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UN-REDD Programme at COP17 and Forest Day 5

                     
 

From successful side events on REDD+ lessons learned and new forest monitoring tools in the DRC, to supporting the Joint Declaration of Intent for REDD+ in the Congo Basin, see below highlights from the UN-REDD Programme's many activities at COP17.

Read more on the UN-REDD Programme blog.

CEB SIDE EVENT: "Making Progress with REDD+: Applying Lessons Learned to Enhance Success"

Date: Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011
Location: Room 2, ICC Convention Center, Durban

Read highlights from the UN-REDD Programme's COP17 CEB side event on the UN-REDD blog.

Download the UN-REDD Programme's COP17 presentation on REDD+ Lessons Learned.

Launch of UN-REDD Lessons Learned and Policy Brief Series

"UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific" Drawing from the early experiences of supporting partner countries in their REDD+ readiness and implementation efforts over the past three years, the UN-REDD Programme launchd its first "Lessons Learned" series with a substantive, 12-page publication focusing on lessons learned among UN-REDD Programme partner countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The "UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific" booklet (in English, French and Spanish) was presented to participants at the REDD+ CEB side event on 30 November 2011 in Durban, as well as at the UN-REDD Programme booth throughout the first week of COP17 and on the UN-REDD Programme website. Read more...

Download the "UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific" booklet in English French and Spanish

UN-REDD Policy Brief: "REDD+ and a Green Economy"

The UN-REDD Programme's inaugural policy brief entitled, "REDD+ and a Green Economy: Opportunities for a mutually supportive relationship", was also launched at the REDD+ CEB side event on 30 November 2011 in Durban, and made available at the UN-REDD Programme booth throughout the first week of COP17 and on the UN-REDD Programme website. Read more...

Download the policy brief in English (French and spanish coming soon).

Forest Day 5

Date: Sunday, 4 December 2010
Location: Olive Convention Centre, Durban

At Forest Day 5, representatives from the UN-REDD Programme's participating UN agencies (FAO, UNDP and UNEP) led several learning events, all targeted at exploring various REDD+ issues (see below for details)

UN-REDD at Forest Day 5

EVENT UN-REDD PRESENTERS
 
Biodiversity safeguards in REDD+ UNEP
 
Issues Marketplace FAO, UNDP, UNEP
 
Exploring reference levels and monitoring for REDD+: Early country pilot activities FAO
 
Addressing gender considerations in climate change adaptation and REDD+ efforts UNDP
 
Change and adaptation in African drylands: Reversing deforestation while contributing to food security FAO
 
Social safeguards: protecting the rights and interests of Indigenous Peoples and forest-dependent communities in REDD+ UNDP
 
Forests and the Rio+20 Conference FAO

Other events in Durban the UN-REDD Programme participated in:

MEETING DATE
Addressing REDD+ social and environmental safeguards: Experiences using REDD+ SES and other mechanisms 30 Nov 2011
"Progress towards REDD+ readiness: DRC’s integrated monitoring and evaluation system for REDD+" 30 Nov 2011
Towards REDD+ Readiness in Tanzania: Lessons learnt, Opportunities and Challenges. 1 Dec 2011
The Papua New Guinea National Forest Monitoring System: a way forward to REDD+ Phase I 1 Dec 2011
Building Capacities for REDD+ 2 Dec 2011
Results-Based Capacity Development to Address Climate Change: Lessons Learned from UN Initiatives 2 Dec 2011
"2nd Amazon Evening" 2 Dec 2011
Social safeguards: protecting the rights and interests of Indigenous Peoples and forest-dependent communities in REDD+ 4 Dec 2011
Public-Private Sector Dinner on REDD+ 6 Dec 2011
The Avoided Deforestation Partners (ADP) event 7 Dec 2011
Announcement of Joint Declaration on REDD+ from Congo Basin and donor countries. 7 Dec 2011
Public - Private Partnerships: Promoting inclusive, equitable, and gender-sensitive climate finance 8 Dec 2011
Legal Preparedness for Climate Compatible Development: Securing REDD+ 8 Dec 2011
 
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