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Introduction

November was an exciting month for the UN-REDD Programme. Our Policy Board approved US$15.2 million for five national programmes, which means the UN-REDD Programme now provides direct support to 12 countries and has partnerships with 17 others. These developments underscore the growing strength of the UN-REDD Programme's community of practice, through which countries are learning from each other and sharing valuable lessons and experiences. Read more…

News

UN-REDD at COP16 and Forest Day 4

The UN-REDD Programme is set to host and participate in a number of events during COP16 and Forest Day 4 in Cancun, Mexico, and will launch its new publication "Perspectives on REDD+", all with the aim of strengthening support and advancing REDD+ readiness and implementation efforts. Read full article…

US$15.2 Million Approved for 5 Countries at the UN-REDD Policy Board Meeting

Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay and Solomon Islands talk about their REDD+ efforts and the value of their partnership with the UN-REDD Programme, after the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board recently approved funding to support their national REDD+ efforts. Read full article…

UN-REDD Hosts First REDD+ Regional Information Exchange

Regional UN-REDD country programme teams from across Asia-Pacific met in Bangkok this month to exchange valuable REDD+ information and lessons learned. Read full article…

Monitoring Governance for REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme and Chatham House organized a second expert workshop this month at FAO headquarters in Rome to discuss national requirements and guidance for monitoring governance safeguards. Read full article…

REDD+ Partnership Launches its Voluntary REDD+ Database

With the aim of delivering reliable information on REDD+ financing and actions, the REDD+ database was launched at the Aichi-Nagoya Ministerial Meeting of the REDD+ Partnership, held in October 2010. Read full article…

Joint Workshop on Opportunity Cost of REDD+ in Tanzania

The UN-REDD Programme in Tanzania is teaming up with the World Bank Institute (WBI), the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), and the ASB-Partnership at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) who will deliver a training workshop on the opportunity cost of REDD+. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

UN-REDD Mission to Nigeria

REDD National Coordinator, Salisu Dahiru, gives Nigeria's perspectives on the UN-REDD Programme's first scoping mission to the country last month. Read full article…

Reports &  Analysis

REDD+ Hours in Nagoya: Fostering Dialogue Among the Rio Conventions

The UN-REDD Programme held five "REDD+ Hour" workshops during the Convention on Biological Diversity's (CBD) 10th Conference of the Parties in October, to explore a range of issues related to REDD+ and the multiple eco-system benefits of forests. Read full article…

Conclusions for REDD+ at CBD COP10

At the 10th Conference of the Parties (COP 10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) last month, delegates agreed on a number of decisions related to the biodiversity aspects of REDD+ and other ecosystem-based approaches to climate change mitigation. Read full article…

REDD+ Issues Explored at Anti-Corruption Workshop in Thailand

At the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) this month in Bangkok, UNDP for the UN-REDD Programme and the German Development Cooperation Agency (GTZ) held a joint workshop to explore how to prevent corruption in the development and implementation of REDD+ strategies. Read full article…

UNEP Launches New Publication "Pathways for Implementing REDD+"

The UNEP Risoe Centre will launch this year’s issue of the Carbon Market Perspectives on REDD+ in Cancun during COP16. Read full article…

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News

UN-REDD at COP16 and Forest Day 4

US$15.2 Million Approved for 5 Countries at the UN-REDD Policy Board Meeting

UN-REDD Hosts First REDD+ Regional Information Exchange

Monitoring Governance for REDD+

REDD+ Partnership Launches its Voluntary REDD+ Database

Joint Workshop on Opportunity Cost of REDD+ in Tanzania
Features & Commentary

UN-REDD Mission to Nigeria By: Salisu Dahiru
Reports & Analysis

REDD+ Hours in Nagoya: Fostering Dialogue Among the Rio Conventions

Conclusions for REDD+ at CBD COP10

REDD+ Issues Explored at Anti-Corruption Workshop in Thailand

UNEP Launches New publication "Pathways for Implementing REDD+"
Looking ahead

REDD+ Partnership workshops
26 - 30 November 2010, Cancun, Mexico
Check out the REDD+ Partnership website for more information

COP16 UNFCCC
29 November - 10 December 2010, Cancun, Mexico

REDD+ Hour at COP16: "REDD+ and Biodiversity"
15:30-17:00, 30 November 2010, Cancunmesse, EU Pavilion, Cancun, Mexico

REDD+ Hour "Open Discussion" sessions at COP16
12:30-13:30, 1, 3 & 6 December 2010, Cancunmesse Ecosystems and Climate Change Pavilion, Cancun

UN-REDD CEB Joint Side Event at COP16: "Delivering as One: Achievements and lessons learned from REDD+ readiness activities"
13:20-14:40, 2 December 2010, Mamey Room, Cancunmesse, Cancun, Mexico

Forest Day 4
5 December 2010, Cancun Centre, Cancun, Mexico

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