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Introduction

This month, the UN-REDD Programme is pleased to formally launch its first five-year Programme Strategy 2011-2015. This strategy, approved and further guided by the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board in November, provides a necessary roadmap for scaling up critical support to UN-REDD Programme partner countries. Read more…

News

UN-REDD Releases its First 5-year Programme Strategy

The inaugural UN-REDD Programme Strategy 2011-2015 which provides a critical roadmap for increased support to UN-REDD partner countries, is now available for download in English, French and Spanish. Read full article…

REDD+ Safeguards, Governance Emphasized by UN-REDD Agencies at Forests 2011 Launch

High-level representatives from UN-REDD Programme agencies recently gathered in New York to support the launch of the International Year of Forests and emphasize the need for strong safeguards and forest governance. Read full article…

Read more on the Launch of the International Year of Forests

Features & Commentary

California Leading the Way Towards REDD+ Carbon Markets

Independent REDD+ Consultant, Christopher Cosslett, reviews the implications of California's newly approved cap-and-trade regulations for REDD+, that have been called, "one of REDD+'s most significant milestones in 2010". Read full article…

Mangrove Forests and REDD+

The role of marine ecosystems is often overlooked in international climate negotiations, argues UNEP Programme Officer, Gabriel Grimsditch, in this article that explores how mangrove forests are REDD+ relevant and represent great potential as carbon sinks. Read full article…

Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD Free, Prior and Informed Consent Consultation in Tanzania

The UN-REDD Programme held its third regional consultation with Indigenous Peoples (IP) in Africa to facilitate the development of guidelines on how to apply the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and develop recourse mechanisms for UN-REDD Programme activities during the REDD+ readiness process. Read full article…

National Systems for GHG Inventories

The UN-REDD Programme along with its partners is helping countries build their capacities to gather and report information on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from REDD+ sectors. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

UN-REDD Releases its First 5-year Programme Strategy

REDD+ Safeguards, Governance Emphasized by UN-REDD Agencies at Forests 2011 Launch

Features & Commentary

California Leading the Way Towards REDD+ Carbon Markets
By: Christopher Cosslett


Mangrove Forests and REDD+
By: Gabriel Grimsditch
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD Free, Prior and Informed Consent Consultation in Tanzania

National Systems for GHG Inventories
Looking ahead

Programme of Anti-Corruption on REDD (PAC-REDD) Workshop
25 February 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Conference
2 - 3 March 2011, Paris, France

CARE International and CCBA Social Impacts of REDD+ Workshop
3 - 4 March 2011, London, UK

Meeting of the Advisory Group on Monitoring REDD+ Governance
3 - 4 March 2011, Rome, Italy

CBD Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation and Capacity Building Workshop on REDD+
15 - 18 March 2011, Singapore City, Singapore

UN-REDD Programme 6th Policy Board Meeting
21 - 23 March 2011, Da Lat, Viet Nam

FCPF 8th Participants Committee Meeting
24 - 25 March 2011 Da Lat, Viet Nam

UNFCCC Climate Change Talks
3-8 April 2011, Bangkok, Thailand
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