The United Nations Collaborative Programme
on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation
and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries
 
 
 
 

Introduction

As part of its tribute to the International Year of Forests in 2011, the Republic and Canton of Geneva paid the UN-REDD Programme a special honour by dedicating its 2011 grape and wine harvest to the UN-REDD Programme. Every year, Geneva extends this honour to an international organization headquartered in the city (the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat is based in Geneva), in part to put a spotlight on the issues these organizations address. The dedication was designed to bring awareness to the work of the UN-REDD Programme as a way to highlight the importance of preserving tropical forests around the world.  Read more…

News

UN-REDD at the Oslo REDD Exchange

The UN-REDD Programme highlights partner country progress in the areas of free, prior and informed consent, environmental and social safeguards and participatory carbon monitoring for REDD+ at Norway's first bi-annual REDD+ Exchange. Read full article…

REDD+ Participatory Governance Assessments Piloted in Indonesia and Nigeria

The UN-REDD Programme together with government counterparts and UNDP country offices in Abuja, Nigeria and Jakarta, Indonesia have initiated pilots on the Participatory Governance Assessments (PGAs) for REDD+. Read full article…

DRC Advances its National REDD+ Forest Monitoring System

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) presented the newly launched start-up phase of their national forest monitoring system at the UN Climate Change talks in Bonn last month. Read full article…

UN-REDD Programme Agencies (FAO & UNDP) Are Hiring

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) are seeking to fill several project positions with the UN-REDD Programme, ranging from young professionals to a senior position as Programme Coordinator.  Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Regional Workshop in Ecuador Focuses on Rights and REDD+ in the Amazon

Civil Society representatives from the UN-REDD Programme participated in the workshop which recommends the establishment of a regional REDD+ Observatory for the Amazon that focuses on the rights of Indigenous Peoples in REDD+.
By: Juliana Splendore, IPAM 
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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD and FCPF Publish Three Joint Papers

The UN-REDD Programme and the World Bank-hosted Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) released three jointly commissioned papers last month on multi-stakeholder participation, benefit-sharing and safeguard for REDD+. Read full article…

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News

UN-REDD at the Oslo REDD Exchange

REDD+ Participatory Governance Assessments Piloted in Indonesia and Nigeria

DRC Advances its National REDD+ Forest Monitoring System

UN-REDD Programme Agencies (FAO & UNDP) Are Hiring
Features & Commentary

Regional Workshop in Ecuador Focuses on Rights and REDD+ in the Amazon
By: Juliana Splendore
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD and FCPF Publish Three Joint Papers
Looking ahead

COICA Regional Summit of the Amazon Basin
15-18 August, 2011: Manaus, Brazil
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