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Intercambio Sur-Sur – Taller Interagencial sobre Estrategias Nacionales REDD+ para la región de Latinoamérica y El Caribe

El taller se llevará a cabo en Quito, Ecuador, del 30 julio hasta el 1 agosto 2014 y será organizada por el Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador. Todos los participantes interesados ​​pueden escuchar la transmisión en vivo en español.
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South-South Exchange - Interagency workshop on National REDD+ Strategies for Latin-American and Caribbean region

The workshop will be held in Quito, Ecuador from 30 July – 1 August 2014, hosted by the Ministry of Environment and shall be available on live webcast in Spanish.
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Solomon Islands move closer to REDD+ with REDD+ Roadmap implementation

An event was held in Honiara, Solomon Islands on 26 June to mark the completion of the country’s UN-REDD Programme Initial National Programme (INP), and its success in supporting the REDD+ readiness of the Solomon Islands.
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National Guidelines on FPIC for REDD+ in Papua New Guinea to be tested

Following three and a half years of development, with over thirteen consultations, and three full revisions, Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Office of Climate Change and Development (OCCD), with support from the UN-REDD Programme in PNG, has produced a working final version of the country’s National Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for REDD+.
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UNORCID Dialogue Series: A Strategic Interaction with the National REDD+ Agency of Indonesia

The United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID) hosted on 1 July a dialogue on “Strategic Interaction with the National REDD+ Agency (BP REDD+) of Indonesia”.
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International conference on land use change and national forest biomass assessment in Central Africa

More than 90 experts from 19 countries came together in Gabon on 21-22 March 2014 to share knowledge on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) and the unique challenges of implementing REDD+ in Central Africa.
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UN-REDD Programme supports regional collaboration in the Guiana Shield to strengthen national forest monitoring systems

Forestry experts from Suriname, Guiana, Brazil, French Guiana and the UN-REDD Programme met 28-29 April to exchange knowledge on the “Design of a Multipurpose National Forest Inventory” in the context of REDD+ in Cayenne, French Guiana.
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Improving assessment of forest resources in South Asia: experts exchange knowledge on tree allometric equations

The UN-REDD Programme held a training workshop In Kerala, India from 26-29 May on forest biomass assessment using GlobAllomeTree, the international web platform for tree allometric equations to support volume, biomass and carbon stock assessment.
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UN-REDD Programme conducts training on data collection for REDD+ in Da Lat, Viet Nam

REDD+ practitioners from Lam Dong province, Hanoi and Hue in Viet Nam met in April in the central highlands of Viet Nam for a two-day training workshop, facilitated by the UN-REDD Programme, on forest governance data collection.
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Video del Programa Nacional ONU-REDD en Panamá destaca los avances de su inventario nacional forestal

Oficiales de la Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente de Panamá (ANAM), miembros de la Coordinadora Nacional de Pueblos Indígenas de Panamá y oficiales del programa ONU-REDD, en este video narran la importancia de conocer los recursos que guardan los bosques a través de un inventario nacional forestal.
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Video highlights progress of Panama’s REDD+ national forest inventory

Officials from Panama’s National Environmental Authority (ANAM), the National Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples in Panama and representatives of the UN-REDD Programme explain why a national forestry inventory is essential to understanding a country’s forest resources in a new video launched in June.
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South-South Knowledge Exchange on National REDD+ Funds Management: Accessing and disbursing results-based finance for REDD+

Experts from more than 11 nations convened in Lima on 5 July to discuss accessing and disbursing results-based finance for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).
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New videos highlight REDD+ in Latin America

A new series of videos highlighting REDD+ in several Latin American countries has been produced by UNEP through the UN-REDD Programme.
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Towards an ASEAN green economy transition: sharing experiences between Vietnam and Indonesia

This half-day Dialogue Series event organized by the United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia(UNORCID) brought together officials from the planning sector of Vietnam, representatives of the United Nations, Indonesian institutions and the donor community.
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Features &  Commentary

UN-REDD Programme Policy Board approves nearly US$ 35.5 million in REDD+ readiness funds

The 20 members of the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board has approved US$ 35,481,763 in REDD+ readiness funds at their 12th policy board meeting, held in Lima, 8-9 July.
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Reports &  Analysis

2013 Annual Progress Report of the UN-REDD Programme Fund

The UN-REDD Programme together with the Multi-Partner Trust Fund has released the 2013 Annual Progress Report of the UN-REDD Programme Fund. The report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2013, and marks the Programme’s fifth anniversary.
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New guide to good practices in forest governance data collection

The new publication, Assessing Forest Governance: A Practical Guide to Data Collection, Analysis and Use, has been released by FAO – through the UN-REDD Programme – and other partners.
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News

Intercambio Sur-Sur – Taller Interagencial sobre Estrategias Nacionales REDD+ para la región de Latinoamérica y El Caribe

South-South Exchange - Interagency workshop on National REDD+ Strategies for Latin-American and Caribbean region

Solomon Islands move closer to REDD+ with REDD+ Roadmap implementation

National Guidelines on FPIC for REDD+ in Papua New Guinea to be tested

UNORCID Dialogue Series: A Strategic Interaction with the National REDD+ Agency of Indonesia

International conference on land use change and national forest biomass assessment in Central Africa

UN-REDD Programme supports regional collaboration in the Guiana Shield to strengthen national forest monitoring systems

Improving assessment of forest resources in South Asia: experts exchange knowledge on tree allometric equations

UN-REDD Programme conducts training on data collection for REDD+ in Da Lat, Viet Nam

Video del Programa Nacional ONU-REDD en Panamá destaca los avances de su inventario nacional forestal

Video highlights progress of Panama’s REDD+ national forest inventory)


South-South Knowledge Exchange on National REDD+ Funds Management: Accessing and disbursing results-based finance for REDD+

New videos highlight REDD+ in Latin America

Towards an ASEAN green economy transition: sharing experiences between Vietnam and Indonesia

Features & Commentary

UN-REDD Programme Policy Board approves nearly US$ 35.5 million in REDD+ readiness funds

Reports & Analysis

2013 Annual Progress Report of the UN-REDD Programme Fund

New guide to good practices in forest governance data collection

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