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Introduction

Just before the UN-REDD Programme's very productive seventh Policy Board meeting this month (read more in our news section below), I had the privilege of attending the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) High Level Forum on Forests and Climate Change for Sustainable Development from 10-11 October. The event gathered more than 300 participants, including a number of noteworthy national and international officials, including the DRC's Ministers for Environment, Planning, Energy and High level Education, the Minister of Environment of the Republic of Congo and the Climate Ambassador of Norway. Read more…

News

UN-REDD Programme Approves US$4 million for REDD+ in Nigeria

At the Programme's recent Policy Board meeting, UN-REDD partner countries share valuable lessons learned in implementing their National REDD+ Programmes. Read full article…

UN-REDD Social and Environmental Criteria Open for Public Consultation

The UN-REDD Programme's draft Social and Environmental Principles and Criteria is open for public consultation until 31 December 2011. Read full article…

UN-REDD at the Oslo Governance Forum

At the recent Oslo Governance Forum this month, the UN-REDD Programme presented progress in piloting Participatory Governance Assessments for REDD+ in Indonesia and Nigeria. Read full article…

Expert Group Defines Options for Panama's REDD+ Implementation

The UN-REDD Programme in Panama has convened a multidisciplinary team of experts that is developing scenarios to assist policy makers in implementing REDD+. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Ever heard of SEDD+?

In this month's feature commentary, UN-REDD Programme Coordinator for Asia-Pacific, Thomas Enters, uses some clever wordsmithing and playful straight talk to clarify what the REDD+ mechanism is all about.
By: Thomas Enters
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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD and CBD Team-up to Support Capacity Building on REDD+ Safeguards

With support from the UN-REDD Programme, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has recently published results from a regional workshop series on capacity building for REDD+ safeguards spanning Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean. Read full article…

Linking Community Monitoring with National MRV for REDD+

UN-REDD Programme partner countries recently participated in a cross-regional workshop to explore how community-level monitoring can help strengthen National REDD+ Programmes. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

UN-REDD Programme Approves US$4 million for REDD+ in Nigeria

UN-REDD Social and Environmental Criteria Open for Public Consultation

UN-REDD at the Oslo Governance Forum

Expert Group Defines Options for Panama's REDD+ Implementation
Features & Commentary

Ever heard of SEDD+?
By: Thomas Enters
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD and CBD Team-up to Support Capacity Building on REDD+ Safeguards

Linking Community Monitoring with National MRV for REDD+
Looking ahead

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Regional FPIC workshop
26 October, 2011: Hanoi, Viet Nam

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week
6-11 November, 2011: Beijing, China

UN-REDD Cambodia Inception workshop
13-17 November, 2011: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Forest Day 5- Registration Now Open
Click here to register
4 December, 2011: Durban, South Africa
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