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Introduction

Happy New Year! It's been a busy month and a half since our last UN-REDD newsletter, with our focus firmly on supporting our partner countries and the REDD+ negotiations at the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa in December. Read more…

News

UN-REDD Launches Three New Publications

The UN-REDD Programme recently launched a new report on mainstreaming gender and REDD+, as well as a new lessons learned and policy brief series. Read full article…

7 New Countries Join the UN-REDD Programme

The UN-REDD Programme welcomes Benin, Cameroon, Chile, Ghana, Myanmar, South Sudan and Suriname as new partners to the Programme. Read full article…

UN-REDD Develops Multiple Benefits Mapping Toolbox

The toolbox is designed to help users understand the relationship between ecosystem carbon stocks, other ecosystem services, biodiversity, land-use and pressures on natural resources. Read full article…

New "GO-REDD+" Listserv Launched in Asia-Pacific

Through GO-REDD+, the UN-REDD Programme team in Asia-Pacific will disseminate a wide range of regionally-focused information on REDD+ to assist countries in their REDD+ readiness efforts. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

DRC Launches New National Forest Monitoring System

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has taken the lead in developing a revolutionary tool for managing tropical forests, capable of meeting the required standards for REDD+ monitoring and reporting.
By: Danae Maniatis, Stefano Giaccio, Bruno Guay and Inge Jonckheere
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Update on REDD+ in Mongolia

Mongolia has recently become a partner country of the UN-REDD Programme and is now working to develop a national REDD+ roadmap.
By: Bunchingiv Bazartseren, Lisa Ogle and Joel Scriven
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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD and FAO Explore the Legal Dimension of REDD+ Implementation

In three new studies, the UN-REDD Programme and FAO are working with the International Development Law Organisation (IDLO) to look at how legal and regulatory frameworks shape national contexts for REDD+. Read full article…

FAO Releases New Global Deforestation Estimates

New estimates from FAO's recent global survey show continued decline of forest area, and provide important inputs into the work being carried out by the UN-REDD Programme. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

UN-REDD Launches Three New Publications

7 New Countries Join the UN-REDD Programme

UN-REDD Develops Multiple Benefits Mapping Toolbox

New "GO-REDD+" Listserv Launched in Asia-Pacific
Features & Commentary

DRC Launches New National Forest Monitoring System
By: Danae Maniatis, Stefano Giaccio, Bruno Guay and Inge Jonckheere


Update on REDD+ in Mongolia
By: Bunchingiv Bazartseren, Lisa Ogle and Joel Scriven
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD and FAO Explore the Legal Dimension of REDD+ Implementation

FAO Releases New Global Deforestation Estimates
Looking ahead

UN-REDD Social and Environmental Principles and Criteria; and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Workshops
8 - 10 February, 2012: Geneva, Switzerland
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