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Update on UN-REDD's Work with Indigenous Peoples

UN-REDD hosts regional exchange on Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Indonesia.

The UN-REDD Programme's second REDD+ Regional Information Exchange for Asia-Pacific focused on the issue of the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the implementation of REDD+. The meeting sought to build a greater understanding of FPIC among all partner countries, expose them to new approaches and tools, and increase the capacity of country-level actors to design and implement FPIC processes. Read full article…

UN-REDD contributes to Pan Africa Indigenous Peoples Dialogue in Tanzania.

Indigenous Peoples initiated the first of three regional dialogues with the World Bank hosted Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) with the Pan Africa Indigenous Peoples Dialogue held in Arusha, Tanzania during 22-24 April 2012. The purpose of the Dialogue was to provide the FCPF with the opportunity to update Indigenous Peoples on the FCPF’s policies, safeguards and activities; to discuss the views and concerns of Indigenous Peoples; and to reach agreement on mechanisms, processes and funding for the engagement of Indigenous Peoples. Read full article…

UN-REDD Presents Progress on FPIC at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Last week, the UN-REDD Programme shared lessons learned from its body of work on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) at the Eleventh Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York. Read full article…




In this issue


Unprecedented Cooperation Established on Anti-Corruption for REDD+ in Africa

South-South Exchange on REDD+ Governance Sets Up Unique Community of Practice

Update on UN-REDD's Work with Indigenous Peoples

Vacancy Announcement for UN-REDD Secretariat
Features & Commentary

Mexico Adopts Landmark REDD+ Legal Reforms
By: Francesca Felicani Robles, Andrés Avila Akerberg and Chris Stephens
Reports & Analysis

Committee on World Food Security Launches Groundbreaking Guidelines on Land Tenure

New Go-REDD+ Issue Explores Anti-Corruption Efforts in Forest Sector

Looking ahead

GEF Council 42
11-14 June, 2012: Washington, D.C, USA

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
20-22 June, 2012: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Participants Committee meeting
27-29 June, 2012: Santa Marta, Colombia

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