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News

Solomon Islands and Pakistan Move Forward with their National REDD+ Roadmaps

Solomon Islands REDD+ Taskforce makes an appeal to its national cabinet for increased leadership and coordination; and Pakistan’s Ministry of Climate Change makes forests a major part of the country’s strategy to combat climate change.
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DRC Shares Lessons with Tanzania on Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+

Last month, delegates from Tanzania visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to share experiences on setting up national satellite forest monitoring systems; and the DRC launches new video to highlight its National Forest Monitoring System Portal.
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UN-REDD Partner Countries Increase their REDD+ Technical Expertise


Indonesia and UN-REDD to Host Global Symposium on REDD+ in a Green Economy

The Global Symposium aims to highlight how REDD+ can help countries to further develop their green growth agenda.
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UN-REDD Launches Independent Evaluation of National Programme in Panama

In response to concerns raised recently by Panama’s National Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples, the UN-REDD Programme will commission an independent evaluation of the entire UN-REDD National Programme in Panama, with particular emphasis on the participation of indigenous peoples.
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UN-REDD Underscores Tenure as a Success Factor for REDD+

At a recent global meeting in Rome, forest experts and stakeholders agreed that securing tenure for indigenous peoples and local communities is one of the most crucial issues to be solved in the sustainable management of forests.
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Features & Commentary

Cambodia’s REDD+ Pilot Projects Contribute to Settlement of Forest Disputes

The UN-REDD National Programme in Cambodia has recently begun looking into using consensus building mechanisms from existing REDD+ pilot project sites to resolve forest and land-use disputes.
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By: Heang Thy


UN-REDD Launches Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent for REDD+

The recently launched UN-REDD Programme Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) outline a framework for partner countries for seeking and obtaining FPIC in the context of REDD+.
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By: Gaya Sriskanthan

 

Moving from Global Advocacy to Country-level Actions on Anti-Corruption for REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme highlights results and outcomes of its regional capacity building efforts on anti-corruption for REDD+, undertaken over the past two years.
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By: Estelle Fach and Tsegaye Lemma

 

Understanding REDD+ and FLEGT Linkages Through Country Experiences

The UN-REDD Programme recently released two new studies on the linkages between REDD+ and Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade processes in Cameroon and Central African Republic.
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By: Emelyne Cheney and Marjo Maidell

 

Reports &  Analysis

Latest UN-REDD Policy Brief Now Available in French and Spanish

The UN-REDD Programme’s third policy brief gives practical recommendations for putting REDD+ safeguards into practice.
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Call for Comments on UN Guide to Support Respect of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights by Private Sector

The United Nations Global Compact has developed a Business Reference Guide on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which is now open for public consultation until June 2013.
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New Report on Economics of Forest Carbon Projects

With support from the UN-REDD Programme, the UNEP Risø Centre recently released a report looking at the economics of forest carbon projects and private sector involvement in REDD+.
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New Go-REDD+ Issue Links REDD+ with Poverty Reduction

The latest issue from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv assesses how REDD+ can contribute to environmental and social co-benefits.
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In this issue

News

Solomon Islands and Pakistan Move Forward with their National REDD+ Roadmaps

DRC Shares Lessons with Tanzania on Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+

UN-REDD Partner Countries Increase their REDD+ Technical Expertise

Indonesia and UN-REDD to Host Global Symposium on REDD+ in a Green Economy

UN-REDD Launches Independent Evaluation of National Programme in Panama

UN-REDD Underscores Tenure as a Success Factor for REDD+

Features & Commentary

Cambodia’s REDD+ Pilot Projects Contribute to Settlement of Forest Disputes
By: Heang Thy

UN-REDD Launches Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent for REDD+
By: Gaya Sriskanthan

Moving from Global Advocacy to Country-level Actions on Anti-Corruption for REDD+
By: Estelle Fach and Tsegaye Lemma

Understanding REDD+ and FLEGT Linkages Through Country Experiences
By: Emelyne Cheney and Marjo Maidell

Reports & Analysis

Latest UN-REDD Policy Brief Now Available in French and Spanish

Call for Comments on UN Guide to Support Respect of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights by Private Sector

New Report on Economics of Forest Carbon Projects

New Go-REDD+ Issue Links REDD+ with Poverty Reduction

Looking ahead

FPIC and Anti-Corruption workshop with COICA
7 April, 2013: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

REDD+ Safeguards and Conflict Resolution workshop
9-13 April, 2013: Paraguay

Multiple Benefits Mapping workshop
8-24 April, 2013: Dar es Salaam and Morogoro, Tanzania

Latin America National Forest Monitoring System workshop
23-26 April, 2013: Tena, Ecuador

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