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News

UN-REDD Hosts Regional Workshop on Social and Environmental Safeguards

REDD+ experts from across the Asia-Pacific region gathered in Bangkok, Thailand to share experiences and build capacities for better understanding of safeguards system in REDD+.
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Strengthening Forest Related Frameworks to Support REDD+ Implementation

Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru move ahead in the revision of their legal frameworks REDD+ Implementation.
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Bangladesh Paves the Way in Climate Financing Sector

National Workshop on REDD+ highlights progress achieved in Bangladesh’s national REDD+ Readiness Roadmap.
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Cambodian National REDD+ Taskforce Established

The establishment and operation of the Cambodian National REDD+ Taskforce will generate numerous lessons that will be of added value to countries facing challenges in managing REDD+ Readiness processes.
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Zambia Steps up Efforts on Stakeholder Engagement Ahead of REDD+ Strategy

National consultations with civil society organizations, cooperation partners and research institutions have increased.
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CBFP-COMIFAC Strengthens Gender Equality Considerations

Central African meeting highlights women’s critical role in sustainable forest management.
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UNEP, CIFOR and UN-REDD to Host “Forests Africa: Opportunities for a Green Economy” Conference

The conference will aim to take steps toward repositioning forests within Africa’s economic and political landscape.
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Features & Commentary

UN-REDD Hosts Regional Lessons Learned Workshop on Social and Environmental Safeguards

At a recent consultative workshop in Bangkok participants shared knowledge and experience on safeguard policies in REDD+.
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By: Kanwar Muhammad Javed Iqbal and Pasang Sherpa


The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and the Republic of South Sudan Embark on Stakeholder Engagement in REDD+ Initiatives

The implementation of these initiatives will spearhead joint development of tools and methodology, collaboration and gathering of common lessons.
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By: Anne Martinussen

 

Reports &  Analysis

Launch of “Legal Analysis of Cross-cutting Issues for REDD+ Implementation: Lessons Learned from Mexico, Viet Nam and Zambia” Publication

The publication aims to identify key legal considerations to implement national REDD+ programmes/strategies and to present lessons learned to assist countries in drafting legislative reforms related to REDD+.
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New Go-REDD+ Issue Looks at the Evolution of REDD+

The latest Go-REDD+ issue from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv gives readers an overview of the evolution of REDD+ and explores the reasons work continues to be carried out on REDD+.
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In this issue

News

UN-REDD Hosts Regional Workshop on Social and Environmental Safeguards

Strengthening Forest Related Frameworks to Support REDD+ Implementation

Bangladesh Paves the Way in Climate Financing Sector

Cambodian National REDD+ Taskforce Established

Zambia Steps up Efforts on Stakeholder Engagement Ahead of REDD+ Strategy

CBFP-COMIFAC Strengthens Gender Equality Considerations

UNEP, CIFOR and UN-REDD to Host “Forests Africa: Opportunities for a Green Economy” Conference

Features & Commentary

UN-REDD Hosts Regional Lessons Learned Workshop on Social and Environmental Safeguards
By: Kanwar Muhammad Javed Iqbal and Pasang Sherpa

The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire and the Republic of South Sudan Embark on Stakeholder Engagement in REDD+ Initiatives
By: Anne Martinussen

Reports & Analysis

Launch of “Legal Analysis of Cross-cutting Issues for REDD+ Implementation: Lessons Learned from Mexico, Viet Nam and Zambia” Publication

New Go-REDD+ Issue Looks at the Evolution of REDD+

Looking ahead

International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition
13-15 May, 2013: Rome, Italy

12th Session of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
20-31 May 2013: NY, USA

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