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News

Viet Nam, Norway and UN officially Launch the Viet Nam UN-REDD Phase II Programme

On 11 October 2013, the Government of Viet Nam took another major step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the agriculture and rural development sector, assisted by a US$30 million grant by the Government of Norway.
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“Happy Fifth Birthday, UN-REDD!” - Celebratory Toasts on the Programme’s Fifth Anniversary

The UN-REDD Programme celebrated its Fifth Anniversary on Wednesday September 25th, 2013 with over 200 representatives of country representatives, delegates, indigenous peoples and civil society organizations, and supporters, at a reception on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York City.
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Engaging Stakeholders Early in the REDD+ Process: Approaches from the Republic of South Sudan

The UN-REDD Programme has been providing direct support to the Republic of South Sudan to support early stakeholder engagement to build greater awareness and improved capacity of all stakeholders to participate in REDD+.
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REDD+ Talks: Leaders from business, UN and forest communities highlight REDD+ to tackle climate change

Leaders from the private, public and civil society sectors convened at REDD+ Talks: NYC to discuss their experiences of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and the role of the private sector in advancing this critical mechanism to tackle deforestation and climate change.
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REDD+ Stakeholders Calling for Greater Leadership by Women to Face Cultural Norms and Recognize Women’s Role in Forest Management

On 27 September, over 35 experts from national government institutions, CSO, local communities and development partner organizations gathered in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to discuss and identify priority actions for ensuring greater inclusion of women and gender perspectives in Cambodia’s REDD+ readiness process.
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Upcoming South-South Exchange Study Tour on Stakeholder Engagement and Communications in REDD+: Lessons from Cambodia

The UN-REDD Programme is organizing a three-day study tour for Partner Countries in the Asia-Pacific to learn from Cambodia’s experiences in supporting stakeholder participation and communications into their national REDD+ processes.
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Safeguards and Multiple Benefits Workshop in Nairobi

From 17-19 September 2013, 45 participants from sixteen African countries attended the workshop "Planning for REDD+: Incorporating multiple benefits and safeguards", alongside donor, civil society and indigenous people's representatives. The workshop was held in the United Nations Office in Nairobi.
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Ecuador Strengthens its REDD+ Working Group and Debates Participatory Governance Assessments

With the technical support of the UN-REDD Joint National Programme, Ecuador’s Environmental Ministry held a meeting on October 8, 2013, the third meeting of this REDD+ Working Group.
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En Ecuador se Consolida Mesa REDD+ y se Debate la Evaluación Participativa de Gobernanza

El Ministerio de Ambiente, con el apoyo técnico del Programa Nacional Conjunto ONU-REDD Ecuador, realizó el martes 8 de octubre de 2013 la Tercera Reunión Ordinaria de la Mesa de Trabajo REDD+ (MdT).
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Latest Developments on Legal Preparedness Support for REDD+

Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo received UN-REDD Programme legislative support for the implementation of REDD+ at the country level.
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Asia-Pacific Countries Share Progress on National Forest Inventory Systems

Over 80 participants from the Asia-Pacific region participated in a Lessons Learned Workshop on National Forest Monitoring Systems (NFMS) for REDD+ in Bangkok, Thailand from 15-17 October 2013.
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New Publication: REDD+ and the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets

‘REDD+ and the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets: Promoting Synergies in International Forest Conservation Efforts’ is the UN-REDD Programme’s fifth Policy Brief.
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Reports &  Analysis

A New Go-REDD+ Issue from UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

The latest Go-REDD+ issue from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv discusses the role of community forestry in REDD+.
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In this issue

News

Viet Nam, Norway and UN officially Launch the Viet Nam UN-REDD Phase II Programme

“Happy Fifth Birthday, UN-REDD!” - Celebratory Toasts on the Programme’s Fifth Anniversary

Engaging Stakeholders Early in the REDD+ Process: Approaches from the Republic of South Sudan

REDD+ Talks: Leaders from business, UN and forest communities highlight REDD+ to tackle climate change

REDD+ Stakeholders Calling for Greater Leadership by Women to Face Cultural Norms and Recognize Women’s Role in Forest Management

Upcoming South-South Exchange Study Tour on Stakeholder Engagement and Communications in REDD+: Lessons from Cambodia

Safeguards and Multiple Benefits Workshop in Nairobi

Ecuador Strengthens its REDD+ Working Group and Debates Participatory Governance Assessments

En Ecuador se Consolida Mesa REDD+ y se Debate la Evaluación Participativa de Gobernanza

Latest Developments on Legal Preparedness Support for REDD+

Asia-Pacific Countries Share Progress on National Forest Inventory Systems

New Publication: REDD+ and the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Reports & Analysis

New Go-REDD+ Issue From UN-REDD in Asia-Pacific

Looking ahead

Oslo REDD Exchange
29-30 October, 2013: Oslo, Norway

Climate Change, Forests and the Law in Africa: Addressing Governance & Research Challenges Symposium
9 November, 2013: St John’s Divinity School, University of Cambridge, UK

Global Landscapes Forum
16-17 November, 2013:Warsaw (Mazowieckie), Poland

UNFCCC COP19
11-22 November, 2013: Warsaw (Mazowieckie), Poland
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