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In just a few days, I will have the pleasure of seeing many of you in Copenhagen for perhaps the most important climate summit of our times. Expectations are high on all sides. For the UN-REDD Programme and to all those who have been working hard to pilot REDD+ activities around the world, it is clear that an agreement on REDD+ must be reached. Read more...

 
 

News

Spain becomes a donor to the UN-REDD Programme

The Government of Spain pledges €15 million to the UN-REDD Programme’s multi-donor trust fund Read full article…

 

 

Indonesia and UN sign programme to tackle deforestation and climate change

The Indonesia UN-REDD programme was signed at the National Dialogue on Climate Change, a high-level meeting organized on 23 November by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Read full article…

Official launch of the UN-REDD Programme in Tanzania

Over 80 people from various national organizations, NGOs, government, and community groups attended the official launch of the UN-REDD Programme in Tanzania in early November Read full article...

Enhancing carbon monitoring systems through satellite imagery

A new Global Forest Resources Assessment internet portal will help monitor forests and reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation Read full article...

Viet Nam study on a benefit distribution system to be released at COP15

A team of national and international experts examined the requirements for a benefit distribution system compliant with REDD+ Read full article...

 
 

Features & Commentary

Ecuador: taking firm steps towards REDD

By Marco Chiu, Advisor of the Undersecretary of Natural Patrimony Read full article...

 
 

Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD Programme in Latin America: highlights on recent dialogue with civil society

The success of REDD national processes will depend on the engagement of all national stakeholders. In Latin America and elsewhere, the UN-REDD Programme is engaging in regular dialogues with indigenous and civil society representatives to educate, inform and respond to—sometimes vivid— concerns. Below are two summaries of these discussions, in Bolivia and El Salvador. Read full article…

El Programa ONU-REDD en América Latina: Información destacada sobre el diálogo reciente con la sociedad civil

El éxito de los procesos nacionales de REDD dependerá de la participación de todas las partes involucradas a nivel nacional. En América Latina, así como en el resto del mundo, el Programa ONU-REDD está llevando a cabo diálogos con representantes indígenas y de la sociedad civil para capacitar, informar y responder a las preocupaciones que aquejan a dichos grupos. A continuación se exponen dos resúmenes de dichos diálogos en Bolivia y El Salvador. Lea el artículo...

Planning for REDD readiness -- the Tanzania case

An illustration of concrete steps and activities initiated or planned under the Tanzania UN-REDD Programme as they relate to REDD readiness components Read full article…

Carbon Stock Assessment and Modelling in Zambia: a UN-REDD Programme study

Results of a UN-REDD Programme study are now available as part of the ongoing activities in Zambia to establish reliable carbon assessment methodologies Read full article…

 
 
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In this issue

News

Spain becomes a donor to the UN-REDD Programme

Indonesia and UN sign programme to tackle deforestation and climate change

Official launch of the UN-REDD Programme in Tanzania

Enhancing carbon monitoring systems through satellite imagery

Viet Nam study on a benefit distribution system to be released at COP15



Features & Commentary

Ecuador: taking firm steps towards REDD --By Marco Chiu, Advisor of the Undersecretary of Natural Patrimony



Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD Programme in Latin America: highlights on recent dialogue with civil society

El Programa ONU-REDD en América Latina: Información destacada sobre el diálogo reciente con la sociedad civil

Planning for REDD readiness -- the Tanzania case

Carbon Stock Assessment and Modelling in Zambia: a UN-REDD Programme study



Looking ahead

United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15)
7-18 December 2009, Copenhagen, Denmark

Forest Day 3
13 December, Copenhagen, Denmark.



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