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Thirteenth Policy Board Meeting

The thirteenth UN-REDD Programme Policy Board meeting will be held in Arusha, Tanzania on 3-7 November 2014. The itinerary for the meeting includes a field visit on 3 November, a joint knowledge sharing day with the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility on 4 November, a UN-REDD Programme Information Sharing Day on 5 November and the official Policy Board meeting on 6-7 November.

For any questions related to the Policy Board meeting, please contact us at: policyboard@un-redd.org.

Information Documents:

Information and Knowledge Sharing Sessions:

  • Session 1: National REDD+ Strategies

  • Session 2: Reference Emission Levels and Forest Reference Levels (REL/FRL)

  • Session 3: Tenure and REDD+

  • Session 4: SNA Work Plan & Budget Revision 2015

Policy Board meeting:

Session I - Opening and approval of Agenda:

  • Draft Provisional Agenda
    English - Español  - Français

  • Annotations to the Provisional Agenda
    English - Español  - Français

Session II - Overview of progress and results since the twelfth Policy Board:

  1. Semi-Annual Progress Report 2014
    English - Español - Français

  2. Annexes to Semi-Annual Progress Report 2014

    1. Bolivia  
    2. Cambodia  
    3. Ecuador  
    4. Nigeria  
    5. Panama  
    6. Papua New Guinea  
    7. Paraguay  
    8. Republic of Congo  
    9. Sri Lanka  
    10. Zambia  
    11. Support to National REDD+ Action (SNA)
      English  - Español  - Français  

  3. UN-REDD Programme Funding Framework
    English - Español  - Français

Session III - Funding Allocation Request:

  • SNA Workplan and Budget Addendum 2015
    English - Español  - Français

  • SNA Monitoring Framework 2013-2015
    English - Español  - Français

  • SNA Submisson Form for Sixth Budget Revision
    English - Español  - Français

National Programmes for approval

  • Uganda
    • Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP)
      English - Español - Français

Session IV - Strategic and Policy Issues:

Session V - Country Experiences: From readiness to implementation:

Session VI - SNA Update:

  • Country Needs Assessment
  • Private Sector Engagement

Session VIII - Strategic and Policy Issues:

Session IX - Closing of Meeting

Knowledge Sharing Day:

  • Agenda
    English - Español  - Français
Video: REDD as part of the solution
Global Support to Partner Countries
The UN-REDD Programme supports national REDD+ readiness efforts in two ways: (i) direct support to the design and implementation of UN-REDD National Programmes; and (ii) complementary support to national REDD+ action through common approaches, analyses, methodologies, tools, data and best practices developed through the UN-REDD Global Programme. By June 2014, total funding for these two streams of support to countries totaled US$195.7 million.

Support from the UN-REDD Global Programme is delivered to partner countries through seven integrated work areas:

Targeted Support

Countries may also request Targeted Support to fund specific REDD+ readiness activities.

Targeted Support status update, 30 August 2014
Number of individual countries with targeted support: 32
+ Regional support to the Pacific Islands

  • Countries without National Programmes: 17
  • Countries with National Programmes: 15

Total amount approved:

US$ 10,930,718

Total amount approved by region

      Africa (8 countries) US$ 2,490,314
      Asia Pacific (13 countries) US$ 5,950,509
      Latin America (8 countries) US$ 2,489,895

Procedures for Accessing UN-REDD Programme Targeted Support
English - Français - Español

Voluntary form for requesting targeted support
English - Français - Español

Submission of requests
Requests for targeted support should be addressed to the UN-REDD Programme Secretariat:

Mr. Mario Boccucci,
Head, UN-REDD Programme Secetariat
International Environment House
11-13 Chemin des Anémones
CH-1219 Chatelaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Email: un-redd@un-redd.org

Regional Support to Partner Countries
The UN-REDD Programme supports 56 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean in their REDD+ readiness efforts. UN-REDD Programme regional teams operate in all three of these areas to help coordinate efforts across countries in the region and liaise with other regional teams to ensure all countries in the UN-REDD Programme can benefit from knowledge sharing and important lessons learned.
Credit: Jim Ball
Credit: Jim Ball
Credit: Jim Ball
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