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Introduction

The UN-REDD Programme, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and the Forest Investment Programme (FIP) have taken some important steps forward over the past month to improve coordination and support to REDD+ countries. At the end of June, representatives from the UN-REDD Programme had the opportunity to attend both the FIP Sub-Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., and the FCPF Participants Committee meeting in Georgetown, Guyana. Read more…

News

REDD+ Partnership Meeting in Brazil

The Interim REDD+ Partnership, established at the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference in May, held its first expert meeting in Brasilia 14-15 July, and the UN-REDD Programme was there to lend support and present initial concepts for a global REDD+ voluntary database. Read full article…

UN-REDD Hosts FPIC Workshop in Viet Nam

The UN-REDD Programme held consultations with Indigenous Peoples from Asia and the Pacific, looking at how to apply the principles of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to the REDD+ Readiness process. Read full article…

Governance Update

The UN-REDD Programme has been active over the past few months, in convening and engaging with partners from around in the world to advance ideas and common understandings of governance issues related to REDD+. Read full article…

US$8.7 Million Approved for UN-REDD’s Global Activities

In a recent intersessional decision on 25 June, the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board approved the budget for an additional US$8.7 million to fund global activities aimed at supporting national REDD+ readiness efforts. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Making REDD+ Work for Zambia

UNDP Programme Officer, Samuli Leminen, highlights REDD+ progress in Zambia since the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board approved US$4.5 million for the country’s national REDD+ strategy. Read full article…

MRV and Monitoring for REDD+ Implementation

Peter Holmgren, Director of Climate, Energy and Tenure Division and UN-REDD Programme Coordinator at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), explains the challenges ahead and key steps when it comes to setting-up a national monitoring system for REDD+. Read full article…

Reports &  Analysis

Joint UN-REDD and GEO MRV Workshop

The UN-REDD Programme along with the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) held its first joint workshop entitled “Measurement, reporting and verification, a roadmap for implementation at the country level” from 22 to 24 June 2010 in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the support of the Mexican Forestry Commission (Comisión Nacional Forestal – CONAFOR). Read full article…

Report: FCPF Meeting in Guyana

The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s (FCPF) sixth Participants Committee meeting, which took place in Georgetown, Guyana at the end of June, reviewed and assessed the Readiness Preparation Proposals (R-PPs) of Argentina, Costa Rica, Kenya, Nepal and the Republic of Congo, and allocated $17.2 million to assist them in executing the contents of their R-PPs and to prepare for REDD+. Read full article…

Report: FIP Sub-Committee Meeting

On June 24 in Washington DC, the governing body of the multilateral Forest Investment Program (FIP) gathered for its fourth meeting and made a series of decisions, advancing the FIP to its next critical stage of implementation. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

REDD+ Partnership Meeting in Brazil

UN-REDD Hosts FPIC Workshop in Viet Nam

Governance Update

US$8.7 Million Approved for UN-REDD’s Global Activities
Features & Commentary

Making REDD+ Work for Zambia By: Samuli Leminen

MRV and Monitoring for REDD+ Implementation By: Peter Holmgren
Reports & Analysis

Joint UN-REDD and GEO MRV Workshop

Report: FCPF Meeting in Guyana

Report: FIP Sub-Committee Meeting
Looking ahead

UNFCCC Climate Change Talks
2 - 6 August 2010‚ Bonn, Germany

XXIII IUFRO World Congress
23 - 28 August 2010, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Workshop on Forest Governance and REDD in Latin America and the Caribbean
30 August - 3 September 2010, Oaxaca, Mexico
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