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Introduction

As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Tianjin and Cancun draw closer, progress on REDD+ will attract tremendous interest from a range of climate change stakeholders, especially those interested in seeing a REDD+ agreement. At the UNFCCC’s meetings in Bonn in August, new disagreements emerged over aspects of the REDD+ text, creating new challenges for negotiators to make progress and forge renewed agreement on these issues. Read more…

News

Indonesia’s National REDD+ Strategy

UN-REDD Indonesia is collaborating with the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) to conduct an intensive multi-stakeholder consultation process that will produce the world’s first fully participatory National REDD+ Strategy. Read full article…

Remote sensing training for REDD+ in Tanzania

The UN-REDD Programme in Tanzania continues to assist the government there with the establishment of a national forest carbon Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system as one of its key tasks and collaborates with NAFORMA to provide training to achieve this. Read full article…

Mexico Launches its REDD+ Website

At the recent workshop on Forest Governance, Decentralization and REDD+ in Oaxaca, Mexico launched its new REDD+ website, www.reddmexico.org and online community of practice. Read full article…

Reminder: Register for Forest Day 4

Forest Day 4 will take place on 5 December 2010 alongside the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 16th Conference of the Parties in Cancún, Mexico. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Making REDD+ Work for Biodiversity and Livelihoods

UN-REDD Programme officers, Wahida Patwa-Shah and Julie Greenwalt, highlight what REDD+ efforts need to do in order to protect the multitude of social and economic benefits derived from biodiversity and ecosystem services. (With contributions from Lera Miles) Read full article…

UN-REDD and FCPF Joint Mission in Republic of Congo

Civil Society representative to the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board, Pacifique Mukumba Isumbisho, reports on stakeholder consultation and engagement in Republic of Congo’s REDD+ readiness efforts. Read full article…

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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD at the REDD+ Governance Workshop in Oaxaca

The UN-REDD Programme held a governance side event at the Bonn Climate Talks in August, where participants discussed existing national REDD+ governance initiatives and explored ways to enhance country ownership of REDD+ governance through multi-stakeholder approaches. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

Indonesia’s National REDD+ Strategy

Remote sensing training for REDD+ in Tanzania

Mexico Launches its REDD+ Website

Reminder: Register for Forest Day 4
Features & Commentary

Making REDD+ Work for Biodiversity and Livelihoods By: Wahida Patwa-Shah & Julie Greenwalt (With contributions from Lera Miles)

UN-REDD and FCPF Joint Mission in Republic of Congo By: Pacifique Mukumba Isumbisho
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD at the REDD+ Governance Workshop in Oaxaca
Looking ahead

20th Session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO)
4 - 8 October 2010, Rome, Italy

UNFCCC Climate Change Negotiations
4 - 9 October 2010, Tianjin, China

Interim REDD+ Partnership Workshop
2 October 2010, Tianjin, China

CBD COP 10
18 - 29 October 2010, Nagoya, Japan
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