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UN-REDD at COP17 and Forest Day 5

The UN-REDD Programme invites participants at COP17 and FD5 to join in the REDD+ discussions the Programme will host in Durban, where the first publications under the Programme's new Lessons Learned and Policy Brief series will be launched.


                     
 

UN-REDD at COP17 and Forest Day 5

The UN-REDD Programme invites participants at COP17 and FD5 to join in the REDD+ discussions the Programme will host in Durban, where the first publications under the Programme's new Lessons Learned and Policy Brief series will be launched.

CEB SIDE EVENT: "Making Progress with REDD+: Applying Lessons Learned to Enhance Success"

Date: Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011
Time:
13:15-14:45
Location:
Room 2, ICC Convention Center, Durban

Countries worldwide are implementing REDD+ readiness and significant lessons are already emerging. Join the UN-REDD Programme to discuss how these lessons are advancing REDD+ and revealing opportunities to connect with other sectors to meet climate and sustainable development goals while catalyzing transitions to a green economy. For more information on this side event, email un-redd@un-redd.org.

Launch of UN-REDD Lessons Learned and Policy Brief Series

"UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific"
Drawing from the early experiences of supporting partner countries in their REDD+ readiness and implementation efforts over the past three years, the UN-REDD Programme will launch its first "Lessons Learned" series with a substantive, 12-page publication focusing on lessons learned among UN-REDD Programme partner countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The "UN-REDD Lessons Learned: Asia-Pacific" booklet (in English, French and Spanish) will be available at the REDD+ CEB side event on 30 November 2011 in Durban, as well as at the UN-REDD Programme booth throughout the first week of COP17 and on the UN-REDD Programme website.
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UN-REDD Policy Brief: "REDD+ and a Green Economy"

The UN-REDD Programme's inaugural policy brief entitled, "REDD+ and a Green Economy: Opportunities for a mutually supportive relationship", will also be launched at the REDD+ CEB side event on 30 November 2011 in Durban, and will be available at the UN-REDD Programme booth throughout the first week of COP17 and on the UN-REDD Programme website.
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Forest Day 5

Date: Sunday, 4 December 2010
Time:
9 am-6:45 pm
Location:
Olive Convention Centre, Durban

At Forest Day 5, join representatives from the UN-REDD Programme's participating UN agencies (FAO, UNDP and UNEP) as they lead learning events, all targeted at exploring various REDD+ issues (see below for details)

UN-REDD at Forest Day 5

TIME EVENT UN-REDD PRESENTERS
11:00-12:30
Room: NBCC
Biodiversity safeguards in REDD+ UNEP
1.30-2.30pm Issues Marketplace FAO, UNDP, UNEP
11.00-12.30
Room La vita
Exploring reference levels and monitoring for REDD+: Early country pilot activities FAO
16.00-17.30
Room: NBCC
Addressing gender considerations in climate change adaptation and REDD+ efforts UNDP
16.00-17.30
Room: Olive
Change and adaptation in African drylands: Reversing deforestation while contributing to food security FAO
16:00-17:30
Room: La vita
Social safeguards: protecting the rights and interests of Indigenous Peoples and forest-dependent communities in REDD+ UNDP
16:00-17:30
Room: La vita
Forests and the Rio+20 Conference FAO

Other events in Durban the UN-REDD Programme is participating in:

MEETING DATE TIME VENUE
Addressing REDD+ social and environmental safeguards: Experiences using REDD+ SES and other mechanisms 30 Nov 2011 18:30-20:00 Room 5
"Progress towards REDD+ readiness: DRC’s integrated monitoring and evaluation system for REDD+" 30 Nov 2011 18:30-20:00 Room 2
Towards REDD+ Readiness in Tanzania: Lessons learnt, Opportunities and Challenges. 1 Dec 2011 18:30-20:00 Room 1
The Papua New Guinea National Forest Monitoring System: a way forward to REDD+ Phase I 1 Dec 2011 18:30-20:00 Room 4
Building Capacities for REDD+ 2 Dec 2011 10:00-12:00 Rio Conventions Pavilion
Results-Based Capacity Development to Address Climate Change: Lessons Learned from UN Initiatives 2 Dec 2011 13:15-14:45 Room 2
"2nd Amazon Evening" 2 Dec 2011 14:10-15:40 Suncoast Conference Centre
Social safeguards: protecting the rights and interests of Indigenous Peoples and forest-dependent communities in REDD+ 4 Dec 2011 16:00-17:30 Olive Convention Centre
Public-Private Sector Dinner on REDD+ 6 Dec 2011 18:00-20:00 Nedbank Building
The Avoided Deforestation Partners (ADP) event 7 Dec 2011    
Announcement of Joint Declaration on REDD+ from Congo Basin and donor countries. 7 Dec 2011   African Pavilion
Public - Private Partnerships: Promoting inclusive, equitable, and gender-sensitive climate finance 8 Dec 2011 13:15-14:45  
Legal Preparedness for Climate Compatible Development: Securing REDD+ 8 Dec 2011 18:30-20:00 Room 5
 
In this issue

News

UN-REDD at COP17 and Forest Day 5

National UN-REDD Programme Updates

Addressing Corruption Risks in REDD+ in Asia-Pacific

New Stakeholder Engagement Resources on un-redd.org
Features & Commentary

Update on REDD+ in Solomon Islands
By: Aki Kono and Matieu Henry
Reports & Analysis

New Publication on Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers

Report on Multiple Benefits of REDD+ in Ecuador now Available in Spanish

REDD+ Partnership Discusses Progress Made on REDD+ Database, Measuring and Monitoring
Looking ahead

UNFCCC COP17
28 November- 9 December, 2011: Durban, South Africa

Climate-Smart Knowledge Day
29 November, 2011: Durban, South Africa

REDD+ CEB Side event at COP17
30 November, 2011: Durban, South Africa

Forest Day 5
4 December, 2011: Durban, South Africa
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