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Introduction

Next week in Durban, South Africa, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will meet for the 17th time to advance critical negotiations on an agreement to supersede the Kyoto Protocol and ensure a legally binding commitment to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Read more…

News

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. Read full article…

National UN-REDD Programme Updates

Ecuador signs its National Programme and enters into implementation; REDD+ Readiness consultations begin in Bangladesh; the Philippines officially kicks off REDD+ implementation with its Inception workshop; and Viet Nam finalizes its study on ecological stratification linked to REDD+. Read full article…

Addressing Corruption Risks in REDD+ in Asia-Pacific

The UN-REDD Programme recently co-organized two regional workshops in Nepal and Thailand to identify practical recommendations in tackling corruption risks for REDD+. Read full article…

New Stakeholder Engagement Resources on un-redd.org

Check out the newly revamped webpage on Engagement of Indigenous Peoples and other forest dependent communities on un-redd.org. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Update on REDD+ in Solomon Islands

Faced with high rates of deforestation that call for urgent action, the Solomon Islands continues its ongoing REDD+ implementation efforts with a half-day training event on measurement, reporting, verification (MRV) and monitoring for REDD+.
By: Aki Kono and Matieu Henry
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Reports &  Analysis

New Publication on Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers

Under the lead of FAO and the National Forest Programme Facility, the UN-REDD Programme has contributed to the extensive review process of a new publication which provides a practical approach for integrating climate change into national forest programmes. Read full article…

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

With support from the UN-REDD Programme, the summary report on multiple benefits of REDD+ in Ecuador is now available in English and SpanishRead full article…

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

Alongside UNFCCC talks in Panama in October, the UN-REDD Programme supported the REDD+ Partnership's third official meeting of 2011, which discussed the progress made on the Voluntary REDD+ Database, and the Partnerships' workshops on REDD+ safeguards as well as measuring and monitoring REDD+. Read full article…

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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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