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Introduction

In one month's time, political leaders and experts from across the globe will gather in Rio de Janeiro to re-energize a conversation about sustainable development that was at the heart of the first "Earth Summit" exactly 20 years ago in that very city. It is hoped that the Rio+20 Earth Summit will produce a political agreement on how to achieve meaningful sustainable development moving forward. Read more…

News

Unprecedented Cooperation Established on Anti-Corruption for REDD+ in Africa

At a recent workshop in Zambia, participants from seven UN-REDD Programme partner countries, civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations in Africa signed a joint statement on why and how to deal with anti-corruption efforts related to REDD+. Read full article…

South-South Exchange on REDD+ Governance Sets Up Unique Community of Practice

The UN-REDD Programme recently supported the first South-South Exchange on Participatory Governance Assessment (PGA) for REDD+ which established a community of practice in Asia-Pacific to strengthen REDD+ governance efforts. Read full article…

Update on UN-REDD's Work with Indigenous Peoples

UN-REDD hosts regional exchange on Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Indonesia. Read full article…

UN-REDD contributes to Pan Africa Indigenous Peoples Dialogue in Tanzania. Read full article…

UN-REDD presents progress on FPIC at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Read full article…

Vacancy Announcement for UN-REDD Secretariat

The UN-REDD Programme Secretariat is looking for a consultant to review the Policy Board Structure following the request from the Policy Board. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Mexico Adopts Landmark REDD+ Legal Reforms

The Mexican Senate recently approved a set of legal amendments that set a new precedent for empowering local communities to address deforestation.
By: Francesca Felicani Robles, Andrés Avila Akerberg and Chris Stephens
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Reports &  Analysis

Committee on World Food Security Launches Groundbreaking Guidelines on Land Tenure

These internationally-negotiated guidelines, with contributions from the UN-REDD Programme, will help governments safeguard the rights of people to own or access land, forests and fisheries. Read full article…

New Go-REDD+ Issue Explores Anti-Corruption Efforts in Forest Sector

The latest issue from the UN-REDD Programme Asia-Pacific listserv looks at where anti-corruption efforts should focus in the forest sector in order to achieve the most effective results. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

Unprecedented Cooperation Established on Anti-Corruption for REDD+ in Africa

South-South Exchange on REDD+ Governance Sets Up Unique Community of Practice

Update on UN-REDD's Work with Indigenous Peoples

Vacancy Announcement for UN-REDD Secretariat
Features & Commentary

Mexico Adopts Landmark REDD+ Legal Reforms
By: Francesca Felicani Robles, Andrés Avila Akerberg and Chris Stephens
Reports & Analysis

Committee on World Food Security Launches Groundbreaking Guidelines on Land Tenure

New Go-REDD+ Issue Explores Anti-Corruption Efforts in Forest Sector

Looking ahead

GEF Council 42
11-14 June, 2012: Washington, D.C, USA

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
20-22 June, 2012: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) Participants Committee meeting
27-29 June, 2012: Santa Marta, Colombia

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