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Introduction

This month‚ the World Cup started on the same day UNFCCC climate change talks wrapped up in Bonn. At first glance‚ the connection between the two events might not be an obvious one. But if there is one takeĀ­home message from soccer it is about fair play and scoring goals-- a message that those at the climate talks seem to have embraced. Read more…

News

UN-REDD at the Bonn Climate Change Talks

More than 150 participants attended the UN-REDD Programme side event at the UNFCCC Climate Change Talks in Bonn‚ which focused on developments in MRV and monitoring of mitigation actions and safeguards for REDD+. Read full article…

Monitoring Governance Safeguards for REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme and Chatham House host a two-day expert workshop to set up a common understanding and framework on monitoring governance safeguards for REDD+. Read full article…

MRV Workshop in Mexico

The UN-REDD Programme‚ with the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and the Mexican Forestry Commission (CONAFOR) are organizing a workshop to share experiences on measuring‚ reporting and verification of REDD+. Read full article…

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UN-REDD at World Environment Day

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in cities around the world on 5 June to celebrate World Environment Day (WED) and the UN-REDD Programme was in Rwanda to talk about the multiple benefits of preserving and enhancing national parks. Read full article…

UN-REDD Indonesia website launch

The UN-REDD Indonesia Programme has launched a new website‚ www.un-redd.or.id‚ as it recently entered its implementation phase. Read full article…

Features & Commentary

Supporting REDD+ Readiness in UN-REDD Partner Countries

UN-REDD Programme Regional Coordinator in Asia-Pacific, Tim Boyle, and West-Central Africa Regional Technical Advisor, Josep Garí, explain how the UN-REDD Programme is developing effective support to new partner countries, building on the activities underway in the Programme’s nine initial pilot countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Read full article…

The Oslo Forest and Climate Conference: A REDD+ partnership agreement beyond state partners

In last month’s newsletter‚ Civil Society representative to the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board‚ Pacifique Mukumba Isumbisho‚ called on the Oslo process to stay squarely focused on the rights of forest communities.

This month‚ Pacifique Mukumba Isumbisho shares his views on the outcomes of the conference and argues that monitoring of stakeholder engagement and fair participation is key to set up a transparent organizational framework. Read full article…

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Reports &  Analysis

UN-REDD Supports National Governance Systems for REDD+

The UN-REDD Programme looks at why good governance is essential to the success of REDD+, and highlights the governance support the Programme is currently providing to its pilot countries. Read full article…

Expert Report on REDD+ and Rights of Indigenous Peoples

An upcoming editorial in the journal Global Environmental Change suggests three broad principles for operationalizing forest people’s rights and the need for nested forest and climate governance in support of effective and equitable REDD+ actions. Read full article…

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In this issue

News

UN-REDD at the Bonn Climate Change Talks

Monitoring Governance Safeguards for REDD+

MRV Workshop in Mexico

UN-REDD at World Environment Day

UN-REDD Indonesia website launch
Features & Commentary

Supporting REDD+ Readiness in UN-REDD Partner Countries By: Josep Gari & Tim Boyle

The Oslo Forest and Climate Conference: A REDD+ partnership agreement beyond state partners By: Pacifique Mukumba Isumbisho
Reports & Analysis

UN-REDD Supports National Governance Systems for REDD+

Expert Report on REDD+ and Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Looking ahead

Measurement‚ Reporting and Verification (MRV) Joint Workshop with UN-REDD‚ GEO & CONAFOR
22 -24 June 2010‚ Guadalajara‚ Jalisco‚ Mexico

18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference
28 June - 2 July 2010‚ Edinburgh‚ Scotland
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