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It is evident from many recent events supporting countries to “seal the deal” and sending messages to the COP15 that there is a willingness and commitment to collaborate in order to make REDD doable and cost effective. For the UN-REDD Programme, collaboration takes many forms, at various levels. Read more...

 
 

News

The UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries

Argentina, Cambodia, Ecuador, Nepal and Sri Lanka join the UN-REDD Programme, Denmark becomes a donor and Panama gets approval of its UN-REDD national programme. Read full article…

 

First regional consultation between indigenous peoples’ organizations from Asia and the Pacific and the UN-REDD Programme

The first ever Asia and the Pacific Regional Consultation with Indigenous Peoples on the UN-REDD Programme was held on 1 October 2009, during the first week of the UNFCCC Intersessional Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Read full article…

Democratic Republic of the Congo requests support in establishing a regional Congo Basin approach on Measuring, Reporting and Verifying emissions from forests

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) initiated the establishment of a harmonized regional Congo Basin approach for Measuring Reporting and Verifying (MRV) emissions from forests, at a recent workshop on the validation of MRV activities in this country. Read full article...

The 13th World Forestry Congress supports the inclusion of REDD+ in the agreement on long-term cooperative action under UNFCCC

The 13th World Forestry Congress, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 18 to 23 October 2009, stresses the need to reduce poverty as a driver of deforestation and to safeguard the rights of indigenous peoples and forest-dependent communities, and recognizes the important roles that the private sector and civil society play in climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Read the WFC 2009 message to COP15 on the WFC website...

 
 

Features & Commentary

The International Tropical Timber Organization’s new thematic programme on REDDES

By the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) Secretariat. Read full article...

 
 

Reports &  Analysis

Engaging civil society on REDD in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an example of best practice

Engaging civil society organizations and indigenous peoples can be a complex process, especially in countries where relationships have been tense in the past. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, which has now initiated its readiness activities with support of the UN-REDD Programme, has been able to bridge the gaps. Read full article…

Engager la société civile sur le REDD: un exemple de bonne pratique en République Démocratique du Congo

Engager la société civile et les peuples autochtones peut s’avérer unprocessus complexe, en particulier dans les pays où les relations ont été tendues dans le passé. La République démocratique du Congo (RDC), qui a maintenant commencé ses activités de préparation au REDD avec le soutien du Programme ONU-REDD, a su parer à ces difficultés. Lire l'article complet…

Representatives of civil society organizations now elected to the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board

The self-selection process has now been concluded and four representatives have been elected, representing four regions of the world. Read full article…

Forests have many values: Promoting co-benefits within the UN-REDD programme

National consultations are ongoing to produce tools, analyses and reports on co-benefits. Read full article…

 
 
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In this issue

News

The UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries

First regional consultation between indigenous peoples’ organizations from Asia and the Pacific and the UN-REDD Programme

Democratic Republic of the Congo requests support in establishing a regional Congo Basin approach on Measuring, Reporting and Verifying emissions from forests

The 13th World Forestry Congress supports the inclusion of REDD+ in the agreement on long-term cooperative action under UNFCCC



Features & Commentary

The International Tropical Timber Organization’s new thematic programme on REDDES -- By the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) Secretariat



Reports & Analysis

Engaging civil society on REDD in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: an example of best practice

Engager la société civile sur le REDD: un exemple de bonne pratique en République Démocratique du Congo

Representatives of civil society organizations now elected to the UN-REDD Programme Policy Board

Forests have many values: Promoting co-benefits within the UN-REDD programme



Looking ahead

UNFCCC meeting in Barcelona 2-6 November 2009, Barcelona, Spain
FAO, UNDP and UNEP convene a REDD side event



Previous issues

August 2009

September 2009



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