February 21 - April 15, 2011 Map of event location

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Understanding climate change is a work in progress for the scientific community, however the risks that it already poses mean that mitigation and adaptation efforts command the expertise of economists, development agencies and policy makers alike. This course brings together these cross-cutting themes in the context of diplomacy by introducing challenges from a scientific perspective, examining the international policy framework of the UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol, and analyzing the most important issues co

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February 21 - March 21, 2011 Map of event location

Call for A/R WG Members

CDM Executive Board

Competence Requirements for A/R WG members:

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February 8 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

The ninth Dialogue in this series is co-organized with RRI Partners Forest Peoples ProgrammeForest Trends, and Tebtebba and will bring t

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January 27, 2011 Map of event location

Forestry & REDD Africa

Green Power Conferences

Forestry & REDD Briefing Day: 27 January 2011

Registration & welcome coffee

Chair’s opening remarks

Africa’s Forestry REDD Potential

  • Overcoming the inherent complexities of establishing REDD projects
  • Engaging indigenous peoples, civil society and other stakeholders
  • The role of REDD in a post 2012 agreement
  • The progress of REDD+

Kenya’s REDD Programme

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January 27 - January 29, 2011 Map of event location

On January 27-29, the Yale Chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters will bring together practitioners and researchers from government, academia, and environmental and development organizations to explore innovations in tropical forest conservation and management.

Keynote Address:
Calestous Juma, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs

Featured Panels:

Achieving on-the-ground results through effective community engagement:
Benjamin Hodgdon, Rainforest Alliance

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January 24 - February 4, 2011 Map of event location
January 24 - January 27, 2011 Map of event location

Carbon Markets & Climate Finance Africa

Green Power Conferences

Providing the continent’s carbon market leaders with the opportunity to come together to develop institutional capacity and substantially increase the pace of project investment and development.

Scheduled for the month after COP 16, Carbon Markets & Climate Finance Africa 2011 is the first opportunity for the stakeholders in Africa’s carbon future to digest the news from Cancun and take action to put Africa at the heart of the global carbon market.

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January 17 - January 18, 2011 Map of event location

Two recent initiatives, FLEGT and REDD+, are envisioned to result in far-reaching impacts on forest management and forest sector governance in developing countries, including the informal use of forest resources. Their consequences for forest dwellers and small entrepreneurs whose livelihoods depend on the informal sector may be substantial. However, these socio-economic impacts of VPAs (and REDD+) on domestic markets remain unclear and require further attention.

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December 17 - January 17, 2011 Map of event location

Applicants for the Advisory Committee and Technical Expert group are asked to send their CV/resume and a short outline of their credentials for, and interest in, membership to: secretariat@v-c-s.org by Monday 17 January 2011 using the subject line “VCS Jurisdictional and Nested REDD Initiative – Applicant”.

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December 5 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Forest Day 4

November 26 - November 27, 2010 Map of event location

15th International Forestry and Environment Symposium

Department of Forestry and Environmental Science of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura


Symposium Organising Committee,
Department of Forestry and Environmental Science,
University of Sri Jayewardenepura,
Sri Lanka.

E-mail: fesymposium@gmail.com
Tel: +94 (0) 11 2804685, Fax: +94 (0)11 2801604
Symposium Chair:    Dr. Hiran Amarasekara

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November 15 - November 16, 2010 Map of event location

OUR VISION IS CLEAR: To catalyze climate change solutions to promote a clean, green global economy and economic prosperity for developed and developing nations.

At the Summit, California and its international partners will collaborate to share best practices, accelerate the development of green innovations, and grow our green economies.

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November 11 - November 13, 2010 Map of event location

First Serbian Forestry Conference: Future with Forests

University of Belgrade, Faculty of Forestry
Conference themes
     a) Forest management planning
     b) Forest protection
     c) Forest utilization, hunting and protection of hunting fauna
     d) Afforestation and plantation forestry
     e) Ecology and biodiversity of forest ecosystems
     f) Silviculture and improvement of forests
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November 10 - November 13, 2010 Map of event location

14th International Anti-Corruption Conference on Restoring Trust: Global Action for Transparency

IACC Council, the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Royal Thai Ministy of Justice and Transparency Thailand and Transparency International


Restoring trust: Global action for transparency

The Theme of the 14th IACC

With the first decade of the new millennium having drawn to a close, transparency now has a place on global, regional and national agendas. It has become fashionable for political candidates to campaign on anti-corruption and good governance platforms. International agreements have been ratified and international firms progressively adopt compliance and oversight programmes. Yet trust in institutions on which our future depends has eroded.

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November 10 - November 11, 2010 Map of event location

The PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue will look into the complex challenges facing certification in the tropics, including issues such as

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November 8 - November 9, 2010 Map of event location

“We want to explore what is in store for Sabah and hope to come up with a strategy on how best to move forward,” Datuk Sam Mannan, director of Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) told Borneopedia.com from his head office in Sandakan Sept. 20, 2010.

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November 6 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

See attached registration form and invitation for more details.


The meeting organizers have also provided background reading:

Enhancing Cooperation and Coherence among Multilateral REDD+ Institutions to Support REDD+ Activities (PDF)

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