December 11 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

REDD and Development: Ensuring the Integrity of Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Development Benefits.

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), in collaboration with the Alternatives to Slash and Burn Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, World Agroforestry Center (ASB-ICRAF) and the International Institute for Environment and
December 11 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Side Event - Forests, Livelihoods and Climate Change

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Swiss Foundation for Development and International Cooperation (Intercooperation), and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
December 9, 2009 Map of event location

Challenges and solutions in reporting of LULUCF

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
November 11 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

OVERVIEW:

This full-day event will bring together representatives from International Organizations & Companies, Associations, PEFC Members & National Representatives, and other interested parties to discuss priority issues in sustainable forest management.

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November 5 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Forest degradation represents ~20% of forest-based emissions. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) host an exploration of forest conservation and management aspects to mitigate forest degradation, and FSC certification as a tool to address environmental and social concerns as part of a credible and effective REDD strategy.

When: Thursday, 5th November
19:45 – 21:15

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November 4 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location
November 4 - November 9, 2009 Map of event location

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) will lead a panel discussion on the push towards completion of a cap and trade bill in the U.S. Congress, with a focus on REDD and other international carbon market aspects and their relationships to the UN negotiations.

Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009
9:00-10:30
Fira Gran Via,
ALMEZ Room
Refreshments will be served

MODERATOR:
Jennifer Haverkamp, Managing
Director, International Policy and
Negotiations, EDF

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November 4 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

This initiative proposes:

a) An innovative option for combating global warming, by avoiding the extraction of fossil fuels in areas which are highly biologically and culturally sensitive in developing countries;

b) Protecting the biodiversity of Ecuador and supporting the voluntary isolation of indigenous cultures living in the Yasuni Park (the Tagaeri and Taromenane);

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November 3 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

BBC World News broadcasts ‘REDD Alert’ at the following times (all times GMT UK time zone):

Tuesday 3 November at 20.30;
Wednesday 4 November at 12.30 (Asia Pacific only); Thursday 5 November 15.30; Friday 6 November 02.30 (except South Asia, Middle East and Asia Pacific)

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November 2 - November 6, 2009 Map of event location
November 2 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Fira Congress Hotel, Meeting Room 1, Barcelona
(across the street from the southern entrance of the main Congress Centre)
Monday 2 November 19:15 - 21:00
Pre-session welcome cocktail: 18:45 - 19:15

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October 26 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

The Road to Copenhagen: Perspectives on Brazil, China and India

The Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,

The Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Environmental Defense Fund and Ronald Reagan International Trade Center invite you to a panel discussion on

The Road to Copenhagen: Perspectives on Brazil, China and India, featuring:

Marina Silva, Senator for the Brazilian Amazon state of Acre
Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institute
Raymond E. Vickery Jr., Senior Vice-President, Albright Stonebridge Group

with moderators:

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October 26 - October 27, 2009 Map of event location
October 23 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

KEY QUESTIONS TO BE EXPLORED
1) What does it take to get ready for REDD? -- Early lessons from three countries
2) What have the heads of state concluded? -- Briefing from the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level event on REDD, that took place on 23 September 2009, New York
3) What are the major practical tools to get ready, to implement and to monitor REDD?

KEY MESSAGE
REDD is doable and offers a new opportunity for boosting forest management that is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

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October 23 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location
October 22 - October 23, 2009 Map of event location

This meeting will be co-organized with the World Resources Institute (WRI) and will focus on the international implications of the Waxman-Markey bill now working its way through the US Congress, as well as the preliminary steps by the UN-REDD and FCPF to establish REDD Readiness in developing countries to date.

Expert panels will address the following topics:


* Update on the status of REDD in the UNFCCC negotiations and implications of the recent G8 and G20 meetings on this debate;

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