October 22 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location
October 22 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location
October 20 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Chair: Dr Markku Kanninen, CIFOR

Introduction to avoided forest degradation – concept, definitions, opportunities and challenges in the context of REDD
Dr Manuel Guariguata, CIFOR

Experiences with avoided degradation in Central Africa
Dr Luc Durrieu de Madron, ONF International

Avoided degradation achieved through forest management: opportunities and challenges for REDD
Dr Lucio Pedroni, Carbon Decisions International

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October 15 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Prestigious speakers and representatives from governments, international organizations, the private sector and other stakeholders will evaluate the situation of the forest sector in the context of the global economic crisis; identify opportunities for the sector’s contribution to a more sustainable society and a greener economy; and discuss means of positioning the sector to bounce out of the current economic slump. The Forum will in particular assess the extent to which the sector benefited from stimulus packages directed at greening the economy.

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October 9 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

The event features input from:

Andreas Carlgren, Minister for the Environment, Sweden

Angela Cropper, Co-founder & director of the Cropper Foundation and Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Director General of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

John Schellnhuber, Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

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October 8 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location
October 6 - October 7, 2009 Map of event location

Katoomba Meeting XV - Ghana

the Katoomba Group
October 6 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

2 presentations: REDD+ Institutional Options Assessment AND Solutions through Synergies: REDD and Sectoral Approaches

Meridian Institute, supported by the Government of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative

First presentation: Two issues that receive particular attention in the international climate negotiations in run-up to Copenhagen are “Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation” in developing countries (REDD) and “sectoral approaches”. With this report, Ecofys aims to close the gap between REDD and sectoral approaches, to explore synergies and to discuss how they can be used. Speakers: Dr. Niklas Höhne, Katja Eisbrenner, Marion Vieweg, Murray Ward

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October 6 - October 7, 2009 Map of event location

The Canadian Institute's Gearing Up for a Low Carbon Economy

The Fairmont Plaiser Hotel, Calgary, ON
September 30 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

The forum, sponsored by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, 25x’25, North Carolina State University Extension Forestry, and Sampson County Cooperative Extension, was intended to address these various issues. It is hoped that the event continued the conversation started in other recent outreach events, such as the well-attended 2009 Carbon and Renewable Energy Markets Producer Forum for the swine sector held in July and sponsored in part by the Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative, as well as:

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September 28 - October 9, 2009 Map of event location
After consultations with the Chair of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP), Mr. Harald Dovland (Norway), and the Chair of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention (AWG-LCA), Mr. Michael Zammit Cutajar (Malta), and taking into account guidance provided by the SBI as well as the limited availability of suitable facilities, the date and venue for the ninth session of the AWG-KP and the seventh session of the AWG-LCA have been determined. See details...
September 25 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Forest Carbon Standards Committee Webinar

Forest Carbon Standards Committee

Please join us for a webinar on Friday, September 25, 1:00-3:00 pm Eastern, to hear an update on the Forest Carbon Standards Committee. The webinar is designed both for members of the Committee and for others interested in the Committee’s work.


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September 23 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

An Evening of Drinks and Networking

Markit Environmental Registry and Ecosystem Marketplace
September 23 - September 24, 2009 Map of event location
September 22 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Tuesday September 22nd
Cocktail reception following

Hunton & Williams LLP
1900 K Street, NW
12th Floor
Washington, DC

Topics for our panel of market participants will include:


  • Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD): The Big Picture
  • REDD Plus: The Market for REDD and Beyond Carbon
  • How Will REDD and Other Carbon Offsets be Regulated in the US?


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September 21 - December 31, 1969 Map of event location

Speakers Include:

Rajendranath Awotar

Shafqat Kakakhel

Mohamed El Raey

Arabinda Mishra


Please RSVP by 18 September to Mr. Corey Sobel at regionalvoices@stimson.org.

The Henry L. Stimson Center is located at:
1111 19th St NW, 12th Floor
Washington DC, 20036

Phone: 202-223-5956

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April 2018