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Consiente de los retos de la implementación de los planes y proyectos de la estrategia nacional REDD+ durante la fase de preparación, el gobierno de Camboya (RGC) y el gobierno de Ecuador realizaran una serie de reuniones técnicas y talleres conjuntos en una misión de intercambio Sur-Sur del 6 al 12 de diciembre de 2017 en Quito.

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Aware of the challenges of implementing the plans and policies in the National REDD+ strategy designed during the readiness phase, the Royal Government of Cambodian (RGC) and the Government of Ecuador will hold a series of technical meetings and joint workshops during a South-South Knowledge exchange mission from December 6 to December 12, 2017 in Quito, Ecuador.

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With the support from the UN-REDD National Progamme Bangladesh, the Forest Department team is organising a series of consultation workshop on REDD+ Polocies and Measures.  The key objectives of the workshops are to discuss the possible policies and measures to address deforestation and forest degradation in Bangladesh, and to obtain suggestions and feedback from the local government and traditional administrations in the region.

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Aware of the challenges of implementing the plans and policies in the National REDD+ strategy designed during the readiness phase, the Royal Government of Cambodian (RGC) and the Government of Ecuador will hold a series of technical meetings and joint workshops during a South-South Knowledge exchange mission from December 6 to December 12, 2017 in Quito, Ecuador.

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As part of the Government of Cambodia’s capacity building and South-South Cooperation efforts, a technical exchange to Ecuador is proposed to learn lessons and seek advice on progressing Cambodia’s REDD+ implementation.

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Stakeholders are meeting today in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for a consultation workshop to review two key elements of their national approach to the REDD+ safeguards:

  1. Review of safeguards-relevant policies, laws and regulations (PLRs)
  2. Draft clarification of the REDD+ safeguards in the Mongolian national context

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Port Moresby, 23 November 2017 – Papua New Guinea (PNG) is known for its diverse, pristine natural environment and equally rich culture. This keeps the people inherently attached to their land as well as its natural features. The nation is one of the most naturally rich and diverse of any in the world, containing a remarkable 7% of the world’s biodiversity in just 1% of the Earth’s land mass.

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Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation are typical of many tropical forested countries. Though just emerging from decades of political isolation and facing internal conflicts, the country is still with the largest remaining forest areas in SE Asia, third highest deforestation rate in the world and a huge potential for climate change mitigation through REDD+, which is the cornerstone of its NDC.

The video to present the Myanmar's REDD+ and its National Comprehensive Development.  It's especially developed to showcase at the COP23 REDD+ Side Event of the Three Countries in A/P Region, including Myanmar, Mongolia and PNG hosted by UNDP at UNDP Pavilion, Bonn Zone on 16 November 2017.

The world’s only boreal REDD+ country, where temperatures have been rising at three times the global rate, the role of forests in adapting to climate change is an imperative in the country’s NDC.  The video is to present how Mongolia will overcome climate change through its national forest and climate change strategy, and engagtion in SDGs and NDCs.  The video is especially developed to present at the COP23 Side Event of the Three Countries in A/P, Mongolia, Myanmar, and PNG on 16 November 2017.

With its unique, clan-based land tenure system, and ranking 154th on the Human Development Index, PNG identified national priorities on climate change and other sectors by including targets of a 50% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 and to reach a point of carbon neutrality by 2050 in the NDC and National Strategy for Responsible and Sustainable Development (StaRS).

 

This video is to present how PNG REDD+ is integrated into the National Strategy for Responsible Sustainable Development and Climate Change Commitments under Paris Agreement.

Three highly contrasting countries from the Asia-Pacific region will present their vision for REDD+ and explain how their REDD+ strategies will contribute to meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Myanmar will present progress in integrating REDD+ into the National Comprehensive Development Plan of Myanmar; Mongolia will share progress in integrating REDD+ into Green Development Strategy of Mongolia; and PNG will update progress in integrating REDD+ into the National Strategy for Responsible Sustainable Development and Climate Change Commitments under Paris Agreement.

Date: 16 November 2017, 12:30 – 14:00

Venue: Room E10 at UNDP Pavilion (Bonn Zone)

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