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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)




-     H.E. the Honorable John Pundari, Minister of Environment and Climate Change of PNG

-    Mr. Ganbat Damba, Ambassador of Mongolia to Germany

-    U Hla Maung Thein, Director General, Environmental Conservation Department, and UNFCCC Focal Point for Myanmar

-    Mr. Magdy Martínez-Solimán, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of Bureau for Policy and Programme of UNDP

-    Government delegations to the UNFCCC COP, Representatives from NGOs, INGOs, CSOs and the Media

Host Contact:

Ms. Kimberly Todd, Technical Specialist,

REDD+ Sustainable Development Cluster/UNDP

Media Contact:

Ms. Khin Hnin Myint

National Programme Manager

The UN-REDD Myanmar

+95 94 2011 4720

Mr. Khishigjargal Batjantsan

National Programme Manager

The UN-REDD Mongolia

+976 7711 7750

Mr. Mirzohaydar Isoev

Chief Technical Advisor

FCPF REDD+ Readiness Project PNG

+675 75702216



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