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High level UN statements on REDD+

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New York 24 September 2008
Oslo, Norway 27 May 2010
Secretary-General Bank Ki-moon UNHQ 23 September 2009
Cancun 8 December 2010
New York 3 February 2011
The United Nations Secretary-General, Chair of the United Nations Chief Executives Board, hosted a high level side event on addressing climate change as a means for countries to reach their development goals. Ministers and United Nations System leaders had an open exchange to identify countries needs and the role of the United Nations System in response to those needs. Statements from Heads of States and Governments, ministers, heads of delegation, and speakers on behalf of Groups.
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, talks about the challenges climate change poses for development. She explains how it destabilises food production and the impacts of water insecurity on women. She emphasises that we need a global deal and clean development paths now. She discusses how much each country is prepared to do, and refers to the common but differentiated responsibility of the parties. She further explores what UNDP is able to do.