The UN-REDD Country Programme in Tanzania is supporting the Government with preparations for the upcoming 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference. This will be the third climate change conference to be held in Africa, after Kenya in 2006 and Marrakesh in Morocco in 2001. Read more.

On 9-10 September, the UN-REDD Programme supported a two-day workshop in Dar es Salaam aiming to prepare showcasing material on REDD+ for COP 17. Tanzanian delegations held showcasing events in past COPs, with a focus on REDD+. The workshop was requested and facilitated by the National REDD Task Force. Approximately 60 representatives from government, non-government organisations, REDD+ pilot projects and UN agencies participated. Read the full press release.