Events - Thursday, 7 February 2013

63rd Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel

The Accreditation Panel (AP) was established to prepare the decision making of the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in accordance with the procedure for accrediting operational entities. The 63rd meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel will meet in Bonn, Germany, from 4-8 February 2013.  

dates: 4-8 February 2013   location: Bonn, Germany  

CARIWIG Inaugural Workshop

The inaugural workshop of the Caribbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG) Project will serve as its first stakeholder consultation, bringing together managers, technical personnel and policy makers from 25 national, intergovernmental and regional entities to discuss how CARIWIG can best serve the Caribbean's water, agriculture and coastal resource sectors through reliable access to unbiased, locally-relevant climate change information in a manner that complements their planning cycles. Funded by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), CARIWIG is to be implemented by the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC), the University of the West Indies, the University of East Anglia (UK) and Cuba's Institute of Meteorology.  

dates: 6-7 February 2013   location: Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica  

Seminar on Climate Change and Forests: Conservation of Tropical Forests towards the Green Economy

The Forestry and Forestry Products Research Institute (FFPRI) is organizing a two-day seminar on REDD+. Topics will include partnerships with the private sector, robust MRV systems, safeguards, and scaling up of REDD+ activities from the project level to the national level. The first day will host a participatory discussion of private sector investors, the general public and students. The second day will center on technical issues for the benefit of experts, government officials, researchers and students. Waseda University Environmental Research Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) are co-organizing the event.  

dates: 7-8 February 2013   location: Tokyo, Japan