CBD Secretariat Prepares for LAC REDD+ Workshop

3 June 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has circulated the list of sponsored experts for the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Consultation and Capacity Building Workshop on REDD+ (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation  in developing countries, as well as conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of carbon stocks), to be held from 5-8 July 2011, in Quito, Ecuador.

The CBD Secretariat has also circulated a template to be used by national experts for their workshop presentations about their national experience and views on REDD+ safeguards for, and assessment and monitoring of impacts of REDD+ on biodiversity and indigenous and local communities. [CBD Notification]