UN-REDD Programme Publishes Media Pack for COP 15

7dic_09_104 December 2009: The UN-REDD Programme has released a Media Pack titled "Reporting REDD" to provide journalists with an overview of issues related to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD) ahead of the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 15).

The Media Pack includes: a short media briefing explaining how the REDD mechanism might work and raising some of the key controversies to be resolved at Copenhagen and beyond; a video news release explaining why REDD is high on the agenda in global climate change negotiations; a short film that looks at the possible effects of REDD on forest communities; and a document to assist national and regional negotiators to get ready for REDD. [The Media Pack]