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UNFCCC Releases US Submission on REDD+ Safeguards

12 April 2012: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a submission from the US containing its views on potential additional guidance on informing on how all safeguards are being addressed and respected in relation to methodological guidance for activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+).

The submission will be considered by the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at its 36th session, scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, from 14–25 May 2012. [The US Submission]