FAO Publishes State of the World's Forests 2011 [viewed]

February 2011: The ninth biennial issue of the State of the World's Forests, published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at the outset of the International Year of Forests 2011, considers the theme "Changing pathways, changing lives: forests as multiple pathways to sustainable development."

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Event: Natural Resources Management, Food Security and Extension Strategies: Contributions to the Design of Policies for Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America [viewed]

This workshop aims to exchange experiences between projects in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, El Salvador and Honduras. It will include representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Participants will discuss: national policies for natural resource management that help to create strategies for climate change adaptation; links between natural resource management, risk and disaster management and adaptation; and synergies between different countries.  

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Event: 61st Meeting of the CDM Executive Board [viewed]

The Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will meet to consider matters relating to the operation of the CDM.  

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Event: Blue Carbon Scientific Working Group I Meeting I [viewed]

Conservation International, IUCN, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and partners are building a program to coordinate and guide establishment of coastal “blue” carbon as a conservation and management tool contributing to climate change mitigation and the development of associated conservation financing mechanisms.  

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Event: UNFF 10 [viewed]

The tenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF 10) will assess the overall progress made on the implementation of the Non-Legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests and achievement of its four Global Objectives on Forests. The theme for UNFF 10 is forests and economic development. Agenda items will include: forest products and services; national forest programmes and other sectoral policies and strategies; reducing risks and impacts of disasters; and benefits of forests and trees to urban communities.  

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Event: 55th Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Accreditation Panel will be holding its 55th meeting to consider issues relating to the accreditation of operational entities.  

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Event: 25th Meeting of the JI Accreditation Panel [viewed]

The Joint Implementation Accreditation Panel will meet to consider matters relating to the accreditation of independent entities.  

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Event: 31st Meeting of the CDM Small Scale Working Group [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Small Scale Working Group will meet to consider issues relating to small-scale CDM project activities.  

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Event: 50th Meeting of the CDM Methodologies Panel [viewed]

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Methodologies Panel will be meeting to consider issues relating to CDM project methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans.  

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UNECE Co-organizes Workshop on Transboundary Water Cooperation [viewed]

10 February 2011: Hungary's Ministry of Rural Development, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) organized a workshop on transboundary water cooperation in Central and Western Europe, in Budapest, Hungary, from 8-10 February 2011.

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