UN Secretary-General Appoints Group of Eminent Persons for LDCs [viewed]

27 August 2010: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed a Group of Eminent Persons to examine development problems faced by Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

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UN/ISDR Supports Disaster Management Training in Mexico [viewed]

27 August 2010: The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) regional office for the Americas and the UN Capacity Development for Disaster Reduction Initiative are supporting an initiative of Mexico City, Mexico, to train 10,000 public servants on their responsibilities and options to consistently help reduce risks facing their city.  

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Reports of August 2010 Meetings of the CDM Methodologies Panel and Working Groups Released [viewed]

26 August 2010: The reports from the meetings of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group, Methodologies Panel and Small-Scale Working Group are now available on the CDM website.

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UN-REDD Announces New Partners [viewed]

25 August 2010: The UN-REDD Programme has released the 11th issue of its newsletter, which includes the announcement that five new partner countries have joined the Programme.

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UN/ISDR Holds Disaster Risk Management Training in Kenya [viewed]

25 August 2010: The African regional office of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) in Rift Valley Province, Kenya, held a pilot train-the-trainers workshop from 25-26 August 2010, which drew participants from several African countries.

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FAO's Silva Mediterranea Focuses on Forest Fires and Climate Change [viewed]

August 2010: The latest issue of FAO's Silva Mediterranea focuses on the prevention of forest fires in the Mediterranean region in a changing climate.

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Event: 10th DNA Forum [viewed]

The Designated National Authorities (DNA) Forum is to provide opportunities for DNA representatives to exchange views, share their experiences relating to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and bring forward common views and issues to the attention of the Executive Board.  

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Event: 51st Meeting of the CDM Accreditation Panel [viewed]

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.  

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Event: 46th Meeting of the CDM Methodology Panel [viewed]

The Methodologies Panel (Meth Panel) was established to develop recommendations to the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) on guidelines for methodologies for baselines and monitoring plans and prepare recommendations on submitted proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies.  

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Event: 30th Meeting of the CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Working Group [viewed]

The working group on afforestation and reforestation for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project activities (AR WG) was established to prepare recommendations on submitted proposals for new baseline and monitoring methodologies for CDM AR project activities. The working group is expected to work in cooperation with the Meth Panel.  

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