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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UNFCCC Publishes Bangkok Meeting Notification [viewed]

9 February 2011: The UNFCCC Secretariat has published a notification to parties and observer States (CAS/PART/FEB/11) regarding the UN Climate Change Talks, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 3-8 April 2011.

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ASB, IISD Engage REDD+ Negotiators at Capacity Building Meeting [viewed]

4 February 2011: The ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins (ASB) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) held a meeting of the REDD+ Development Dividend Task Force in Manila, Philippines, on 25-26 January 2011.

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EU Leaders Focus on Energy [viewed]

4 February 2011: The European Council gathered Heads of State and Government of the EU member States on 4 February 2011, in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss energy and innovation as part of the EU 2020 Strategy on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the EU.

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CBD Releases January Issue of REDD+ and Biodiversity Newsletter [viewed]

February 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released the January issue of its "REDD+ and Biodiversity e-Newsletter."

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