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The United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia is the focal point for REDD+ activities of the UN system in Indonesia. UNORCID provides the REDD+ transition team, its counterparts from UN agencies, funds and programmes and all stakeholders with coordination and information regarding the latest REDD+ developments in Indonesia. Through assessing needs and assisting policy formulation as requested, UNORCID offers strategic support to Indonesia’s pioneering REDD+ Programme. UNORCID provides the REDD+ transition team with relevant technical expertise as requested. On the global level, UNORCID encourages and promotes a coordinated international response to challenges and opportunities for climate change mitigation and adaptation in Indonesia ...

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#Opinion: Empty #Forest Syndrome: How #Wildlife Is Disappearing From #Indonesia | @thejakartaglobe | http://t.co/Xg8qFtOFaw
Democratic Republic of #Congo, #Ghana, #Mexico and #Nepal selected as Carbon Fund Participants of the @FCPFglobal | https://t.co/Iyk8IELjdM
@NatureMagazine: The "true social costs" of #GreenhouseGas emissions might have been seriously under-estimated | http://t.co/zzgPBOTjtj
#WatchingNow: "Reynaldo - Rainforest Hero," winner of best short film at several 'green' film festivals | https://t.co/5vXOjifCoV
'Narco-deforestation' in #CentralAmerica rises as #Mexico's war on drugs moves south | @GuardianEnviro | http://t.co/QUjEEWurmF
#Cameroon's "good practice" guidelines seek to avert conflict over #REDD+ scheme | @thomsonreuters | http://t.co/WF2YSnDtX2
RT @redapes: The BOS Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Release team is getting ready to take 12 more orangutans back to the forest!!!... http://t.co/
@European_Union Sentinel-1a satellite sends its first images: #flooding in #Namibia and ice features in #Antarctica | http://t.co/4sx0tzVqnz
Picture: @orangutan_COP calls on the #Indonesian govt. to stop the destruction of #orangutan habitat | @jakpost | http://t.co/eeDAY9kJbb
#Indonesia: Aceh police arrest more suspected #elephant poachers | @thejakartaglobe | http://t.co/LFj5tSH2V3

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XIV World Forestry Congress

Upcoming Meetings

| 7-15 September 2015 | Durban, South Africa | Website: http://www.fao.org/forestry/wfc/en/ The 14th World Forestry Congress, hosted by the Republic of South Africa, will bring together the global forestry community to review and analyse the key issues and to share ways of addressing them.   The Congress – the first to be held in Africa -...

Forests Asia Conference: Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth …

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| 5-6 May 2014 | Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia   This conference, organized by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) as part of global celebration on the International Day of Forests, will discuss sustainable forest landscapes within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) post-2015 sustainable development efforts. The conference will focus on...

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Building Natural Capital – How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy

24 03 2014

21 March 2014 | Geneva/Jakarta - Forests and the services that they provide are key to sustainable development and to human well-being, whether in terms of storing carbon, supporting the world’s richest bank of terrestrial biodiversity, regulating water flows, reducing soil erosion, or providing a source of nutrition, timber and...

Innovative Ideas Drive Discussion on Demand-side Incentives for S…

18 02 2014

17 February 2014 | Jakarta: The United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID) and the Global Canopy Programme (GCP) hosted a discussion between government ministers, industry, civil society and academics on ways to incentivise demand for sustainable palm oil (SPO) in both domestic and import markets during a roundtable...

Central Kalimantan Environmental Stakeholder Forum meets for the …

15 02 2014

Palangkaraya | 14 February 2014: The inaugural meeting of the Environmental Stakeholder Forum (ESF) in Central Kalimantan took place on 14 February 2014 in Palangkaraya, the provincial capital. The Summary of proceedings can be downloaded in English here and in Bahasa Indonesia here.   The forum was held in the presence of...

Interim Forest Finance Roundtable - Scaling up Demand for REDD+ E…

14 02 2014

Jakarta | 13 February 2014: To discuss the urgent need to scale up demand for emission reductions generated by avoided deforestation and forest degradation, REDD+,  partners of the Interim Forest Finance (IFF) project - the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), Fauna & Flora International (FFI), the UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI),...

Statement from the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and the Environm…

20 12 2013

The President of Indonesia announced today (20/12) that he is assigning Mr. Heru Prasetyo to head a ground-breaking presidential agency designed to curtail rapid and widespread deforestation in one of the world's last forested regions. It is a move that kick-starts the second phase of the historic billion-dollar climate change...

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