EU REDD Facility at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23)

The EU REDD Facility is supporting, taking part in or attending the following side events during the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is taking place in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November 2017. 


Supply Chain Transparency Network: Annual Workshop

When: Tuesday, 7 November from 09.00 – 18.00
Where: The Weinstube, Auf dem Godesberg 5, Bonn – see map

Organised by the Global Canopy Programme and the Stockholm Environment Institute. 

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The role of forests in the Paris Agreement: from global to local

When: Wednesday, 8 November from 10.00 – 12.00
Where: EU Pavilion, Room Tallinn (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. 

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Progress in monitoring forest degradation — perspectives from the Sentinels for REDD+ 


When: Thursday, 9 November from 18.00 – 19.30
Where: EU Pavilion, Room Tallinn (Bonn Zone)

Co-organised by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the European Space Agency, the European Commission Directorates General for International Cooperation and Development, and for Climate Action 

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REDDy for more? Exploring the future of global forest governance

When: Saturday, 11 November from 13.00 – 15.00
Where: European Forest Institute Bonn Office, Platz der Vereinten Nationen – see map

Jussi Vitanen, Head of the EU REDD and EU FLEGT facilities, will speak alongside panellists from academia, civil society and the private sector at this event organised by the European Forest Institute. The event aims to shed light on the possible future of global forest governance, including strong trends and likely scenarios, which may build on but also go beyond REDD+.

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Forest thematic day at the Global Climate Action (GCA) event campus

When: Sunday, 12 November from 10.00 – 18.00
Where: Meeting Room 5 (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action

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The Balikpapan Challenge: A Global Framework for Low-Emission Development in Tropical Forest Regions

When: Sunday, 12 November from 13.15 – 15.45
Where: Meeting Room 4 (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force

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From Balikpapan-to-Bonn and Beyond: Subnational Leadership for Climate and Forests

When: Monday, 13 November from 17.30 – 20.00 
Where: Kameha Grande Hotel - see map

Organised by the Governors’ Climate & Forests Task Force

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Scaling up implementation for accessing REDD+ payments

When: Monday 13 November, from 16:45 - 18:15
Where: Room 10 (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the UN-REDD Programme and the World Bank Group

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Côte d'Ivoire: National REDD+ strategy

When: Tuesday, 14 November from 17.00 - 18.30
Where: Pavillon de la Francophonie (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the REDD+ Permanent Executive Secretariat (SEP-REDD+) of Côte d'Ivoire


REDD+ and the Transformation of Vietnam's Approach to Sustainable Forest Development

When: Thursday, 16 November from 16.00 – 17.30
Where: UNDP Pavilion (Bonn Zone)

Organised by the Government of Vietnam, UN-REDD Programme, World Bank Group, EU REDD Facility, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)