Aligning Indonesia’s REDD+ Legal Framework With International Best Practice


7 May 2014, 14.00-17.00 WIB
Shangri La Hotel, Kalimantan room


The execution and implementation of the scheme of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Deforestation, Forest and Peatland Degradation (REDD+) in Indonesia requires a strengthened base/legal framework and a revamping of laws and policies. This Discussion Forum discusses and seeks input into how to align Indonesia’s REDD+ Legal Framework with international best practice.

This Discussion Forum will focus on the findings of research conducted by the REDD+ Law Project, an Australian Government funded project run by Baker & McKenzie and Cambridge University, on REDD+ in Indonesia. The REDD+ Law Project has focused on how Indonesia’s current REDD+ scheme currently sits against international standards.

Aims and objectives

The Discussion Forum will present the findings of its research, focusing on the key challenges for implementing REDD+ in Indonesia consistent with international best practice. It is hoped that the audience will be able to provide input regarding this aspect of REDD+ in Indonesia.


This Discussion Forum will be held by the REDD+ Law Project, a collaboration between Baker & McKenzie and Cambridge University, and funded by the Australian Government ‘s International Forest Carbon Initiative.

Time and Location

The Discussion Forum will be held on level 1 of the Shangri La Hotel in the Kalimantan room in Jakarta on 7 May 2014, between 14.00-17.00 WIB.

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