Thinking beyond the canopy

The nineteenth Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held 11-22 November in Warsaw, Poland. CIFOR participated in the events below. CIFOR also reported on these discussions and events throughout the COP. Please check blog.cifor.org, forestsclimatechange.org and landscapes.org for coverage.





Peter Holmgren, CIFOR Director-General interview on Climate Change TV

Thursday, 14 November

11:30am - 1 pm
National Stadium
Warsaw

Linking Adaptation and Mitigation to Address Multiple Risks – New Research Findings and Field Examples

Organiser: CIFOR and IFRC

CIFOR, IFRC and partners presented new research findings and field examples on how synergies and trade-offs between adaptation and mitigation are addressed in projects, policies and funding. For event proceedings, please click here.

CIFOR participation: Bruno Locatelli, Giacomo Fedele, Anne-Marie Tiani as speakers, Markku Kanninen as moderator

Friday, 15 November

10 am - 12 pm
University of Warsaw
Warsaw

Getting REDD+ Off the Ground: Challenges and Opportunities

Organiser: CIFOR

The event provided a platform for discussion on implementation challenges experienced by REDD+ sub-national initiatives, and what can be done to overcome these. CIFOR presented key findings of a survey undertaken this year asking representatives of 23 REDD+ proponent organizations about the challenges they have encountered. For event proceedings, please click here.

CIFOR participation: William Sunderlin as speaker