CIFOR Events at the UNFCCC COP 19

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, and for coverage.

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

Thursday, 14 November

11:30am – 1 pmNational 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 pmUniversity 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