Past Events



2017 - World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany.

Under the Presidency of Fiji, the UN Climate Change secretariat with the support of Germany will host this annual meeting with one clear objective: making progress on the successful, inclusive and ambitious implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This includes negotiations on the implementation guidelines for transparent climate action under the agreement, as well as showcasing cooperative climate action, including on vulnerability and resilience, with examples from around the globe.


REDD+ Country Profile and Benefit Sharing Options in Myanmar

2017 - FRI, NayPyiDaw, Myanmar.

In 2017, GCS-M1 and ASFCC, in partnership with FRI, has initiated the writing of a Country Profile of Myanmar. This is part of deliverable products for GCS-M1 Phase 3.


Country Profile Updating Workshop in Lao PDR

2017 - 3rd fl. of administrative building, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Dongdok Campus, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

In Lao PDR, the “REDD+ Country Profile in Lao PDR: Drivers, Agents, and Institutions” was published in 2013. Since its first publication, there has been important development on REDD+ and its related issues in Lao PDR.


Implementation of REDD+ Measurement, Reporting, Verification in Ethiopia

2017 - Beshale Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Implementation of REDD+ Measurement, Reporting, Verification (MRV) to address the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) and contribute to the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) of Ethiopia


Knowledge Sharing on REDD+ in Vietnam

2017 - Meliá Hanoi, Hanoi, Viet Nam.

REDD+ knowledge sharing event: moving from readiness to performance-based: lessons learnt from 13 countries.


Practical Training in CarboScen

2017 - Aston Priority Simatupang Hotel & Conference Center, Jakarta, Indonesia.

CIFOR and Viikki Tropical Resources Institute (VITRI), University of Helsinki organized one-day training on ‘CarboScen - a tool to quantify ecosystem carbon in land use scenarios’.


Governors’ Climate and Forests Task Force Annual Meeting 2017

2017 - Novotel Balikpapan, Balikpapan, Indonesia.

The Governors’ Climate and Forests (GCF) Task Force Annual Meeting 2017 in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, from 25-29 September, 2017 aims to advance the commitments GCF member states and provinces have made to build robust jurisdictional programs to protect forests and climate while enhancing livelihoods.


Knowledge Sharing on REDD+ in Indonesia

2017 - Freesia Room, 15 floor, Twin Plaza hotel Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.

In Indonesia, the dissolution of the National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) and the National Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Agency (BP REDD+), and its subsequent merger into the Ministry of Forestry and Environment, disrupted REDD+ policy processes.


125th IUFRO Anniversary Congress 2017

2017 - Freiburg, Germany.

The 125th Anniversary of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will be held from 18-22 September 2017 in Freiburg, Germany. IUFRO is one of the world’s oldest international…


Media training on REDD+ and challenges in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

2017 - IITA Campus, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

CIFOR’s Global Comparative Study on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (GCS REDD+) project has been researching and monitoring REDD+ development since 2009. Deforestation and forest degradation produce 70 percent of tropical land-use emissions and account for 10–11 percent of net global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Through comparative studies of REDD+ implementation around the world, the GCS REDD+ project takes stock of international, national and subnational REDD+ experiences to identify challenges and opportunities in designing and implementing REDD+ policies and projects.


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