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UNFCCC documents in relation to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries

 

 

Key decisions
pdf-icon Decision 9/CP.19 Work programme on results-based finance to progress the full implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70
pdf-icon Decision 10/CP.19 Coordination of support for the implementation of activities in relation to mitigation actions in the forest sector by developing countries, including institutional arrangements
pdf-icon Decision 11/CP.19 Modalities for national forest monitoring systems 
pdf-icon Decision 12/CP.19 The timing and the frequency of presentations of the summary of information on how all the safeguards referred to in decision 1/CP.16, appendix I, are being addressed and respected
pdf-icon Decision 13/CP.19 Guidelines and procedures for the technical assessment of submissions from Parties on proposed forest reference emission levels and/or forest reference levels
pdf-icon Decision 14/CP.19 Modalities for measuring, reporting and verifying
pdf-icon Decision 15/CP.19 Addressing the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation
pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.18 Paragraphs 25 - 40: Agreed outcome pursuant to the Bali Action Plan
pdf-icon Decision 2/CP.17

Paragraphs 63 - 73: Outcome of the work under the AWG-LCA on financing options for the full implementation of the results-based actions referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 73.

pdf-icon Decision 12/CP.17 Decision 12/CP.17 provides guidance on systems for providing information on how all the safeguards referred to in decision 1/CP.16, appendix I are being addressed and respected. The decision also elaborates modalities relating to forest reference emission levels and/or forest reference levels as referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 71(b).
pdf-icon Decision 1/CP.16 In paragraphs 68 - 79, Decision 1/CP.16 provides a framework for Parties undertaking actions relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, conservation of forest carbon stocks, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. This decision also launched a process for further work to be undertaken by the SBSTA and the AWG-LCA.
pdf-icon Decision 4/CP.15 Decision 4/CP.15 provides guidance to developing country Parties when implementing activities relating to decision 2/CP.13. 
pdf-icon Decision 2/CP.13 Decision 2/CP.13 acknowledges the contribution of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation to global anthropogenic GHG emissions. The decision provides a mandate for several actions by Parties relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries such as capacity building, technology transfer, exploring a range of actions and demonstration activities and mobilization of resources to support these efforts. 

 

Technical papers

FCCC/TP/2012/3 Financing options for the full implementation of results-based actions relating to the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70, including related modalities and procedures
FCCC/TP/2009/1  Technical paper on costs of implementing methodologies and monitoring systems relating to estimates of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, the assessment of carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions from changes in forest cover, and the enhancement of forest carbon stocks

 

Workshops and expert meetings
FCCC/SBI/2014/INF.13 Expert meeting in Bonn, Germany (2 - 3 September 2014)
Expert meeting on an information hub for information on results of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70 and results-based payments
Expert meeting homepage
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/INF.13

Expert meeting in Bonn, Germany (6 June 2014)
In-session expert meeting on matters relating to non-market-based approaches to support the implementation of the activities in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70, Bonn, Germany, 6 June 2014
Expert meeting homepage 

Workshop in Bonn, Germany (10 June 2013)
First workshop on results-based finance for the full implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70                
Workshop homepage

Workshop in Bonn, Germany (21 - 22 August 2013)
Second workshop on results-based finance for the full implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70                
Workshop homepage

FCCC/SB/2013/INF.6

Workshop in Bonn, Germany (7 June 2013)Workshop on coordination of support for the implementation of activities in relation to mitigation actions in the forest sector by developing countries, including institutional arrangements                               
Workshop homepage 

FCCC/AWGLCA/2012/INF.8

Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand (30 August 2012)
Workshop on financing options for the full implementation of results-based actions relating to REDD-plus, including modalities and procedures for financing these results-based actions                              
Workshop homepage

FCCC/SBSTA/2011/INF.18 Expert meeting in Bonn, Germany (14 to 15 November 2011)
Expert meeting on forest reference emission levels and forest reference levels for implementation of REDD-plus activities
Expert meeting homepage
FCCC/SBSTA/2011/INF.17

Expert meeting in Panama City, Panama (8 to 9 October 2011)
Expert meeting on guidance on systems for providing information on how safeguards for REDD-plus activities are addressed and respected
Expert meeting homepage

pdf-icon Report on the informal meeting of experts on enhancing coordination of capacity-building activities in relation to using the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change guidance and guidelines as a basis for estimating forest-related greenhouse gas emissions and removals, forest carbon stocks and forest area changes (178 kB)

Informal meeting of experts in Bonn, Germany (25 to 26 May 2010)
Informal meeting of experts on enhancing coordination of capacity-building activities in relation to using the IPCC guidance and guidelines, as a basis for estimating forest-related greenhouse gas emissions and removals, forest carbon stock and forest area changes
Informal expert meeting homepage

FCCC/SBSTA/2009/2 Expert meeting in Bonn, Germany (23 to 24 March 2009)
Expert meeting on methodological issues relating to reference emission levels and reference levels
Expert meeting homepage
pdf-icon Chair’s Summary of Key Messages from the informal meeting of experts on methodological issues relating to reducing emissions from forest degradation in developing countries (82 kB) Informal meeting of experts in Bonn, Germany (20 to 21 October 2008)
Informal meeting of experts on methodological issues relating to reducing emissions from forest degradation in developing countries
Informal expert meeting homepage
FCCC/SBSTA/2008/11

Workshop in Tokyo, Japan (25 to 27 June 2008)
Workshop on methodological issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries
Workshop homepage

FCCC/SBSTA/2007/3 Workshop in Cairns, Australia (7 to 9 March 2007)
Second workshop on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries
Workshop homepage
FCCC/SBSTA/2006/10 Workshop in Rome, Italy (30 August to 1 September 2006)
First workshop on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries
Workshop homepage

 

 

Submissions
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/MISC.4 and Add.1 Views on the issues referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraph 40. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2014/MISC.3, Add.1, Add.2 and Add.3 Views on methodological guidance for non-market-based approaches related to the implementation of the activities referred to in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 70. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SB/2013/MISC.3 and Add.1 Views on the matters referred to in decision 1/CP.18, paragraphs 34 and 35. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/AWGLCA/2012/MISC.3, Add.1, Add.2, Add.3 and Add.4 Views on modalities and procedures for financing results-based actions and considering activities related to decision 1/CP.16, paragraphs 68-70 and 72. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2012/MISC.9 Views on potential additional guidance on informing on how all safeguards are being addressed and respected. Submission from a Party.
FCCC/SBSTA/2012/MISC.1 and Add.1 Views on issues identified in decision 1/CP.16, paragraph 72 and appendix II. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2011/MISC.7, Add.1, Add. 2 and Add. 3 Views on methodological guidance for activities relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2009/MISC.2, Add.1, and Add.2 Information on experiences and views on needs for technical and institutional capacity-building and cooperation. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2009/MISC.1,  Add.1 and Add.2 Issues relating to indigenous people and local communities for the development and application of methodologies. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2008/MISC.4, Add.1, Add.2 and Add.3 Views on outstanding methodological issues related to policy approaches and positive incentives to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2007/MISC.14 and Add.1, Add.2 and Add.3 Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries: approaches to stimulate action. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2007/MISC.3 Views on the range of topics and other relevant information relating to reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries. Submissions from intergovernmental organizations.
FCCC/SBSTA/2007/MISC.2 and Add.1 Views on the range of topics and other relevant information relating to reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries. Submissions from Parties.
FCCC/SBSTA/2006/MISC.5 and Add.1 Issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries and recommendations on any further process. Submissions from Parties.

FCCC/CP/2005/MISC.1

Reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries: approaches to stimulate action. Submissions from Parties. 

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