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Event to Mark Release of Paper on REDD+ Safeguards

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Meridian Institute cordially invites you to attend the release and discussion of the paper REDD+ Safeguards: Practical Considerations for Developing a Summary of Information. 
The event will take place at the Meliá Lima Hotel, Sipan Room on Wednesday, 3 December 2014 beginning at 20:00 with a reception and food to follow.

This paper responds, and builds upon agreement already made under the UNFCCC, offering a pragmatic approach for countries to consider when preparing their safeguards summary of information for the UNFCCC. The team of authors who prepared the paper includes: Josefina Braña-Varela; Donna Lee; Daniela Rey Christen; and Steven Swan.
The authors solicited input on the paper’s content and framing with diverse stakeholders including those from indigenous peoples’ and non-governmental organizations, researchers, and forest and donor countries.
The paper is available for download at http://merid.org/reddsafeguards (in English). French and Spanish translations will be made available online prior to the event.