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Meridian Held Event to Announce Release of a Joint Declaration of Intent Between Central African Countries and Donor Partner Countries on REDD+ in the Congo Basin

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Meridian Institute co-hosted an event at the seventeenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa on Wednesday, 7 December 2011. The event marked the release of a Joint Declaration of Intent between Central African Countries and Donor Partner Countries on advancing REDD+ in the Congo Basin.

REDD+ refers to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, including the conservation and sustainable management of forests as well as the enhancement of forest carbon stocks.