Look for CEO David Antonioli and AFOLU Manager Naomi Swickard at COP-17 in Durban. The conference will be an important opportunity for us to connect with VCS stakeholders and hear your feedback and ideas.
Sunday 4 December 2011
David Antonioli will speak on CIFOR’s Forest Day panel: Financing opportunities and issues for mitigation and adaptation with a focus on the private sector
This panel will discuss private sector finance and mechanisms being developed and used to fund forest-related activities including the development of REDD.
See Forest Day agenda.
Tuesday 6 December 2011
Naomi Swickard will speak on the panel:
Knowing impacts and managing the land: Insights on good land management techniques, its impacts and supporting policy mechanisms
David Antonioli will speak on the panel:
A Topsy-Turvey World: From Top-Down to Bottom Up. Implications of a New MRV System Under the Cancun Agreements
Thursday 8 December 2011
Naomi Swickard will moderate the VCS panel: Jurisdictional and Nested REDD Goes Global
This panel will discuss work being done by VCS, in collaboration with global policymakers and experts, to develop requirements for creating integrated jurisdiction-wide REDD frameworks. These requirements will offer a pathway for crediting GHG emission reductions from projects together with reductions from jurisdictional policies and programs.
- Andrea García-Guerrero, Colombia Ministry of Environment
- Mariano Colini Cenamo, IDESAM (Amazon Institute of Conservation, Sustainable Development)
- Bruno Guay, National REDD Coordination of the DRC, UNDP/UN-REDD
- Ludovino Lopes, Ludovino Lopes Lawyers, speaking on behalf of Acre state government, Brazil
- Robert O’Sullivan, Climate Focus