The GCF Task Force's signature event at COP 23 highlighting leadership from subnational governments on climate and forests. Hosted in partnership with Earth Innovation Institute.
Mangroves are one of the most carbon rich ecosystems in the tropics but they are under threat. Climate action/REDD+ for mangroves is critical to improve the resilience of coastal communities while storing large amounts of carbon. Key mitigation & adaptation attributes of mangroves will be discussed.
**The Balikpapan Challenge: A Global Framework for Low-Emission Development in Tropical Forest Regions
The GCF Task Force will co-host an official side event with partners from Amigos de la Tierra Asociación Civil (ATAC), Earth Innovation Institute (EII), and Pronatura Sur.
Official side event hosted by the Climate Group
This is an all day event, beginning at 10am.
Green Climate Fund Update — 2017 Progress in Supporting Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development Pathways
Official side event from the Green Climate Fund, including updates on progress with REDD+ finance
REDD+ has seen ups and downs over the last years but is now firmly integrated in the Paris Agreement, and he Green Climate Fund is moving forward on REDD+ payments.
As part of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), Indonesia is committed to reduce its national emissions as much as 29% (390 million tons) by 2030. Learn more about how this goal will be turned into a reality.
Addressing climate change, deforestation and conversion through landscape and jurisdictional approaches – experiences from the ground
Side event hosted by WWF focusing on jurisdictional approaches