Conservation International will be taking part in numerous sessions and will be hosting and co-hosting numerous side events in Poznań. You can download CI's featured events brochure (PDF) or browse below.
Read the UNFCCC background factsheet Stepping Up International Action on Climate Change: The Road to Copenhagen.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 1
Innovative Financing for Forest-Based Climate Mitigation
Governments are implementing the Bali Action Plan by pursuing REDD demonstration activities. These forest-based activities require significant stakeholder engagement, increased field carbon capacity and seed funding. This event presents a new financing vehicle to address these needs.
French Development Agency + Conservation International
18:00 – 20:00, Room Chopin
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5
Scaling Up REDD: From Projects to National Approaches
Forest carbon activities developed over the past 15 years provide a range of insights useful to the development of larger national REDD programs. This event will explore lessons on topics including: carbon accounting, strategy development, payment mechanisms and project governance.
The Nature Conservancy + Conservation International
11:00 – 12:30, Room Grebe
REDD Demonstration Projects: Principles, Standards, Methodologies
Highlighting lessons learned from implementing and financing forest carbon projects in the voluntary market to help inform UNFCCC policy development, focusing on national/project accounting, recognizing co-benefits, meeting robust standards, and new REDD methodologies.
Fauna & Flora International, Climate, Community + Biodiversity Alliance, Wildlife Conservation Society + AD Partners
15:30 – 17:30, Room Aesculapian snake
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 (Forest Day)
The Little REDD Book: A Guide to Governmental and Non-Governmental Proposals for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation
The Global Canopy Programme
14:30 – 16:00, Room 285, Second Floor, Collegium Maius
DOWNLOAD: OSIRISv1.1 (ZIP - 5.82 MB)
Implications of Proposed REDD Mechanisms for Biodiversity Conservation
Conservation International + UNEP-WCMC
14:30 – 16:00, Room 119
Learning from Forest Carbon Projects and Markets to Inform Effective Policy Frameworks that Optimize Climate, Community and Biodiversity Benefits
Climate, Community + Biodiversity Alliance
16:30 – 18:00, Room Lubranski
FACTSHEET: The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (PDF - 528 KB)
MONDAY, DECEMBER 8
Navigating the Post-Kyoto Landscape: Madagascar’s National Strategy for REDD
Having reduced deforestation over the last 15 years and recently adopted REDD strategy at a subnational level, the country is developing methods for estimating reference emission levels and engaging stakeholders to improve forestry governance and ensure transparency in distribution of co-benefits.
18:00 – 19:30, Room White-tailed eagle
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
Avoiding Deforestation while Benefiting Local People: The Socio Bosque Program in Ecuador
The Government of Ecuador (GoE) is implementing the “Socio Bosque” program where it recognizes, through direct payments, the role local communities and landowners have avoiding deforestation. The Government of Ecuador will present the details of the program as a national REDD initiative.
18:00 – 19:30, Room Grebe
Voices of Conservation and Development on Adaptation Strategy – Drawing on Experience to Meet Climate Change
Understanding community-based development and conservation of natural resources and how they are integrally linked is important for effective adaptation strategy.
National Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy, Oxfam America + Conservation International
18:00 – 19:30, Room Grouse
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
Valuing Opportunity Costs for Mitigation in High Forest Cover, Low Deforestation Rate Countries Case
Guyana has developed a sustainable growth strategy based on a low carbon development path. Forest opportunity cost valuation as part of the study provides evidence that deploying forest resources towards global climate change mitigation needs guaranteed financial inflows to be sustainable.
18:00 – 19:30, Room Fox
Fred Boltz, Vice President, Conservation Strategies
Jonah Busch, Post Doctoral Fellow in Economics
Rebecca Chacko, Senior Manager, Marine Policy
Joanna Durbin, Director, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance
Lisa Famolare, Vice President, Guianas Regional Program
Matt Foster, Director, Conservation Outcomes
Celia Harvey, Vice President, Global Change and Ecosystem Services
Tannya Lozado, Forest Specialist, CI-Ecuador
Jen Maceyko, Online Content Manager
James MacKinnon, Technical Director, CI-Madagascar
Marshall Maher, Media Director
Jennifer McCullough, International Events Manager
Yoji Natori, Program Associate, CI-Japan
Manuel Oliva, Director, US Climate Policy
Steve Panfil, Senior Manager, Ecosystem Services Investments
Clea Paz, Programs Manager, Andes CBC, CI-Bolivia
Alexandre Prado, Economy of Conservation Manager
Pierrot Rakotoniaina, Outreach Assistant Director, CI-Madagascar
Haja Rasambainarivo, Field System Engineer
Luis Suarez, Executive Director, CI-Ecuador
Ben Vitale, Managing Director, Conservation and Community Carbon Fund
Kristen Walker, Vice President, Indigenous and Traditional Peoples Program
He Yi, Project Assistant, CCBA, China