Conservation International will be observing the UNFCCC climate negotiations (including SBI30, SBSTA30, AWG-KP8 and AWG-LCA6), providing technical support to Parties, meeting with intergovernmental bodies and many non-governmental partners, and participating in several side events in Bonn.
Read the UNFCCC background factsheet Stepping Up International Action on Climate Change: The Road to Copenhagen.
FRIDAY, JUNE 5
The role of indigenous peoples in REDD and readiness
Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee Members, Sotz'il, Rights and Resources, Center for International Environmental Law and CI provide perspectives on the role of indigenous peoples in REDD and readiness to improve understanding of local impacts, increase participation, address training and rights issues and ensure benefits.
19:30 – 21:00, Room Metro
SATURDAY, JUNE 6
Interactive tools to build readiness and capacity on REDD
Global leaders in forest carbon (CI, CCBA, GTZ, RA, TNC, & WWF) will present a new REDD introductory training program. It features an interactive online course, comprehensive participant manual, and step-by-step instructor's manual with up-to-date information on REDD for a wide range of audiences.
13:00 – 15:00, Room Metro
TUESDAY, JUNE 9
Informing REDD policy design: results from collaborative modeling initiative on REDD policy options
Experts from WHRC, EDF, CI, IIASA, and CSERGE will discuss research results including: comparing REDD proposals on incentive distribution, the implications of adopting a market vs. a fund approach, international equity in REDD, modeling REDD co-benefits, and related topics.
15:30 – 17:30, Room Tram
Removing Roadblocks to Eventual Full Inclusion of Terrestrial Carbon in the Climate Change Solution
Terrestrial Carbon Group, FAO/UN-REDD, Suriname and Conservation International present new analysis and tools on critical issues in the negotiations, including scope and reference emission levels. TCG suggests how transition pathways can bridge perceived and real differences between parties.
15:30 – 17:30, Room Wind
The Conservation International Delegation
Fred Boltz, Senior Vice President, Global Strategies + Climate Change
Jonah Busch, Post Doctoral Fellow in Economics
Hannah Campbell, Senior Manager, Climate Adaptation Policy
Johnson Cerda, Indigenous Advisor, Indigenous + Traditional Peoples Program
Rebecca Chacko, Director, Climate Policy
Joanna Durbin, Director, Climate, Community + Biodiversity Alliance
Lisa Famolare, Vice President, Guianas Regional Program
Muhammad Farid, Raja Ampat Field Coordinator, CI-Indonesia
Sarshen Marais, CI-South Africa
Jennifer McCullough, International Events Manager
Manuel Oliva, Director, US Climate Policy
Angel Parra, Technical Advisor, Forest Carbon Projects + REDD Initiatives
Clea Paz, Programs Manager, Andes CBC, CI-Bolivia
Alexandre Prado, Economy of Conservation Manager, CI-Brazil
David Singh, Executive Director, CI-Guyana
Annette Tjonsiefat, Operations Director, CI-Suriname
Ricardo Ulate, Advisor on Policy and Economics
Kristen Walker, Vice President, Indigenous + Traditional Peoples Program