The workshop Oslo REDD Exchange 2011 was organized by Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), on 23-24 June 2011. The main aim of the Exchange was to promote the social sustainability of REDD+ and to inform ongoing activities, national policies and international negotiations.
Key note speakers from civil society, private sector and government spoke and discussed issues of
• Safeguards processes
• Drivers of deforestation and forest degradation
• Indigenous peoples and forest communities: Effective participation in REDD+
• Developing efficient and effective national REDD+ policies.
The Exchange was attended by more than 200 REDD+ practitioners and technical experts, donors, researchers, indigenous peoples, civil society organizations and international organizations, all directly involved in “making REDD+ work”. The Exchange was informal and the participants from more than 50 countries attended in their personal capacities.
Find the Oslo REDD Exchange Summary Final Report here
Find the list of speakers and presentations here