This technical document focuses is on safeguards created and implemented by government bodies and associated institutions. It was agreed at the UNFCCC Conference in Cancun in 2010 (COP16) that a set of seven safeguards should be promoted and supported when undertaking REDD+ activities. Safeguards are procedures and approaches that can help to ensure that REDD+ activities “do no harm” to people or the environment.
Organization: FAO, UNREDD, UNDP, UNREDD, UNEP, UNREDD
Topics: Land Use Management, Forestry, Mitigation, REDD, Governance – Territorial and Local, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document
Publication date: 2013
Language: English, French, Spanish