The UN Climate Change Conference in Poznań, Poland 1-12 December 2008
FAO is participating in the UN Climate Change conference to be held from 1 to 12 December in Poznan, Poland. FAO will support countries and ensure that linkages between climate change and food security issues are taken into account during the negotiations of a post-2012 climate change agreement.
Side events led by FAO
Mitigation in agriculture and rural areas (with IFAD collaboration)
Wednesday, 3 December 2008 13:00 - 15:00 hrs
GTOS: Enhancing country preparedness for post-Kyoto monitoring and assessment (with GTOS partners)
Wednesday, 3 December 2008 18:00 - 19:30 hrs
Agenda [359 kb]
Introduction to GTOS [4 Mb]
Terrestrial ECVs [2 Mb]
Strategic Framework for forests and climate change (with the Collaborative Partnership on Forests)
Friday, 5 December 2008 13:00 - 15:00 hrs
White-tailed eagle room
Agenda [995 kb]
Summary [800 kb]
Side events co-sponsored by FAO
Forest Day 2
Parallel to the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan, CIFOR will lead the Forest Day 2 along with the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, including FAO.
During this day FAO will organize the event on:
- Adapting forest policies and institutions to meet climate change challenges: country experiences
16:30 - 18:00 hrs
FAO will also co-sponsor a series of events of a crosscutting nature:
- "The Second D"- Sustainable Forest Management Addressing Forest Degradation"
Led by ITTO, IUCN (GPFLR), FAO, CBD
11:00 - 13:00 hrs
- Getting Ready for REDD: Capacity Building for REDD Strategy Planning and Monitoring in Three Countries
Led by World Bank, UN-REDD Programme FAO/UNDP/UNEP
11:00 - 13:00 hrs
- Carbon storage in Harvested Wood Products: Why bother?
Led by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UNECE
15:00 - 16:30 hrs
Download the schedule of the side events here.