The missing link to success: Women in REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation)
This side event will also launch the Global Initiative on REDD+ and Gender Equality. The event is a collaboration between the government of Norway, WEDO, WOCAN and IUCN.
Monday, 29 November, 13:20 -14:40, Room Sandia.

The role of water governance in adaptation to climate change: from local to global spheres (from Chiapas to Panama), as part of the ‘Dialogues for Water and Climate Change’.
Wednesday, 1 December, 16.00-18.00; Fiesta Americana Coral Beach hotel in Cancun, Room: Coral Kingdom. More information and registration at

Forest Day 4: IUCN is co-organizing a sub-plenary on biodiversity, a sub-plenary on adaptation, and a learning event on mitigation and adaptation.
Sunday, 5 December 2010, Cancun Cencter, Conventions and Exhibitions
More information on Forest Day 4:

Taking action on Ocean Acidification: opportunities under the UNFCCC
Ocean acidification is a direct consequence of increased human induced CO₂ emissions. Scientific experts will present the latest knowledge of impacts on marine life and climate change. Socio-economic consequences and needed political action will be discussed by country representatives.
Tuesday 7 December, 18:30 - 20:00, Room: Sandia. 

Forests for People discussions
The UN Forum on Forests Secretariat, IUCN and the Clinton Climate Initiative Forestry Program cordially invite you to attend the following events to celebrate the upcoming International Year of Forests 2011 and its theme of “Forests for People”. High-level speakers will discuss how they havesuccessfully worked to integrate forests, climate change priorities, and sustainability into their development planning.
Wednesday, 8 December, Cancún Messe, Hall C, Press Conference Room
11:00 – 11:30: Focus on National initiatives on Forests and Climate
11:30 -12:00: Focus on Global Partnership on Forest Landscape Restoration
12:00 -1:00 Lunch will be provided