COP 21 in Paris

The REDD-PAC approach and results will be presented at several events at the sidelines of UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris.

Forest day of the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA)

Hosted by the governments of Peru and France, Gilberto Câmara (INPE) and a high-level panel lead by Izabella Teixeira, the Brazilian Minister of the Environment will examine the role of the potential transition of Brazil's Forest from a net source to a net sink at the LPAA Forest day.

Session title: From net sources to net sinks

Location: TBD, Le Bourget (Blue Zone)

Date: 01 December 2015

Start time and duration: 10h00, 35 min

Speakers: Minister Izabella Teixeira (MMA),Luciano Penido (CEO FIBRIA), Gilberto Câmara (INPE), Senator Jorge Viana (Stat of Acre), Mary Alegretti (Rubbertappers foundation), Gabriel Visconti (Deputy Director of the Amazon Fund)

Climate generations area

COMIFAC will host a session at the Climate Generations Area to shed some light on projections of future deforestation and degradation in the Congo basin.

Session title: REDD+ et modélisation des tendances futures de déforestation et de dégradation (session will be held in French and English)

Location: Salle 7, UNFCCC Venue, Climate Generations Area, Le Bourget (Green Zone)

Date: 01 December 2015

Start time and duration: 13h30, 90 min

Speakers: Martin Tadoum, Adeline Makoudjou, Didier Bokelo, Roland Ndinga (COMIFAC), Aline Mosnier (IIASA), Rebecca Mant (UNEP-WCMC)

Forest and Landscape Restoration in REDD+

This session at the Rio Pavilion will feature the potential contribution of carbon stock enhancement to climate change mitigation. Notably the potential of Brazil and Indonesia with using REDD+ to restore forests and forest landscapes will be examined.

Session title: Forest and Landscape Restoration in REDD+

Location: Rio Conventions Pavilion, UNFCCC Venue, Climate Generations Area, Le Bourget (Green Zone)

Date: 01 December 2015

Start time and duration: 12h45, 45 min

Speakers: Rebecca Mant, Lera Miles (UNEP-WCMC), Nirarta 'Koni' Samadhi (WRI Indonesia)

Global Landscapes Forum

IIASA together with the European Commission (EC) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will convene a discussion forum at the Global Landscapes Forum. This session will discuss how remote sensing and land use modeling can help REDD+ countries set their emission targets, present statistically convincing results and assess the impact of different policy options on land use change.

Session title: Uncertainty in tropical landscapes: Emerging data and models as a bridge between the past and visions for tomorrow

Location: Global Landscapes Forum, Palais des Congrès (Registration required)

Date: 06 December 2015

Start time and duration: 09h00, 90 min

Speakers: Gilberto Câmara (INPE), Martin Tadoum (COMIFAC), Bianca Hoersch (ESA), William Laurance (James Cook University), Christopher Martius (CIFOR), Kriton Arsenis (Moderator, Roadfree Primary Forest Initiatives), Braulio Dias (Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, Opening remarks), Nur Masripatin (Director General for Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia)

Project Partners

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis


National Institute for Space Research - Brazil


Commission des forets d'Afrique Centrale/Central African Forests Commission


United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada


Funding Organization

Germany International Climate Initiative

Endorsed by

Global Land Project