Draft of Official Programme:  17th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, 24 to 27 October 2017, Douala, Cameroon, Sawa Hotel.

Official Programme of the 17th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, 24 to 27 October 2017, Douala, Cameroon, Sawa Hotel. Please download the Official Programme...

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Program 17th Meeting of Partners (MOP)

Please download the: Official Program, 17th Meeting of Parties of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership, 24 to 27 October 2017, Douala, Cameroon, Sawa Hotel...

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MoP17 - Registration of participants

Registration of participants – from 15.00 (3pm), Sunday 22nd October 2017 (open until 21.00).

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COMIFAC : Annual Report 2016 - 15 years later, COMIFAC has positioned itself as a leading partner on the regional and global stage

The COMIFAC Annual Report 2016 is available for download:  COMIFAC: New team, one goal-Our achievements in 2016: COMIFAC priority interventions: The Partnership’s supporters- 2016 Financial review- COMIFAC management and staff.

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COMIFAC : Extraordinary Ministers’ Conference

From 03 to 05 October 2017, the conference room of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, provided the setting for the Extraordinary Conference of Ministers of Environment and Finance of ECCAS and the East African Community on accelerating the operationnalisation of the Congo Basin Commission, the Congo Basin Blue Fund  and the Central African Green Economy Fund  and developing a common position in anticipation of COP23.

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africa.fsc : Developing of the National FSC Forest Management Standard in Namibia

The FSC Principles and Criteria (P&C) define the general regulations that forest operations must comply with in order to obtain FSC forest management certification. However, any international forest management standard must be adjusted to the specific local and regional context and make them relevant to the diverse legal, social and geographical situations of forests in different parts of the world.

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africa.fsc : SDG Updates Congo Basin

News from the Standards Development Group of the Congo Basin (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Gabon and Republic of Congo)

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FSC Africa Newsletter – 6 October 2017

In this issue: Developing the National FSC Forest Management Standard in Namibia: Sustainable labels from beginning to … why are sustainable forest practices  beneficial for businesses?... Woodlands Dairy now displays the 100% FSC logo on its products… pilot   FSC awareness raising course, designed for trade unions in southern Africa affiliated to International Construction and Wood Workers … UPM sets up paper factory in Ga-Rankuwa.

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gabonreview : Environment: ODDIG seeks UOB’s expertise

The Observatory for the promotion of sustainable development, products and services of Gabon’s industries (ODDIG) has recently signed an agreement with the Omar Bongo University (UOB), to relaunch the Master and Doctorate programmes with specializations in environmental research.

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Job offers

WWF: Salonga Program Assistant

WWF-DRC is looking for a Program Assistant for its Salonga Program to help achieve its new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Deadline for applications: 29 October 2017

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WWF-Law Enforcement Advisor

WWF-DRC is recruiting the role of Law Enforcement Advisor for our programme in Democratic Republic of Congo to help us achieve our new ambitious goals, and build a future where people live in harmony with nature. Deadline for applications: 5 November 2017.

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WWF : Call for Expressions of Interest to evaluate the implementation of UFA environmental and social management plans 10 020 and 10 022 of SIM

The overall objective is to assess the level of implementation of environmental and social impact mitigation measures set out in the PGES of UFAs 10 020 and 10 022. Expressions of interest should be submitted by e-mail no later than 25 October 2017 at 1p.m. with the following message subject: <Eval SIM PGES>

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WW Integrated Drivers Program

WWF Gabon is seeking to recruit an international consultant to develop a full proposal for an “Integrated Drivers Program”.  Applicants should submit their proposals (technical and financial proposals) in English or in French (if preferable) no later than 31 October 2017.

 

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UNDFS openings

The United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) is seeking for qualified and committed officers for the following positions in its Offices:

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International scientific conference: “African forest-related policy and politics” 24 – 27 September 2018 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Call for Abstracts – Save the Date

Please submit your abstracts (maximum 300 words) to iufroyaounde2018@gwdg.de before January 26, 2018. The scientific committee will transmit their decision by March 5, 2018. Authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to submit their full manuscripts to the conference organisers by July 12, 2018.

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African Wildlife Foundation (AWF): Community Officer, Location: Faro National Park. CLOSING DATE: October 13, 2017

The Community Officer, Faro National Park will work with the local communities and the pastoralists in promoting sustainable land use options that enhance conservation and build resilience of communities to the effects of climate change. This position will report to Cameroon Country Coordinator.

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