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Parliamentarians and CSOs form coalition to promote forest governance

Parliamentarians, civil society organizations (CSOs) and journalists met in a workshop in Yaounde, Cameroon from June 22 to 23, 2015 to discuss collaborative efforts for forest governance in the Congo Basin.

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The Green Climate Fund wants to help Coastal Protection

Ms. Hela Cheikhrouhou, the Green Fund Executive Director received in audience by His Excellency Macky Sall, President of Senegal, announced in a report broadcast on Radio Television Senegalese-RTS: the Green Climate Fund wants to help Coastal Protection...

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Climate Change - Press Conference (29 June 2015)

29 Jun 2015 - Speakers: Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Post- 2015 Development Agenda, Amina Mohammed; Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, Janos Pasztor and Cardinal Peter Turkson.

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EU Delegation in Cameroon-EU announces resumption of CBFP Facilitation (24/06/2015)

 The Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation in Cameroon made the announcement on June 18 during the official opening of the 15th CBFP meeting (Congo Basin Forest Partnership). Ambassador Françoise Collet announced the resumption of the CBFP Facilitation, hitherto provided by a consortium constituting the United States of America, Germany and Norway. The decision was validated by high ranking authorities with the endorsement of Ms Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs.

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U.S. Ambassy Cameroun- Congo Basin Partners for civil society

On June 17, Congo Basin Facilitator based at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. Matthew Cassetta and U.S. Embassy Yaounde Cultural Affairs Officer Merlyn Schultz delivered speeches to civil society members on the margins of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) meeting at the Palais de Congres in Yaounde.

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EU: EU reinforces its support to Central Africa (24/06/2015)

Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, signed the Central Africa Regional Indicative Programme (RIP) of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for an amount of €350 million (229 billion CFA) for the period 2014-2020. Commissioner Neven Mimica said: "Regional integration is only viable when driven from within. It is a means to fulfil the policy objectives set out in the Cotonou Agreement, and to build on the achievements which the Economic Community of Central Africa and the Commission for Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa have already made, in economic and monetary integration, in peace and security, in infrastructure and in environment and natural resources".

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Traffic-Experts call on EU to acknowledge pivotal role of communities in supporting wildlife conservation

Brussels, Belgium, 25th June 2015—International experts have called upon EU decision-makers to acknowledge the pivotal role of communities in supporting wildlife conservation - including the combat against wildlife crime - in their forthcoming strategies and action plans...

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COP12: Wetlands for our Future

The twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP12) was held from 2-9 June 2015, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, under the theme “Wetlands for our Future.” 

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CIFOR-Annual Report 2014
New edition of Infosylva
All about FLEGT Week 2015
Climate Finance Overview
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