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Joint CBD Submission on REDD+ Safeguards

Together with the Centre for International Environmental Law, the International Alliance of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests, Kenya Young Greens, the Rainforest Foundation Norway, and BirdLife International, Natural Justice developed a submission on REDD+ safeguards for the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Natural Justice stressed that “In the discussion of biodiversity and social safeguards relating to REDD, … Articles 8j and 10c suggest that the most fundamental ‘biocultural safeguard’ is the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).” View the full submission and find out more about Natural Justice’s involvement in the REDD+ biodiversity and social safeguards process.

4 May 2011

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