EVENT: Gabon’s Carbon Credits Implementation Workshop, November 23-27, 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, New York; Gabon’s National Climate Council’s will be presenting for validation all the elements needed to fulfill REDD+ requirements in advance of submission to the UNFCCC. The workshop will address the finalization of a series of tools, including:

  • The National Forest Reference Level
  • The design report of the REDD+
  • Safeguards Information System
  • The Climate Law
  • The National GHG Inventory System

The event will be addressed by the Gabon Minister of Water, Forests, Sea, Environment, responsible for the Climate Plan and the Allocation Plan Land, Minister Lee White and by the Permanent Secretary of the National Climate Council .

CfRN has been supporting the Gabonese team for the past year with REDD+ tools and we are really proud of the achievements of Gabon in such a short time,” said Federica Bietta, MD, Coalition for Rainforest Nations

For several decades, Gabon has continuously worked in the fight against the climate emergency. Its involvement at the international level is marked, particularly by the ratification of Kyoto Protocol in 2006 and the ratification of the Paris Agreement in 2016 preceding the publication of the first Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) of African countries, published in 2015.