COP 17 Day 5

UNFCCC Official Side Events (full schedule)
International Emissions Trading Association Events (full schedule)

Amazon Evening: A South-South Exchange with Africa

Themes: ½ day conference on managing forests for sustainable use and for the benefit of their people
Organizers: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Fundaçí£o Amazonas Sustentí¡vel (FAS, Amazonas Sustainable Foundation)
Time: 13:00—20:00
Location: Suncoast Conference Centre

Official Side Event: Australia’s Carbon Pricing Mechanism and Clean Energy Future Plan
Themes: from AU’s Clean Energy Future plan to the Carbon Pricing Mechanism
Organizers: Australia
Time: 13:15—14:45
Location: Room 4

IETA: Reducing REDD+ Risks: the Role and Progression of Social and Environmental Standards
Organizers: International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
Time: 14:00—15:15
Location: IETA  Pavillion, Room B

Official Side Event: Effective Trading Systems to Facilitate Linking and Complement Multilateral Actions

Themes: linking national and state government trading scheme designs
Organizers: Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Climate Action Reserve
Time: 18:30—20:00
Location: Room 5

Official Side Event: Professionalization: A pathway to a mature, resilient, capitalized carbon market

Themes: professionalization in carbon markets; MRV; forestry sector/REDD+
Organizers: Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) and University of Michigan
Time: 20:15—21:45
Location: Room 5

The Forest and Carbon Initiatives of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
Themes: MRV systems for REDD+ and forest monitoring
Organizers:  GEO Secretariat and the Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa
Time: 14:00—16:00
Location:  CCR  Expo Convention Center –   Room Umfolozi