The missing link to success: Women in REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation)
This side event will also launch the Global Initiative on REDD+ and Gender Equality. The event is a collaboration between the government of Norway, WEDO, WOCAN and IUCN.
Monday, 29 November, 13:20 -14:40, Room Sandia.

The role of water governance in adaptation to climate change: from local to global spheres (from Chiapas to Panama), as part of the ‘Dialogues for Water and Climate Change’.
Wednesday, 1 December, 16.00-18.00; Fiesta Americana Coral Beach hotel in Cancun, Room: Coral Kingdom. More information and registration at

Forest Day 4: IUCN is co-organizing a sub-plenary on biodiversity, sub-plenary on adaptation, and a learning event on mitigation and adaptation.
Sunday, 5 December 2010, Cancun Cencter, Conventions and Exhibitions
More information on Forest Day 4:

Taking action on Ocean Acidification: opportunities under the UNFCCC
Ocean acidification is a direct consequence of increased human induced CO₂ emissions. Scientific experts will present the latest knowledge of impacts on marine life and climate change. Socio-economic consequences and needed political action will be discussed by country representatives.
Tuesday 7 December, 18:30 - 20:00, Room: Sandia.