Submission by the Secretariat of the CBD to the Secretariat of the UNFCCC (2011)

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 With reference to the invitation made to UNFCCC Parties and accredited observers by  the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) at its thirty-fourth  session, to submit views on  Methodological guidance for activities relating to  reducing  emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable  management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries  (FCCC/SBSTA/2011/L.14), the CBD Secretariat submits the following information:   This submission contains summaries of four expert workshops on the links between  biodiversity and reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of  conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in  developing countries (REDD-plus), including relevant biodiversity safeguard.