WHAT YOU will find here

Here we will be listing our upcoming events. We are keeping a close eye on how the coronavirus pandemic is shifting dates and moving events to the virtual landscape at this time.


Future 2022 sessions of the Forest Solutions Dialogue will be posted here. Stay tuned for our upcoming survey to inform future Dialogue topics!



Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 8: New Zealand’s forest management system and Climate Action Teams for REDD+

December 6th, 2021

This session presented new research on how the Climate Action Teams model can incorporate REDD+, and offered insights and lessons-learned from New Zealand’s extensive experience in forest management. The meeting was made possible with lead funding from the Government of New Zealand and additional support from the New York Declaration on Forests Platform. 

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 7: Environmental Integrity

DATE: April. 14th, 2021 


This session was a south-south learning opportunity for REDD+ countries only. The meeting focused on environmental integrity in voluntary carbon markets for REDD+. This topic has had increasing interest globally, as evidenced by the new Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative. The meeting was sponsored and organized by the New York Declaration on Forests Platform.

A public summary of the event is available here.

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 6:  ART TREES Standard

DATE: Mar. 3rd, 2021 

Emergent, ART (Architecture for REDD+ Transactions) and ART’s “TREES” standard were the focus of the session. Combined, they offer a new platform and high quality standard for jurisdictional REDD+ transactions. 
The meeting was sponsored and organized by the New York Declaration on Forests Platform.

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 5: 2020 Wrap-Up and 2021 Planning

DATE: Dec. 16th, 2020 (Western and Eastern Hemispheres)


The meeting reflected on lessons from the inaugural 2020 year of the Forest Solutions Dialogue. The meeting included country examples and discussion.

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 4: Nesting/ anidamiento/ l’imbrication

Oct. 27th, 2020 (Western Hemisphere)
Oct. 28th, 2020 (Eastern Hemisphere)


The meeting topic was nesting (of REDD+ projects within larger programs). The meeting included country examples, breakout groups and discussion.

Meeting Summary

Presentation Slides from Donna Lee, REDD+ and Nesting Expert, and Charlotte Streck, Director of Climate Focus 

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 3

Sept. 9th, 2020 (Western Hemisphere)
Sept 3rd (Eastern Hemisphere)


Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 2

July 29th, 2020 (Western Hemisphere)
August 13th 2020 (Eastern Hemisphere)


  • Continuation of group discussion in breakout groups on the paper presented in Meeting 1  – see discussion slide
  •  Presentation on background paper: A Typology of Cooperative Approaches based on existing models of REDD+ arrangements
  • Lessons from current examples of REDD+/Article 6 pilots in Latin America and Africa region (Interventions from country representatives)
  • Presentation by Dr. Nur Masripatin, Senior Advisor to The Minister of Environment and Forestry, on Indonesia’s REDD+ arrangements and current examples of REDD+ cooperation in Asia-Pacific region
  • Discussion

Forest Solutions Dialogue Meeting 1: Western Hemisphere

May 13th, 2020   (Western Hemisphere)
May 26th 2020 (Eastern Hemisphere)