On 26 July 2012, the Center for Standardization and Environment of the Ministry of Forestry conducted a workshop in Jakarta on the Development of the REDD+ Safeguards Information System in accordance with the decisions of- COP-17. About 100 participants from central and local government agencies, NGOs and related organizations, universities, research institutions, private and international partners attended the workshop.
The Safeguards Information System is a general guidance for the implementation of REDD+ and customized to national conditions and capabilities of each country. Guiding principles for the implementation of the safeguards are transparency, consistency, comprehensiveness and effectiveness. Further evaluation of the implementation of safeguards will be discussed at an international forum.
The Ministry of Forestry through the Center for Standardization and the Environment in collaboration with the GIZ-FORCLIME
has conducted a series of workshops and Focus Group Discussions (FGD) to facilitate the development of information systems on the implementation of safeguards since 2011.
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