The UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) criticised⁵ Indonesia’s draft 2008 Regulation on Implementation Procedures for REDD as incompatible with the rights of Indigenous Peoples

Urging recognition of Forest Peoples’ Rights
Article REDD-Monitor, 2nd April 2009

…..“REDD proposals will only lead to forest protection if needs and rights of local communities are being effectively addressed,” wrote FERN in a report released in November 2008. Continuing the theme, FERN’s EU Forest Watch this month comments on the importance of forest peoples’ rights. FERN highlights the case of Indonesia, where the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has raised concerns about the country’s draft regulation on REDD………


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