Safeguards lead to guide the development of safeguards requirements for the ART Program. The safeguards requirements will be verifiable and ensure human and indigenous people’s rights.

The aim of this consultancy is to develop a standard for assessing REDD+ activities, regardless of the source and type of funding, are implemented in a manner that is consistent to the UNFCCC safeguards; develop a verification procedure for assessing conformance with the standard; coordinate inputs and feedback from the Safeguards Committee and the ART Governance Body, as well as from the stakeholder consultation; and provide support to the pilot phase and for an update of the safeguards requirements based on the pilot.



November 2018 - Ongoing


Winrock, Norwegian Ministry of Climate and the Environment (KLD), represented by NICFI