International

Call for proposals for marine Nature-based Solutions

 Deadline: 31 December 2021

The MeerWissen Initiative seeks proposals to support partnership projects between African and German research organisations, that contribute to strengthening the knowledge base for marine and coastal Nature-based Solutions in Africa and to improving the use and uptake in national strategies and action plans.

The partnership projects will be funded with up to EUR 360.000. 

IPBES Call for nomination of early-career scientists to participate as fellows in the nexus and transformative change assessments

Interested individuals are invited to submit applications by 20 September 2021; nominators (Governments or organizations) are invited to submit their nominations by 27 September 2021. More detailed information on the process of application and nomination can be found in notification EM/2021/19.

Survey on the use of IPBES assessments in policymaking at national and subnational levels

IPBES is launching a survey to collect information on the use of completed IPBES assessments in policymaking at the national and subnational levels. This information will allow IPBES to understand if and how its assessments have been used by policymakers and what tools, methodologies and types of activities could further support the use of IPBES assessments and thereby contribute to the advancement of the IPBES policy support function.

IPBES call for nomination of experts in scoping of a methodological assessment of business and biodiversity

The Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced a call for experts to participate in Platform workshop for 26-30 April 2021 that will be focussed ona methodological assessment of the impact and dependence of business on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people. This workshop may be followed by one or more physical meetings later in 2021. 

IPBES Call for Nominations of Experts

The Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced a call for experts to participate in Platform workshop for 12-15 January 2021 that will be focussed on "Modelling Nature Futures Scenarios". This workshop may be followed by one or more physical meetings later in 2021. The workshop follows on from the draft Nature Futures Framework developed by the IPBES task force on scenarios and models.

IPBES 2 Calls for Nominations of Experts

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is currently running two calls for the nomination of experts to assist with the scoping of thematic assessments. These assessments are in response to the seventh IPBES Plenary session, which adopted "the rolling work programme of IPBES up to 2030". Included under this programme's first objective are the following two thematic assessments: