In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, IPBES organized a virtual Platform workshop on the link between biodiversity and pandemics, from 27-31 July 2020 .
The full workshop report is now available in laid-out format.
It is composed of an executive summary, five sections, references and annexes.
The workshop report mainly supports the scoping of the nexus assessment, while other ongoing scoping processes and assessments may be informed by the workshop report where relevant and appropriate. In line with the procedures for Platform workshops, it contains a prominent disclaimer that the workshop report and any recommendations or conclusions contained therein have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by the IPBES Plenary.
To read the report, please follow the link below.