International

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:

MASMA call for proposals for the organization of training courses/workshops and publication of books/manuals

WIOMSA is implementing a five-year Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) Programme (2018-2022) that aims to assist the countries of the western Indian Ocean (WIO) to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and comply with the Paris Agreement. Collectively, these two frameworks present a universally applicable and interconnected approach to integrating the three dimensions of sustainable development and require a similarly integrative and widely useful mosaic of solutions.

Open Call: Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) Programme

WIOMSA is implementing a five-year Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) Programme (2018-2022) that aims to assist the countries of the western Indian Ocean (WIO) to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); and comply with the Paris Agreement. Collectively, these two frameworks present a universally applicable and interconnected approach to integrating the three dimensions of sustainable development and require a similarly integrative and widely useful mosaic of solutions.