IPBES Belgian Uptake Event

 

 

1 OCTOBER 2018 - IPBES belgian UPTAKE EVENT

Learn and discuss about IPBES, its new products, its impact and future work

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Find out about the status of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Work Programme, adopted products and the next steps
  • Learn about the findings and policy recommendations of the newly available IPBES Assessments, with focus on the Regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia (i.e. ECA Assessment: see the Summary for Policy-makers)
  • Discuss how Belgian actors, sectors and initiatives can act upon these new  findings
  • Formulate ambitions and concrete actions and follow-up in the context of international commitments
  • Learn about how Belgian experts engage in ongoing IPBES assessments

This one-day meeting will be a mixture of presentations, panel discussions, movie projections and participatory sessions. The presentations and panel debate will take place in English, one of the six UN languages in which the Assessments are published. Exchanges in the breakout groups can take place in Dutch/French/English, as appropriate.

 

programme

Access the programme online 

 

venue

The IPBES Belgian Uptake event will take place at Herman Teirlinck building - Havenlaan 88, bus 73 - 1000 Brussels 

 

registration

 

If you wish to register to our event, please fill-up the form below or on Google form by 21 September.    

 

 

organisers

 

This event is organised by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, hosting the IPBES Belgian Focal Point with the support of INBO, IPBES and Belspo.

          

 

 

contact

For more information, please contact Dr Hilde Eggermont, IPBES Belgian Focal Point. 

 

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