3rd Pan-European IPBES Stakeholder Consultation

14 to 16 Jun 2016 Leipzig
14 Jun. 16

3rd Pan-European IPBES Stakeholder Consultation

A bottom-up contribution of European and Central Asian experts to the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services


1. Informing about current developments in and around IPBES:

  • Regional assessment for Europe and Central Asia (ECA assessment)
  • IPBES stakeholder engagement & capacity building

2. Delivering contributions to the IPBES process:

  • Comments on first order draft of the ECA assessment, to be submitted to IPBES during open review phase (Jun-Jul 2016)
  • Identification of relevant capacity-building needs in the region, and possible means and resources to address them
  • Strengthening of existing and initiation of new networks, platforms and other structures fostering the engagement in IPBES across ECA region


Addressed audience

  • Experts on biodiversity and ecosystem services from Western and Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia
  • Experts affiliated to e.g. governmental or administrative bodies of IPBES member states or non-member states, IPBES subsidiary bodies, scientific institutions, non-governmental organisations, or the business sector



Leipziger KUBUS - The UFZ conference venue


Registration deadline: 30 April 2016


Organising committee & further information

The PESC-3 meeting is organised by the German Network-Forum for Biodiversity Research (NeFo) together with cooperating national biodiversity platforms from other European countries


Contact person: Dr. Elisabeth Marquard, NeFo

More information here 

Leaflet available here