The Swiss Biodiversity Forum, in close collaboration with the Federal Office for the Environment, is organizing IPBES-CH, the national platform for the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
5th Pan-European Stakeholder Consultation for IPBES (PESC-5)
This event brings together biodiversity stakeholders from Europe and Central Asia in support of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. The meeting includes the presentation event of the IPBES report on Europe & Central Asia (ECA) on the first morning.
Kickoff meeting for the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Switzerland 2012
In April 2012, more than 90 nations agreed to set up the International Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service (IPBES), which aims to tackle the accelerating worldwide loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosysterm service by bringing to policy makers scienctific assessments that are accurate, impartial and up-to-date. Science organisations and national governments are now to prepare for the first official meeting of the IPBES in January 2013 in Bonn, Germany (link) and to develop the first IPBES work program.