IPBES – External Review for Global Assessment
Experts are invited to participate in the first external review of the chapters of the landmark IPBES global assessment of biodoiversity and ecosystem services, from 15 June until 15 August, 2017.
This assessment will be the first global snapshot of the state of the world’s biodiversity in more than a decade, since the release of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. The global assessment will provide decision makers with the state of knowledge regarding the planet's biodiversity, ecosystems and the benefits they provide to people, as well as the options to protect and use these natural assets more sustainably. Furthermore, the global assessment will provide vital data to assess progress against the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The deadline to submit comments: 15 August 2017.
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