IPBES: Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

A new publication released by NeFo and ValuES explains the mission and goals of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The document presents the Four Functions of IPBES, the IPBES Work Programme 2014-2018, the organizational structure, administration and financing of IPBES, as well as the links between IPBES and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It also explains how to participate in the IPBES process. This document is intended for scientists, policy-makers, and practitioners.

The document is available in English, as well as in French, German and Spanish at: http://www.aboutvalues.net/ipbes