Monday, April 23, 2012

IPBES established!

The core function of Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and EcosystemServices/IPBES:

To identify and prioritise key scientific information needed for policymakers and
to catalyse efforts to generate new knowledge;

To perform regular and timely assessments of knowledge on biodiversity and
ecosystem services and their interlinkages;
To support policy formulation and implementation by identifying policy-relevant
tools and methodologies;
To prioritise key capacity-building needs to improve the science-policy interface,
and to provide and call for financial and other support for the highest-priority
needs related directly to its activities (details)

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