BiodiversityKnowledge, SPIRAL and EBONE at IPBES-1

Heidi Wittmer, Carsten Nesshoever, Juliette Young and Rob JongmanThe first meeting of the Platform's plenary (IPBES-1) took place in Bonn Germany from 21 to 26 January 2013.

BiodiversityKnowledge in cooperation with other projects; SPIRAL, EBONE and EUBON organized a "European" side event on Regional support approaches to IPBES. This side event aimed to outline the importance of regional interactions to support and facilitate input into the work programme activities of IPBES. 

Agenda of the side event:

13:00-13:10            Networking monitoring, data and knowledge: the European link to GEOBON (Rob Jongman, EBONE, Christoph Häuser, EUBON)

13:10-13:20            Challenges of multi-level science-policy interactions (Juliette Young, Sybille van den Hove and Allan Watt, SPIRAL) 

13:20-13:30            BiodiversityKnowledge – an approach to network knowledge on biodiversity across Europe to support decision making (Carsten Neßhöver & Marie Vandewalle, BiodiversityKnowledge)

13:30-14:00            Discussion


For further information, please see the full report of the side event, as well as the compilation of the three presentations.