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LAC Regional Consultation Meeting

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Consultation meeting will be held from 11 - 13 July 2013, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, co-hosted by Regional Office For Latin America and the Caribbean of UNEP and the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).

The objectives of the meeting are:

  1. Strengthen and focus regional inputs to the IPBES Work Programme 2014 - 2018, with an emphasis on a strong programme of capacity building in the region;
  2. Strengthen regional participation in the IBPES intersessional process on other elements of the Platform;
  3. Develop an active network of institutions contributing to IPBES work and related capacity building in Latin America and the Caribbean; and
  4. Identify possible partnerships between Institutions and/or Governments to strengthen sub-regional and regional biodiversity and ecosystems services assessments, as well as knowledge generation, within the IPBES framework.

Related Documents

  1. Logistical information note | en | es
  2. Provisional agenda | en | es
  3. Final Report | en || es

The following are the documents subject to discussion in english and in spanish (the spanish versions are advanced copies)

  1. Draft stakeholder strategy
    .pdf | en || es
    .doc | en || es
  2. IPBES Work Programme Review Draft
    .pdf | en || es
    .doc | en || es
  3. Guidance on the Development of Strategic Partnerships
    .pdf | en || es
    .doc | en || es

For further information, please contact Mr. Charles Davies (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Ms. Suzanne Howard (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), or Mr. Carlos Joly (cjoly@unicamp.b).

Questionnaire to explore capacity building needs and options

In order to support discussion on IPBES and capacity building, we invite you to submit an informal questionnaire based on your own experience or that of your organization to further explore key capacity building needs for improving the science-policy interface, building on what has already been learnt from submissions made by Governments and other stakeholders. Responses will help inform discussion at the upcoming 2nd IPBES Plenary meeting.

The questionnaire is available in English and Spanish.

The questionnaire developed by IPBES LAC MEP members is available here in English.