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IPBES related Decisions & Resolutions

What decisions, resolutions and recommendations related to IPBES have been adopted so far?


Outcome of the eleventh session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC11) | External Link

UNCCD, 11th Session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC), Bonn, Germany, April 2013


Outcome of the sixteenth meeting of the Scientific & Technical Review Panel (STRP) | External Link

Ramsar, 16th Meeting of the STRP, Gland, Switzerland, February 2011


Decision 27/4 (and 27/11) adopted by the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its first universal session | External Link

UNEP the First Universal Session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, Nairobi, Kenya, February 2013


Decision XI/13 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at its eleventh meeting | External Link

CBD CoP11, Hyderabad, India, October 2012


Ramsar Resolution XI.6 adopted by the 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Wetlands | .pdf

Ramsar CoP11. Bucharest, Romania, July 2012


Resolution adopted at the second session of a plenary meeting to determine modalities and institutional arrangements for IPBES | .pdf

Second Session of a plenary meeting on IPBES. Panama City, Panama, April 2012


Resolution 10.8 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its Tenth Meeting on Cooperation between the Inter-governmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and CMS | .pdf

CMS CoP 10. Bergen, Norway, November 2011


Decisions adopted by the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild Fauna and Flora at its Sixty-first meeting of the Standing Committee | .docx

CITES SC 61. Geneva, Switzerland, August 2011


Resolution 14/2011 Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations at its thirty-seventh session | .pdf

FAO 37. Rome, Italy, July 2011


Decisions adopted by the Plants Committee to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (of wild Fauna and Flora) at its nineteenth meeting | .pdf

CITES PC 19. Geneva, Switzerland, April 2011


Decisions adopted by the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its twenty-sixth session | .pdf

UNEP-GMEF 26. Nairobi, Kenya, February 2011 | Page 10, agenda item 4


Resolution 65/162 adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in its 65th session | .pdf

UNGA 65. New York City, USA, December 2010 | Page 5, operating clauses 17-18


185 EX/Decisions adopted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Executive Board at its 185th Session | .pdf

UNESCO 185 EX. Paris, France, October 2010 | Page 54, agenda item 43


Decision X/11 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at its tenth meeting | .pdf

CBD CoP 10. Nagoya, Japan, October 2010


Report of the third ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services | .pdf

3rd ad hoc intergovernmental & multi-stakeholder meeting on an IPBES. Busan, Republic of Korea, June 2010 | Annex: Busan outcome


Decisions adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (of wild Fauna and Flora) at its fifteenth meeting | .pdf

CITES CoP 15. Doha, Qatar, March 2010 | Page 3-4, Decisions 15.12 – 15. 14


Decision SS.XI/3 adopted by the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its eleventh special session | .pdf

UNEP-GMEF 11. Bali, Indonesia, February 2010


Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar): Report of the mid-term workshops of the Scientific & Technical Review Panel | .pdf

Ramsar STRP. Gland, Switzerland, February 2010 | Page 27, agenda item 17.4, paragraph 139


Report of the second ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services | .pdf

2nd ad hoc intergovernmental & multi-stakeholder meeting on an IPBES. Nairobi, Kenya, October 2009


Decision 25/10 adopted by the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum at its twenty-fourth session | .pdf

UNEP-GMEF 24, Nairobi, Kenya, February 2009


Report of the ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services | .pdf

1st ad hoc intergovernmental & multi-stakeholder meeting on an IPBES. Putrajaya, Malaysia, November 2008


Decision XI/15 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at its ninth meeting | External Link

CBD CoP 9. Bonn, Germany, May 2008 | Page 3, operating paragraph 8
 

Presentation on IPBES

Download the IPBES presentation | .pptx

Download the "Towards IPBES-2" presentation | .pptx

Background Information

Background Information on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-Being | .pdf

Relevant publications from UNEP, UNDP, FAO and UNESCO on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-Being | .pdf

Frequently Asked Questions | .pdf

TEEB definition of ecosystem services | .pdf

Facts on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services | .pdf

UN Partner Information

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IPBES Logos and Banners

IPBES logo E bg-bleu | .pdf

IPBES WEB banner with catchline | .pdf 
 

Press Releases

Final press release of IPBES 1 | .pdf

Press advisory for IPBES-1, 15 January 2012 | .pdf

Press release for the Panama meeting, 2012, second session of a plenary meeting on IPBES | .pdf

IPBES 2 media advisory | .pdf


IPBES YouTube Channel

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Articles and Opinion Pieces on IPBES

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