Busan, 2010, 3rd Meeting on IPBES

Busan,  KoreaThe third and final intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on IPBES was held at the Busan Exhibition and Conference Center , Busan, Republic of Korea, from 7-11 June 2010.

After five days of negotiations delegates adopted the Busan Outcome document which sets the path for establishing an IPBES. Chair Chan-woo, in his closing remarks, emphasized the historic nature of this moment for Busan, Republic of Korea and the International Year of Biodiversity. Hailing the participants as "heroes of the moment" he gavelled the meeting to a close at 10:51pm on 11 June 2010.

The UNEP Secretariat is grateful for the support of the Informal Consultative Group in the preparation of the third IPBES meeting. They have provided strategic guidance and valuable comments on the meeting's documents. The list of its members is accessible here .

 

Meeting Report

Report of the third ad hoc intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/IPBES/3/3

Working Documents

Provisional agenda - UNEP/IPBES/3/1

Annotations to the provisional agenda - UNEP/IPBES/3/1/Add.1

Options for improving the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/IPBES/3/2

Options for improving the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services: Corrigendum - UNEP/IPBES/3/2/Corr.1

Information Documents

Analysis of the assessment landscape for biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/1

Analysis of the assessment landscape for biodiversity and ecosystem services: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/1/Add.1

Current and future status of biodiversity and ecosystem service indicators - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/2

Current and future status of biodiversity and ecosystem service indicators: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/2/Add.1

Analysis of capacity development for biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/3

Analysis of capacity development for biodiversity and ecosystem services: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/3/Add.1

Options and criteria for selecting the secretariat - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/4

Options and criteria for selecting the secretariat: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/4/Add.1

Background on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/5

Background on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/5/Add.1

Indicative budget for an intergovernmental science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem service s - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/6

Indicative budget for an intergovernmental science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services: executive summary - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/6/Add.1

Scenario note - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/7

Intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services science-agenda workshop held in Shepherdstown, United States of America, from 4 to 6 May 2010 - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/8

The Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: moving a step closer to an IPCC-like mechanism for biodiversity, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (2010, 2:1-6/j.cosust.2010.02.006) - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/9

Joint appeal of the German and Japanese Ministers of the Environment for the creation of an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/10

Potential relationships between the intergovernmental science policy platform and existing institutions - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/11

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: experiences and impacts - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/12

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: outline of an assessment - UNEP/IPBES/3/INF/13

Documents submitted at previous meetings

Decision IX/15 adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at its ninth meeting - UNEP/IPBES/1/INF/1

UNEP Decision from GC-25/GMEF Meeting

Executive Summary: Science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services - gap analysis - UNEP/IPBES/2/2

Needs and actions to strengthen the science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services- UNEP/IPBES/2/3

Report of the second ad hoc intergovernmental and multi stakeholder meeting on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/IPBES/2/4/Rev.1

Report of the Executive Director on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on Biodiversity and ecosystem services - UNEP/GCSS.XI/7

Principles governing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Principles Governing IPCC Work

Principles Governing IPCC Work - Appendix A (Procedures for the preparation, review, acceptance, adoption, approval and publication of IPCC reports)

Principles Governing IPCC Work - Appendix B (Financial procedures for the IPCC)

Principles Governing IPCC Work - Appendix C (Rules of procedures for the election of the IPCC bureau and any task force)