IPBES-7 Plenary
IPBES/7/9
Draft policy and procedures for the admission of observers
IPBES/7/INF/1
Chapters of the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services

The chapters of the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services are confidential and will not be made publicly available until their acceptance at #IPBES7. This document as well as the document containing the final draft SPM (IPBES/7/3) are only accessible once you have logged into your account on the IPBES website, and after valid registration for #IPBES7, at the following webpage: https://www.ipbes.net/global_assessment_ipbes7

IPBES/7/INF/10
Information on work related to the guide on the production of assessments
IPBES/7/INF/11
Information on further work related to scenarios and models of biodiversity and ecosystem services
IPBES/7/INF/12
Progress report on the United Nations collaborative partnership arrangement
IPBES/7/INF/13
Information on work related to policy support tools and methodologies
IPBES/7/INF/14
Implementation of the communications and outreach strategy and the stakeholder engagement strategy
IPBES/7/INF/15
Information on collaboration and partnerships
IPBES/7/INF/16
Implementation of the conflict-of-interest policy for the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
IPBES/7/INF/17
Activities to implement recommendations arising from the internal review report
IPBES/7/INF/18
Report on the review of the Platform at the end of its first work programme
IPBES/7/INF/19
Response by the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel and the Bureau to the report on the review of the Platform at the end of its first work programme
IPBES/7/INF/2
Overview of the process followed for the production of the global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services
IPBES/7/INF/20
Response by the Executive Secretary to the report on the review of the Platform at the end of its first work programme
IPBES/7/INF/21
Overview of requests, inputs and suggestions on short-term priorities and longer-term strategic needs for the next work programme of the Platform
IPBES/7/INF/22
Nominees for alternate members of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel
IPBES/7/INF/3
Nominees for election to the Bureau
IPBES/7/INF/4
List of observers admitted to previous sessions of the Plenary and admission of new observers to the seventh session
IPBES/7/INF/5
Information on the institutional arrangements established to operationalize technical support for the implementation of the work programme
IPBES/7/INF/6
Information on the assessment of the sustainable use of wild species, the assessment of invasive alien species and the assessment regarding the diverse conceptualization of multiple values of nature and its benefits
IPBES/7/INF/7
Information on work related to capacity-building
IPBES/7/INF/7/Add.1
Information on the implementation of the IPBES capacity-building rolling plan
IPBES/7/INF/8
Information on work related to indigenous and local knowledge systems
IPBES/7/INF/9
Information on work related to knowledge and data
Summary for policymakers of the global assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Advance unedited version, 6 May 2019
First session of a Plenary meeting on IPBES (UNEP/IPBES-1)
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)
Principles Governing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)-Official documents Principles Governing IPCC Work
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/1
Provisional Agenda
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/1/Add.1
Annotations to the Provisional Agenda
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/2
Legal issues relating to the establishment and operationalization of the platform
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/3
Functions and operating principles of the platform
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/4
Possible functions and structures of bodies that might be established under the platform
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/5
Rules of procedure for meetings of the platform
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/6
Process and criteria for selecting the host institution or institutions and the physical location of the platform's secretariat
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/7
Possible work programme of the platform
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/8
Report of the first session of the plenary meeting to determine modalities and institutional arrangements for an intergovernmental science policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/1
Scenario note for the two sessions of the plenary meeting to determine modalities and institutional arrangements for an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/10
Final report of the international expert meeting on IPBES and capacity building, co-convened by the Governments of Norway and Brazil and held in Trondheim, Norway, on 25-27 May 2011
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/11
Considering the generation of knowledge function of IPBES:Recommendations from a meeting of scientific organisations interested in IPBES convened by ICSU, and hosted by UNESCO (Paris, France, 10 June 2011)
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/13
Options paper for the involvement of civil society organizations in an intergovernmental platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/14
Legal advice of the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations concerning certain legal issues pertaining to an intergovernmental science policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/15
List of Participants
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/16
Recommendations of the 61st Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora on an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/2
Collation of decisions made by governing and subsidiary bodies of relevant organizations and bodies on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services
Second session of a Plenary meeting on IPBES (UNEP/IPBES-2)
Resolution establishing the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

On 21 April 2012, the representatives of consenting Governments adopted a resolution, by which the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services was established as an independent intergovernmental body. In the resolution, it was also decided that the first session of the Plenary of the Platform would decide on the link between the Platform and the United Nations system. The text of the resolution, together with its two appendices, is contained in annex I to document UNEP/IPBES.MI/2/9 .

IPBES-5 Plenary
Synergies between combating climate change, and the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
Guy Midgley, Global Change Biology Group, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
3rd Meeting on IPBES
UNEP/GCSS.XI/7
Report of the Executive Director on an intergovernmental science-policy platform on Biodiversity and ecosystem services