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The Platform encourages the self-organization of an inclusive, open-ended network of stakeholders representing their diversity, working primarily on a virtual basis.

Collaboration between the Platform and the network is guided by the stakeholder engagement strategy. You can access the strategy within the annex to decision IPBES-3/4: Communication, stakeholder engagement and strategic partnerships here.

Presently, two networks are active: the Open-Ended Network of IPBES Stakeholders (ONet), and the  International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IIFBES). These networks co-leading the preparations for the IPBES Stakeholder Day(s) as well  as facilitation the event with inputs from the secretariat.

Open-Ended Network of IPBES Stakeholders (ONet)