Events - Monday, 26 August 2013

Expert Workshop on the Conceptual Framework for IPBES

An international expert workshop on the conceptual framework for the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) will be convened by the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) and co-hosted by the Governments of South Africa and the UK, with additional support from the Government of Japan. The goal of the workshop is to share among the experts and the stakeholders work to-date on and to provide inputs to the development of a draft conceptual framework for the Platform. The outcome of this workshop will form the basis of a recommendation by the MEP of a conceptual framework for adoption by the Plenary at its second session scheduled to take place in Antalya, Turkey, from 9-16 December 2013.  

dates: 25-26 August 2013   location: Cape Town, South Africa  

SIDS Conference - Interregional Preparatory Meeting

The interregional meeting to prepare for the 2014 International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will take place in Barbados from 26-28 August 2013.  

dates: 26-28 August 2013   location: Barbados  

24th Meeting of the LEG

The Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) will meet in Siem Reap, Cambodia, from 26-29 August 2013. The LEG aims to support the preparation and implementation strategy of national adaptation programmes of action (NAPAs).  

dates: 26-29 August 2013   location: Cambodia   additional: Siem Reap(multiple cities)