The Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced a call for nominations of experts to participate in the thematic assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health (nexus assessment) and the thematic assessment of the underlying causes of biodiversity loss and the determinants of transformative change and options for achieving the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity (transformative change assessment).
The IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel invites governments and other relevant stakeholders to nominate experts to participate in the nexus and transformative change assessments.
As a contributing organisation, EuroMarine can nominate interested experts to the panel. EMBRC is part of EuroMarine’s new governance structure along with DTU Aqua, EMBRC Portugal partner CIIMAR, and ERINN Innovation.
IPBES is seeking experts with strong multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary expertise, expertise in one or more disciplines of natural science, social science or the humanities, be indigenous and local knowledge experts, or have expertise in indigenous and local knowledge systems. All nominated experts will need to be available for the full duration of the panel, and are expected to participate in the possible physical workshops later in 2021.
Interested experts are invited to submit applications by 6 September2021; nominators (governments or organisations) are invited to submit their nominations by 13 September 2021. More detailed information on the process of application and nomination can be found in notification EM/2021/17.
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