Search or browse upcoming events relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services, ranging from trainings to international meetings. Look for upcoming events organised by Partners and for BES-Net science-policy-practice Trialogues around the world.

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First Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Expert Group on Marine Litter
29 May 2018      Kenya      UNEP

Experts from all over the world will meet in Nairobi to discuss barriers and options for combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics. 

Public policies in the context of global changes: Climate change, biodiversity and food sustainability
31 May 2018      Paris, France      INRA

Global changes such as climate change, international trade agreements, loss in global biodiversity and volatility of world food prices pose challenges for agricultural production, the sustainability of renewable resources, and the well‐being of co

World Oceans Day
8 June 2018      Worldwide      The Ocean Project

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. The action focus for world oceans day 2018 is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean.

EKLIPSE @ECCB2018 – Call for capacity building course
11 June 2018      Jyväskylä, Finland      SYKE

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) invites proposals in accordance with this call for proposals and its annexes for a capacity building course on science communication and outreach on biodiversity and ecosystems services at the European scale to

Sustainable use of wild species assessment: Workshop with relevant MEAs and UN agencies (TBC)
14 June 2018      Bonn Germany      Ipbes

Task Forces and Expert Groups

Adaptation Futures 2018
18 June 2018      Cape Town, South Africa      Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA)

Adaptation Futures 2018 will take place from 18-21 June 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA).

8th International Conference of Ecosystems
22 June 2018      Tirana, Albania      ICE2018 Organizing Committee

The International Conference of Ecosystems Organizational Committee is pleased to announce next edition of the International Conference of Ecosystems, which will be held June 22-25, 2018 in Tirana, Albania.

World Symposium on Social Responsibility and Sustainability
27 June 2018      Edinburgh, United Kingdom      University of Edinburgh/Hamburg University of Applied Sciences/Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme (IUSDRP)

There is a perceived need for a better understanding of how social responsibility is related to sustainable development, and for the identification of processes, methods and tools which may help the integration of these two important elements.

International Scientific Conference on Climate Change Adaptation in Eastern Europe, Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
3 July 2018      Hamburg, Germany      International Climate Change Information Programme; Hamburg University of Applied Sciences; University of Banja Luka; Republika Srpska; University of Belgrade

Climate change affects countries in Eastern Europe, i.e. the Western Balkans and Southeast Europe in a variety of ways.

The face-to-face capacity building activities – the BES-Net “Trialogues” – are multi-stakeholder dialogues focusing on specific policy questions at the national and regional levels. By facilitating fruitful discussions among the three BES-Net communities of policy, science/knowledge holders and practice, the trialogues will contribute to addressing specific policy issues to help unlock shifts in the development trajectory of societies towards sustainability.

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BES-Net Trialogues
BES-Net Trialogue on Pollinators, Food Security and Rural Development
18 October 2017      Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina      UNDP & Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federal Ministry of Environment and Tourism)

According to a recent global report on pollinators conducted by IPBES, 70% of the plants that we eat, and 90% of wildflowers depend on pollinators.

Solutions from natural World Heritage sites
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Thematic Area:
Ecosystem-based Adaptation
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