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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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IWRA XVIth World Water Congress
29 May 2017      Cancun, Mexico      International Water Resources Association (IWRA), the National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA
The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) organizes a World Water Congress every three years.
Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course
31 May 2017      Worldwide      CBD, NBSAP, UNDP
Greening Consumption and Production: Massive Open Online Course This free, six-week facilitated course (31 May - 12 July 2017) is aimed at policymakers and practitioners working in the area of sustainable consumption and production (SCP).
The Ocean Conference
5 June 2017      New York, USA      United Nations
The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters
Inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference
5 June 2017      Ann Arbor, Michigan      iDigBio
The rapid mobilization of digitized biodiversity data, led largely in the United States by the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections program, has resulted in a substantial increase in available data for rese
World Environment Day
5 June 2017      Worldwide      UN
World Environment Day is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.
Pan-European IPBES Stakeholder Consultation (PESC-4)
12 June 2017      Vácrátót / Hungary      ECA Network
The Pan-European IPBES Stakeholder Consultation (PESC) aims to bring together a wide range of IPBES stakeholders coming from the region of the IPBES regional assessment for Europe and Central Asia.
World Day to Combat Desertification
17 June 2017      Worldwide      UN
The World Day to Combat Desertification has been observed since 1995 to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared (Gen
Poverty Environment Partnership meeting: Investing in Natural Capital
19 June 2017      New York, USA      Governments of Austria and Finland, Korean International Cooperation Agency, the United Nations, the International Institute for Environment and Development and World Resources Institute
The Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement have brought considerable focus on poverty reduction and climate change.
5th Global Soil Plenary Assembly
20 June 2017      Rome, Italy      Global Soil Partnership Secretariat
The Plenary Assembly of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) is the main yearly meeting of members to the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils, GSP Executive Secretariat, representatives of the different partners and members to FAO.

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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First BES-Net Trialogue in Eastern Europe
18 October 2017      Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina      UNDP
In the Eastern European Region and wider Europe, there are burning questions around the need to protect pollinators in order to ensure sustained agricultural production.
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