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On Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 at 8am EST, BIOFIN and the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) will host a finance solutions webinar entitled: "Are biodiversity offsets an option for BIOFIN Finance Plans?" The webinar will...
Date: 07 November 2016
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On November 7th, the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) will be launching a free online course (MOOC) on the impacts of climate change in Latin America. The MOOC will be launched at COP-22, at the IAI-ICSU side-event and IAI...
Date: 24 October 2016
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We are excited to announce the launch of our first newsletter! Sent to our community of Users, Experts and Partners, the BES-Net newsletter will keep you up to date on the latest news, events and discussions. To read the first edition of our BES-...
Date: 20 October 2016
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GBIF invites the submission of proposals for funding from the Caribbean and the Pacific through the EU-funded Biodiversity Information for Development (BID) programme. The total potential funding assigned to these two calls is €1,000,000, or €500,...
Date: 14 October 2016
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BirdLife International's Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced our Call for Applications for 2017 Awards. In 2017, CLP awards are focused on projects occurring in a set of 22 countries: Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Brazil, China,...
Date: 14 October 2016
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GBIF invites the submission of proposals under the second phase of the Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme, funded by Japan’s Ministry of Environment. The current call aims to address key challenges identified by GBIF nodes in...
Date: 14 October 2016
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ecoSERVICES has just launched a global online survey on the governance of ecosystem services around the world. As a a research project of Future Earth, ecoSERVICES is committed to co-designing a research agenda aimed at deepening our...
Date: 11 October 2016
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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) is hiring a Consultant to support the development/refining of the BES-Net Trialogue methodology and support its implementation. Closely aligned with the Intergovernmental Platform on...
Date: 10 October 2016
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We are pleased to announce the soft launch of the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) web portal. BES-Net is a capacity sharing “network of networks” that promotes dialogue among science, policy and practice for more effective...
Date: 26 August 2016
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BES-Net First Trialogue on Pollinators, Food Security and Rural Development in Eastern Europe: Summary Video

The first BES-Net Trialogue was held in Sarajevo in October 2017 to reach a common agenda for action around pollinators in Eastern Europe as the driver to foster links between ecosystem services, agriculture and rural development in the region. The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network’s (BES-Net) Trialogue provides a constructive space for the three communities of policymakers, scientists and practitioners to learn together and fostering inter-cultural understanding and interinstitutional co

Launch of the UNDP-managed Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES-Net) Web Portal

On Friday, 9 December 2016, the event “Launch of the UNDP-managed Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES-Net) Web Portal” took place at the Convention of Biological Diversity COP13. Presented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), this video by IISD Reporting Services provides an overview of the event, which reviewed a new, cutting-edge platform to build capacity and promote global dialogue among science, policy and practice.

Sturle Hauge Simonsen Interviews Solene Le Doze, Capacity Network Coordinator for BES-Net

Sturle Hauge Simonsen, Head of Communications at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, interviews Solene Le Doze, Capacity Network Coordinator for the UNDP-managed Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) following the formal launch event at CDB COP 13 in Cancun, Mexico.

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