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Report of an international science workshop on assessments for IPBES held in Tokyo available

This informal expert workshop was co-convened by the Governments of Japan and South Africa and hosted by the United Nations University in Tokyo from 25 to 29 July 2011. The meeting was attended by scientists from around the world to discuss the nature and potential scope of assessments to be undertaken by IPBES.

The report of this workshop, with options and recommendations on the potential assessment work programme area of IPBES is available as an information document for the first session of the plenary meeting on IPBES. For downloading the report (Information document: UNEP/IPBES.MI/1/INF/12), visit here. For more information on the workshop, click here.