This eLearning module aims to support assessment practitioners at sub-national to global scales to understand the IPBES assessment process and the different steps it is composed of. This module consists of four lessons.

The IPBES assessment process - Lesson 1: Introduction to the IPBES assessment process

The first lesson will explain the types of assessment IPBES undertakes and will provide an overview of the four stages of the IPBES assessment process.

The IPBES assessment process - Lesson 2: The scoping procedure of an IPBES assessment and the different roles in an IPBES assessment team

This second lesson will focus on the first stage of an IPBES assessment: the steps of the scoping process, the scoping report, the roles of the IPBES assessment team and the different sources of k

The IPBES assessment process - Lesson 3: Expert evaluation of the state of knowledge

This lesson will focus on the second stage of the IPBES assessment – expert evaluation of the state of knowledge.

The IPBES assessment process - Lesson 4: communicating the results of an IPBES assessment and reflection exercises.

This lesson will focus on the fourth and final stage of the IPBES assessment process - use of the final assessment findings.