Institutions Selected for new IPBES Assessment Technical Support Units
ANNOUNCEMENT: Institutions selected to host the technical support units (TSUs) of 3 new IPBES assessments
UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico), with support from CONABIO (Mexico’s National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity), and financial support from GIZ (German Cooperation Agency); to be located in Morelia, México: Assessment of diverse conceptualizations of multiple values of nature and its benefits
FRB (French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity) and AFB (French Agency for Biodiversity); to be located in Montpellier, France: Assessment of the sustainable use of wild species
IGES (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies), with support from the Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ); to be located in Tokyo, Japan: Assessment of invasive alien species
The secreatariat wishes to extend its grateful thanks to the Governments of Mexico, France and Japan for their very generous offers.