International Expert Workshop on Policy support through relevant tools and methodologies in IPBES

7 - 9 December 2011
Bonn, Germany

This workshop considered several topics related to the IPBES function of policy support, including policy support as challenge for science‐policy interface in general, opportunities and challenges for IPBES, potential support for the different levels of the policy cycle, range and spectrum of policy tools and methods and enabling conditions for a successful policy support function.

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The workshop was organized by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in co-operation with Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Network-Forum for Biodiversity Research Germany (NeFo).

The Chair’s summary, scoping paper and all documentation of the workshop can be downloaded here.

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