IPBES Call for Nominations: Workshop on Biodiversity and Pandemics
Considering the extraordinary situation caused by the novel Coronavirus and given the role, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has announced the Call for nominations of scientists/experts to participate in “The Workshop on Biodiversity and Pandemics” to be held from 27-31 July 2020 virtually.
The workshop will be held as a “Platform Workshop” in accordance with IPBES procedures. It will review evidence regarding the origin of infectious diseases transmitted from wild animals, the relationship between pandemics and biodiversity, in particular the drivers of pandemics and options for action related to biodiversity and ecosystem services, in the context of the current crisis and the prevention of future outbreaks.
For more details, please click on the link: IPBES Call for Nominations - Workshop on Biodiversity and Pandemics (27-31 Jul 2020).pdf