Date: 4 november 2015 (Wednesday) 14:00–17:00
Venue: MTA Library, 1 Arany J. street Budapest
Welcome: Ferenc Friedler (vice president, National Research, Development and Innovation Office, Hungary)
Part A. IPBES in the Sustainable Development Agenda:
Keynotes by Thomas Koetz (IPBES Secretariat) and Ivar Baste (IPBES Bureau)
followed by a panel discussion with the two speakers and Jacqueline McGlade (UNEP chief scientist).
Part B. IPBES Work Programme (2014-2018) Highlights:
Keynotes by Markus Fischer (co-chair for IPBES Europe and Central Asia Regional Assessment) and György Pataki (IPBES MEP member and co-chair of the IPBES expert group on values and valuation)
followed by a panel discussion with Zsolt Molnár (IPBES Indigenous and Local Knowledge Task Force) and András Attila Takács (EU Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services working group).
The event will be hosted and facilitated by András Báldi (director, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences), and is supported by the Section of Biological Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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