Workshop on Biodiversity: Contribution of Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems - Building Synergies with Science
A workshop will be held from 9 to 11 June 2013 in Tokyo (Japan) with international experts, stakeholder and indigenous communities
Convened by the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and as part of the official IPBES inter-sessional work plan, the primary objective of this workshop is to identify procedures and approaches for building synergies between indigenous & local knowledge and science.
Participants to the workshop will have been nominated by IPBES members, observers and stakeholders, in accordance with decisions taken at the first plenary of IPBES.
The outcomes of the workshop will provide input to the MEP’s recommendations for possible procedures and approaches for working with different knowledge systems, which will be considered by the IPBES Plenary at its second session.
|Type of Event||Category 7-Seminar and Workshop|
|Start||09.06.2013 10:00 local time|
|End||11.06.2013 19:00 local time|
|Date to be fixed||0|
|Focal point||Nakashima, Douglas|
|Venue||United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP)|
|Permanent Delegation Contact|
|Language of Event||English|
|Estimated number of participants||30|
|Link 1||Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems|
|Link 2||IPBES Platform|