IPBES-4 delegates met in two contact groups in the morning, afternoon and evening and in plenary in the morning and afternoon.
Contact Group I continued deliberations on indigenous and local knowledge (ILK) systems throughout the day. Delegates approved a set of procedures for bringing ILK into the Platform’s assessments which will be added to the procedures for the development of Platform’s products. Delegates then discussed a new draft decision on knowledge foundations, including approaches to engage ILK.
Contact Group II finalized outstanding matters on the scoping report for a Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in the morning, and continued negotiating the SPM of the methodological assessment on scenarios and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the afternoon.
A brief plenary was held in the late morning to endorse the report of the credentials committee and adopt the Summary for Policy Makers (SPM) of the Thematic Assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production. Plenary reconvened in the afternoon to consider nominations of new members of the Bureau and consider the scoping report for the Global Assessment.
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(L-R) IPBES Executive Secretary Anne Larigauderie; IPBES Chair Abdul Hamid Zakri; and Masa Nagai, UNEP
Xavier Sticker, France
Gemedo Dalle Tussie, Ethiopia
Delegates from Brazil consulting during plenary
Delegates applause the approval of the SPM of the Thematic Assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production..
Ala Rotaru, Republic of Moldova
Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, Ghana
Kevin Cash, Canada
Spencer Thomas, Grenada
Norsham Abdul Latip, Malaysia
Contact Group on a Global Assessment
Contact group Co-Chairs consulting with IPBES secretariat
View of the panel during the contact group on a global assessment
Isabel Sousa Pinto, Portugal and Andy Stott, UK
Danitza Mariaca Vaca Guzman, Bolivia and Ana Julia Gutiérrez Tellería, Argentina
Ulrike Tröger, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
and Björn Ingendahl, Germany
Nina Vik, Norway (center), consulting with Wadzanayi Patience Mandivenyi and Luthando Dziba, South Africa
View of the contact group on a global assessment
Contact Group on Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems
consultations among panelists of the Contact Group meeting on ILK systems
View of the contact group on ILK systems
Kiruben Naicker, South Africa
Peter Bridgewater, Australia
Mark Marissink, Sweden
Ana María Hernández Salgar, Colombia
Contact Group on the Scenarios and Models Assessment
Contact group panelists consulting with delegates
Simon Ferrier, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Co-Chair Ivar Baste
Yi Huang, MEP
Adem Bilgin, Turkey
Mette Gervin Damsgaard, Denmark
Shizuka Hashimoto, Japan
Around the Venue
The press conference to announce the SPM of the Thematic Assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and Food Production
Delegates from Future Earth