International Satoyama Intiative

IPSI, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative, promotes collaboration in the conservation and restoration of sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: SEPLS) through broader global recognition of their value.

IPSI at the UN Biodiversity Conference 2018

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The UN Biodiversity Conference will be held from 17 to 29 November 2018 in Sharm El-Sheikh, made up of several important biodiversity-related events, including the Fourteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 14), the the Ninth COP-MOP of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 8), the Third COP-MOP of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (COP-MOP 3) and a number of other related events.

IPSI Secretariat staff is looking forward to attending the conference and seeing many IPSI members and other familiar faces, as this will be a good chance for IPSI to increase its stature in the world of international policy-making processes.

The IPSI Secretariat will be involved as co-organizer in two side events at the conference:

Secretariat staff will also contribute to other related events, including: