The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is looking for an Event & Administration Assistant, who will be part of the conference management team of the foundation. As an Event & Administration Assistant you will assist in the organisation of international (scientific) conferences of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP). The tasks entail a broad range of activities and require an independent and proactive attitude in a small and informal team with a large outreach. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage in a worldwide network within the field of ecosystem services. [Read more…] about Vacancy at Foundation for Sustainable Development
ESP connects over 3000 ecosystem services scientists, policy makers and practitioners who work together in more than 40 Working Groups and a growing number of National Networks on all continents. ESP regularly organises World and Regional conferences and provides many Services to further enhance the application of ecosystem services for nature conservation, ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Partner up with ESP and join in the global effort for the future of our Natural Capital!
Two new publications from the members of the Marine Biome Working Group: [Read more…] about New publications from the members of the Marine Biome WG
A revised version of the interactive Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) is now available online.
TESSA, developed by a consortium and with input from over 150 experts, provides guidance and methods to value ecosystem services currently provided by sites compared to their likely provision under different management decisions, thus allowing the consequences of alternative management decisions to be assessed. It promotes the collection of locally-relevant field data and the combination of qualitative and quantitative data analysis. [Read more…] about Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) V2.0 Launched
IPBES has extended the nomination period for members of the review panel to perform the external review of IPBES. The network also announced a call for nominations for a member of the Committee on Conflict of Interest from the Western Europe and Others Group (WEOG). Call for nominations for members of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) is still ongoing. Deadlines for these three calls is 2 February 2018.
You can read more about these three calls in this IPBES newsletter.
The course is organized by LANDSCAPE EUROPE Network and is linked with the PECSRL2018 conference in Clermont-Ferrand and Mende (3-9 September 2018), where described sessions (See an Attachment) will be organized.