First Draft Review: Land Degradation and 4 Regional Assessments

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in News, Remote Participation | 0 comments

Experts are needed to review the first drafts of the following assessments:

  • Land Degradation and Restoration
  • Africa – Regional Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
  • Asia Pacific – Regional Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
  • Americas – Regional Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
  • Europe and Central Asia – Regional Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Interested experts can review as many chapters of as many assessments as they would like. Please note that these drafts are confidential. They cannot be cited, quoted, or circulated.

To join the review: 

  1. Create or log in to your IPBES user account.
  2. Register to review the first drafts. Your registration will be reviewed, and you will be granted access to the draft chapters within 48 hours.
  3. After you have been granted access, you will receive dedicated “Review Comment Templates” tailored to each assessment. Using the template, please email your comments to the respective IPBES technical support units. Comments not using the template will not be accepted.

Reviews are due by July 11, 2016. All names of reviewers who provide comments will be published on the IPBES website, and acknowledged in the Annex of the respective assessment report.


Photo Credit: Alexander Cahlenstein

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