The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is inviting governments and relevant stakeholders to register as participants for the fifth session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Plenary, taking place from 6 to 10 March 2017, in Bonn, Germany. The registration deadline has now been extended to 15 December 2016.
For the purpose of making preparatory arrangements for the session, each delegate is requested to individually register for the session by filling in the online registration form: http://www.ipbes.net/eform/submit/registration-ipbes-5
In addition to IPBES member States and observer States, this invitation is extended to observer organizations (United Nations bodies and specialized agencies, convention bodies, intergovernmental, as well as relevant non-governmental organizations) subject to an accreditation process. Delegates from organizations that were already accredited to previous sessions of the Plenary will find the names of their organizations in the online registration form. Representatives from organizations that are not yet accredited and who wish to apply for accreditation should please provide the necessary information for accreditation in the online registration form.
Lastly, IPBES would like to draw the attention to the dedicated webpage for the fifth IPBES Plenary session meeting documents, where you will find the provisional agenda and an information note. Meeting documents will be updated and posted to this page as soon as they become available: http://www.ipbes.net/plenary/ipbes-5