Biodiversity Indicator Forum now live
The BIP Secretariat is pleased to announce that the Biodiversity Indicator Forum is now live on the BIP National Web Portal. We warmly invite all those working on, developing and using biodiversity indicators worldwide to join the forum. Registration is quick and easy, and the forum provides an open space for practitioners to seek and offer support and to connect with one another.
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Capacity Building Workshop for the Western Balkans on Indicators as part of NBSAP Updating - Workshop Report Now Available
The report from the first Western Balkans Capacity Building Workshop on Indicators as part of NBSAP Updating is now available online. The four-day workshop was held in Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina in March 2013, bringing together 18 participants from 7 countries of the western Balkans region, as well as representatives from the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), UNEP Regional Office for Europe, ECNC and Zoi Environment Network. A follow-up workshop is planned for 2013.
Find a Biodiversity Indicator Facilitator in your region
The BIP has trained 22 Biodiversity Indicator Facilitators from around the world, to support developing indicators as part of NBSAP updating and implementation. The Facilitators are available to assist in the design and delivery of workshops and meetings, using guidance materials developed and tested by the BIP. If you are organising indicator-related work and would like support from one of the Facilitators in your region you will find a full list of Facilitators here.
The 'First Global Workshop' for the Training of Biodiversity Indicator Facilitators currently taking place in Cambridge, UK
The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership has brought together 22 individuals from all over the world to take part in the first of two training workshops in order to develop their technical skills for indicator development as well as their practical skills for facilitating workshops. Following this workshops, the trained Facilitators will be able to facilitate indicator related workshops in their own countries and regions. To find a Facilitator please click here.
First capacity building workshop for the western Balkans region currently under way
The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership's capacity building workshop for the countries of the western Balkans on Biodiversity Indicators as part of NBSAP Updating is currently taking place in Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 16 participants from 7 countries are attending the 4-day workshop organised by UNEP-WCMC and UNEP, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the CBD and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The workshop report will be made available online in April 2013.
Guidance for National Biodiversity Indicator Development and Use now available in Russian
Руководство по разработке и использованию Национальных индикаторов биозразнообразия сейчас доступно на Русском языке.
This valuable resource has now been translated into Russian to help the BIP reach even more indicator practitioners in Russia and Eastern Europe. This document, which aims to promote and guide the development and use of successful biodiversity indicators, is now available in 5 languages in total.
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