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IPBES III
Highlights for Friday, 11 June 2010
 
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EU delegates in a coordination huddle before the resumption of plenary.

On Friday, after long negotiations over the functions of an IPBES, its guiding principles and the next steps, delegates adopted the Busan Outcome document which sets the path for establishing an IPBES. Chair Chan-woo, in his closing remarks, emphasized the historic nature of this moment for Busan, Republic of Korea and the International Year of Biodiversity. Hailing the participants as "heroes of the moment" he gavelled the meeting to a close at 10:51 pm Busan time.
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Ines Kasulin, Argentina

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Spencer Thomas, Grenada

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Braulio Ferriera de Souza Dias, Brazil

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L-R: Guozhi Liu, China confers with Maximilliano Arienzo, Brazil.

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L-R: Shoni Munzhedzi, South Africa in a light discussion with Christine Dawson, US.

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Kumbu Dukpa, Bhutan

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Horst Korn, Germany

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Marie-Laetitia Busokeye, Rwanda

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L-R: Dais with Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP; Chair Chan-woo and Vice-chair Watson.

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L-R: Nick Nuttall, UNEP and Salvatore Arico, UNESCO

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L-R: Korean local staff with Seong min Kim, Minjeong Kim and BoA Choi.

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Sibongile Mabasa, South Africa, reminding the pleanry of the upcoming World Cup in South Africa.

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L-R: South African delegates Shoni Munzhedi and Sibongile Mabasa in a festive spirit during plenary in anticipation of the upcoming World Cup in South Africa.

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Echirk Djamel, Algeria joins in on the fun.

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Charles Perrings, International Council for Science (ICSU)

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Victor Canton, Uruguay

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IPBES III Chair Chan-woo in a consultation huddle with the bureau.

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UNEP's Nalini Sharma and Solene Le Doze

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L-R: Giannina Santiago, Colombia; Chair Chan-woo and Guozhi Liu, China

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Informal consultation between Kenya, US, UK, and Japan.

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Lourdes Coya de la Fuente, Cuba

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Edilberto Duarte, Nicaragua

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Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Kenya

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Participants to IPBES III applaud the adoption of the Busan Outcome Document.

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Chair Chan-woo gavelled the meeting to a close at 10:51 pm Busan time.

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L-R: IISD YMB team at IPBES III with Chad Monfreda, Pui Khemaros, Wangu Mwangi, Liz Willetts, Tanya Rosen and Franz Dejon.

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Related Links
IPBES resources
*IPBES III web site
*IPBES III documents
*Provisional agenda
*Eleventh Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/ Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GCSS-11/GMEF), 24-26 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia
*IPBES II
*IPBES II documents
*GC-25/GMEF, 16-20 February 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
*IPBES I
*IPBES I documents
*November 2008 press release

IISD RS resources
*IISD RS coverage of UNEP GCSS-11/GMEF, 24-26 February 2010, Bali, Indonesia
*IISD RS coverage of IPBES II, 5-9 October 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
*IISD RS coverage of UNEP GC-25/GMEF, 16-20 February 2009, Nairobi, Kenya
*IISD RS coverage of IPBES I, 10-12 November 2008, Putrajaya, Malaysia
*IISD RS coverage of the Ninth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) (CBD COP 9), 19-30 May 2008, Bonn, Germany
*IISD RS coverage of Selected Side Events at CBD COP 9, 19-30 May 2008, Bonn, Germany
*IISD RS summary of the Final International Steering Committee of the Consultative Process Towards an International Mechanism of Scientific Expertise on Biodiversity (IMoSEB), 15-17 November 2007, Montpellier, France (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF) (Spanish: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of the South American Regional Consultation of the Consultative Process Towards an IMoSEB, 2-3 October 2007, Bariloche, Argentina
*IISD RS summary of the Asian Regional Consultation of the Consultative Process Towards an IMoSEB, 24-25 September 2007, Beijing, China (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS summary of the European Regional Consultation of the Consultative Process Towards an IMoSEB, 26-28 April 2007, Geneva, Switzerland (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS summary of the African Regional Consultation of the Consultative Process Towards an IMoSEB, 1-3 March 2007, Yaoundé, Cameroon (English: HTML - PDF) (French: HTML - PDF)
*IISD RS coverage of the North American Regional Consultation of the Consultative Process Towards an IMoSEB, 30-31 January 2007, Montréal, Québec, Canada
*IISD RS coverage of the International Conference “Biodiversity: Science and Governance”, 24-28 January 2005, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Headquarters, Paris, France
*Biodiv-L - A mailing list for news on biodiversity and wildlife policy
*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
*MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
*Climate-L.org - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
*African Regional Coverage
*Latin American and Caribbean Regional Coverage
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