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WCC 2012 Res 118 - Activity Report

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In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
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IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2013-2016 (CEM)
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2013-2016 (CEESP)
IUCN Commission on Education and Communication 2013-2016 (CEC)
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2013-2016 (SSC)
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2013-2016 (WCEL)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
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Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Capacity-buildingParticipation to IPBES first capacity building forum (India). IUCN reiterated its strong will to help IPBES.
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIPBES-IUCN MOU, first area of collaboration to be implemented: support to the implementation plan of IPBES' Stakeholder Engagement Strategy (in-kind contribution of a 1/2 time position).
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN has provided strong support to set-up and facilitate IPBES-4 Stakeholder days (set-up of the project team, dedicated email, management of the event, facilitation, catering...).
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN participated to an IPBES' stakeholder day organised in the margin of ICCB-ECCB in Montpellier (August 2015) and presented the latest developments of the Network in relation of the IPBES' Stakeholder Engagement Strategy.
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN supported the self-organisation of the open-ended, inclusive Network of IPBES stakeholders through facilitation of meetings, drafting of terms of references (ToR) and various documents (Webspace needs, recommandations to set-up IPBES registry of stakeholders, information paper to IPBES-4).
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessIUCN has participated in meetings of IPBES' National Committees (FR, UK, CH).
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessSystematically, all IPBES' calls are disseminated throughout the Union into IUCN's 3 languages and posted on UNION portal, under the opportunity section.
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessTo further encourage IUCN members, Councillors, and committees to get engaged in IPBES, raising awareness sessions were set-up in most of IUCN's Regional Conservation Forum.
Policy influencing/advocacyA "one-programme" Delegation represented IUCN to IPBES-4 and actively fulfilled IUCN's observer role.
Policy influencing/advocacyFollowing on IUCN in-kind support offer to IPBES (Nov. 2013) a Memorandum of Understanding was developped with IPBES along with a supplemental agreement to implement support to IPBES' Stakeholder Engagement Strategy.
Scientific/technical activitiesPreparation of IUCN's data tailored to IPBES regional assessments to be sent to all technical support units and published in a scientific journal.
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
IUCN is now an official partner of IPBES. The overarching MoU with IPBES will ease the implementation of the foreseen areas of collaboration such as: support to the implementation of the Stakeholder Engagement Strategy, support to IPBES priority capacity building needs (urgent, long term...); and support to data and knowledge needs (thematic, regional, global).
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Capacity-buildingIUCN will undertake, for IPBES or in collaboration with IPBES, the two first tasks of the Implementation plan of IPBES' Stakeholder Engagement Strategy: Identification of Stakeholders and mapping of the network, and the needs analysis.
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN keep on supporting the self-organisation of the open-ended, inclusive Network of IPBES stakeholders by providing an in-kind contribution of 1/3 time position to the stakeholder network in order to set-up the elections of its first official committee.
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN will take part in the 3rd PAN-European Stakeholder Consultation (PESC-3) by giving a presentation on stakeholder engagement and facilitating break-out groups on stakeholder engagement.
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