Global to local policy impact

Convention on biological diversity
iDiv recommendations for the post-2020 agenda

IPBES
iDiv researchers active in assessments and working groups

GEO BON
Secretariat coordinates global monitoring initiatives

CAP Fitness Check
iDiv researcher suggest to improve the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU

Rewilding the EU
Promoting and shaping the EU restoration agenda through mobilisation of rewilding principles

iDiv researchers advise the European Commission regarding the EU Biodiversity Strategy

WHO Europe
Stakeholder workshop on biodiversity and health

Science and society halting biodiversity loss - a framework for Germany
White Paper on the Research initiative for the Conservation of Biodiversity of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

White paper National Monitoring Centre

iDiv leads the national assessment "Faktencheck Artenvielfalt"

Industry collaborations towards sustainable crop production

Lebendige Luppe,
Wilde Mulde

Restoring local floodplain forests in Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt 

iDiv researchers members in advisory board of the Hainich National park , and Harz National park


Events and people

Beate Jessel, President of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) visits iDiv.

Josef Tumbrinck, head of the department for nature conservation in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, gives a public lecture on insect decline in the city hall of Leipzig.

A delegation of the German Liberals International (DGLI) visits iDiv.

Federal President Joachim Gauck visits the iDiv Expert Forum on Citizen Science during the DBU event "Woche der Umwelt" in 2016.

sMon is awarded "Project of the week" by the Office of the UN Decade of Biodiversity.

The yDiv Science-Policy course visits Steffi Lemke, member of the Bundestag (Bündnis 90/Grüne).

Parliamentary evening with Svenja Schulze, Federal Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.

Portuguese ambassador João António da Costa Mira Gomes meets iDiv scientists.

Portuguese ambassador João António da Costa Mira Gomes meets iDiv scientists.

René Haak, head of the department Global Change – Climate, Biodiversity of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, discusses with iDiv researchers about the Research initiative for the Conservation of Biodiversity.

iDiv scientists discuss the implications of biodiversity research for the post-2020 biodiversity agenda of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Background chat with Anne Larigauderie (IPBES) at the second meeting of the CBD Open Ended Working Group

Plenary during the second meeting of the CBD Open Ended Working Group.

GEO BON promotes science-based implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework during the second meeting of the CBD Open Ended Working Group.


Science-policy publications

Policy brief: Freshwater insects are recovering, while terrestrial insects show widespread declines

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Link to press release​​​​​​​

Policy brief: Pollinator protection in Ecological Focus Areas: Improved results through combined measures

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Position paper on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU

Further info

Position paper Rewilding

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Link to Press release

Discussion paper Floodplain Forest Leipzig

Link to press release

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White Paper on the Research initiative for the Conservation of Biodiversityof the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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White Paper National Monitoring Centre

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Science-Policy Committee

Co-chairs

Prof Aletta Bonn
Head of Ecosystem Services Research Group
 

Prof Henrique M Pereira
Head of Biodiversity Conservation Research Group
 

Committee members

Dr Volker Hahn
Head of Media and Communications
 

HyeJin Kim
Doctoral Researcher
 

Dr Hjalmar Kühl
Head of Sustainability and Complexity in Ape Habitat junior research group

Prof Martin Lindner
iDiv Member (MLU)
 

Dr Laetitia Navarro
Executive Secretary (GEO BON)

Dr Guy Pe’er
Postdoc

Prof Josef Settele
iDiv Member (UFZ)

Dr Marten Winter
sDiv Coordinator

Dr Roel van Klink
Postdoc

Prof Christian Wirth
iDiv Speaker

Prof Karsten Wesche
iDiv Member (SMNG)


Contact

Science-Policy Coordinator
 
Phone: mail to person +49 341 9733261
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