Uttam Babu Shrestha participated IPBES plenary

GIIS director and research fellow Uttam Babu Shrestha participated in the 7th plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) at UNESCO, Paris, France from 29 April-May 4, 2019. The plenary, which was attended by the representative of 132 countries, IPBES experts, stakeholders, and observers, approved a Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the IPBES Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Uttam is a fellow/lead author of the Global Assessment. He is also a lead author for the assessment of the sustainable use of wild species.

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