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International Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on the Contribution of Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems to IPBES: Building Synergies with Science

May 28, 2013

The International Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on the Contribution of Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems to IPBES: Building Synergies with Science, will be held from 9-11 June 2013, at United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo, Japan. This will be the first expert workshop convened by the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) and hosted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. Some of the key prospective participants are Prof. Zakri Abdul Hamid - the Chair of IPBES, Mr. Kazunori Tanaka - the Senior Vice Minister of the Environment, Japan, and Prof. David. M. Malone - President of UNU.

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