IPBES is calling for experts with relevant knowledge and/or experience to participate in the assessment of invasive alien species. All governments and relevant organizations or institutions are encouraged to submit nominations.
Nominees should have expertise related to the themes and skills required for the chapters of the assessment as set out in its scoping document (available here
). They should be experts on invasive alien species within one or more of the following disciplines: natural sciences; social sciences; or the humanities; be indigenous and local knowledge experts, or have expertise in indigenous and local knowledge systems; or be policy experts and practitioners. All nominees should have experience in working within interdisciplinary and/or international contexts.
All governments and relevant organizations or institutions are encouraged to submit nominations. Nominating organizations or institutions are not required to have been admitted to the Plenary of IPBES as an observer.
Interested experts (Nominees) are encouraged to contact their IPBES National Focal Point
regarding any country-specific processes or deadlines. Deadline for applications is 11 January 2019.
Detailed information on the procedure is available here.
The full call for nominations can be viewed here.