Using IPBES assessment outcomes for policy | online course

A mother cheetah and her three young ones in the savannah

This event is organised by CABES. It is available in English and French.

19-20 June 2024, full days of 8 hours each

CABES are offering an online course on Using of IPBES assessment outcomes in national policy making & implementation.

The course is fully sponsored, free of charge to participants. It will be delivered as part of the CABES Capacity Development Programme (CCDP) for professionals by CoKnow Consulting.

Course overview

The course is a perfect opportunity to learn how to use the contents of the IPBES assessment on invasive alien species (IAS) including practices, measures, capacities, and tools in national and subnational policy making and implementation.

After the course the participants will be able to:

  • learn about past examples of the use of IPBES assessment outcomes;
  • reflect on past experiences of the use of IPBES assessment outcomes and develop options for future use of IPBES assessments;
  • have an overview of the contents of the IPBES thematic assessment on IAS and their control;
  • become familiar with the multiple options on how to use the practices, measures, capacities and tools from the assessment on IAS in national and subnational policy making and implementation;
  • contextualize contents of the assessment on IAS to address issues of invasive alien species in their own countries.

>> CABES e-learning portal

>> Register online (with a user account)

Feel free to reach out to Cabes e-learning if you have any questions or need assistance.



Capacity Development for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Experts (CABES) is dedicated to building the capacity of biodiversity and ecosystem services experts in West, Central, and East Africa — in support of IPBES.

CABES represents a platform to connect scientists from universities, research institutions, and policymakers in West, Central, and East Africa in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem services, to strengthen the science-policy interface, foster national and regional collaborations, enhance policy coherence and reinforce the expert pool to support and disseminate IPBES assessments.

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Photo by Sammy Wong on Unsplash: Family of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) in Tanzania.