(Inter)national policy

CEBioS' policy-related activities

Over the years, the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has acquired  valuable experience in mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services into policy sectors through its mandate as Belgian National Focal Point to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI), and the Clearing House Mechanism (CHM). The National Focal Point to GTI and CHM are part of CEBioS.

At national level, CEBioS staff participates in the following platforms:

At international level, CEBioS staff participates in:

In its efforts to strengthen the dialogue and develop strong partnerships between scientists, decision-makers and society, CEBioS offers this expertise to the Belgian Development Cooperation and other interested parties in Belgium and abroad during workshops or by consulting in an ad hoc and demand-driven manner.