On the 29 April the members of Promote Pollinators and some interested others joined in a meeting to exchange experiences, present their national strategies and discuss the organizational model. On 1 May Burundi joined the coalition. Prior to the sign-up of Burundi, the representative of Costa Rica also expressed their intention to join our coalition by the next meeting of Promote Pollinators.
Members of the coalition which were present:
13:00-13:15 Welcome & opening
13:15-13:30 Survey results and conclusions secretariat
13:30-14:25 Presentations from member countries
14:25-14:50 Presentation & discussion on organizational model
14:50-15:00 Next steps & wrap-up
Four members held a presentation during the session:
Colombia, mr. Nicolas Pinel
UK, ms. Deborah Steele
NL, ms. Sonne Copijn
Sweden, ms. Pernilla Malmer
The secretariat created a summary of the working session. Click on the link to download:
Download the slides
Below, you can download the slides of the presentations given during the working session at IPBES-7:
- Promote Pollinators secretariat – Programme Working Session (PP)
- Promote Pollinators secretariat – Survey results (PP)
- Promote Pollinators secretariat – Survey conclusions (PP)
- Colombia – Colombian Initiative on Pollinators (pdf)
- UK – Management and drivers of change of pollinating insects and pollination services (PP)
- Bee Foundation – Happy Bee Happy Me (pdf)
- Sweden – Linking Indigenous, local and scientific knowledges and practices to global policymaking through the IPBES Pollination Assessment (pdf)
- Promote Pollinators secretariat- Organising a lively, learning network (PP)
During the Sign-up Event, Burundi joined Promote Pollinators.
During a presentation, Willy Ndayikeza explained why Burundi joined the coalition and what are their ambitions on the protection on pollinating species. Prior to the sign-up of Burundi, the representative of Costa Rica also expressed their intention to join our coalition by the next meeting of Promote Pollinators.
Download the presentation:
A courtesy translation of the presentation of Burundi, which was made in French, can be found here:
A press statement about the Sign-Up Event was published on this website earlier.