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AUSTRIA

 

 

 

National Focal Points 

Gabriele Obermayr, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

Verena Wittmann, Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

 

gabriele.obermayr@bmk.gv.at 

verena.wittman@bmk.gv.at 

 

 

 

+43 1 71100 61 1407

 

 https://www.bmk.gv.at/en.html 

 

 

HOW IS AUSTRIA ORGANISED TO GET ENGAGED IN IPBES

The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology hosts the national focal point of IPBES and coordinates the IPBES related work in Austria.

 

NOMINATION PROCESS 

The Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology currently endorses all Austrian nominations.

 

CONTRIBUTION TO THE IPBES WORK PROGRAMME 

Austria’s Biodiversity Strategy 2020+ foresees stronger engagement with international instruments and institutions such as IPBES. Austria participates regularly at plenaries and other IPBES activities at expert level. The NFP coordinates and informs stakeholders and experts through the website and specific events.

 

SPECIFIC PROJECTS

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TYPE OF ENGAGEMENT WITH STAKEHOLDERS

The national focal point engages mostly with IPBES stakeholders through the national committee on biodiversity and it informs further stakeholders on IPBES outcomes through different channels such as the ministry’s website or during specific events.

The national committee on biodiversity consists of representatives of other ministries, federal offices, NGOs, federal states, universities, social partners, and other interest groups.

 

last modified on 27 Aug 2021