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Welcome to International Ecosystem Management Partnership

The UNEP International Ecosystem Management Partnership (UNEP-IEMP) was officially launched in November 2011 and has since become a global centre on ecosystem management and a collaborative centre of UNEP hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing China. UNEP-IEMP is the first UNEP initiative in the South and for the South mobilizing science to support policy setting for sustainable ecosystem management in developing countries. With its three programmes of Capacity Building and Technology Transfer, Making the Case through Assessment and Demonstration, and Enhancing Science-Policy Interface, it aims to become an international think tank, a technology and knowledge hub, and a centre for capacity building on ecosystem management for developing countries.The UNEP International Ecosystem Management Partnership (UNEP-IEMP) was officially launched in November 2011 and has since become a global centre on ecosystem management and a collaborative centre of UNEP hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Beijing China. UNEP-IEMP is the first UNEP initiative in the South and for the South mobilizing science to support policy setting for sustainable ecosystem management in developing countries. With its three programmes of Capacity Building and Technology Transfer, Making the Case through Assessment and Demonstration, and Enhancing Science-Policy Interface, it aims to become an international think tank, a technology and knowledge hub, and a centre for capacity building on ecosystem management for developing countries.


RECENT UPDATES

3rd Steering Committee Meeting approves new Work Plan 2015/16 for the Centre

The UNEP-IEMP Steering Committee met for the 3rd time this year to once again to review the progress made by the Centre in the past year in advancing its vision in its three thematic areas. The Committee also reviewed the Centre's Work Plan for 2015/16 as well as the new proposed Flagship Programme on Ecosystem, Climate and Livelihood.


Inaugural Meeting of the UNEP-IEMP Science Advisory Group

The inaugural meeting of the Science Advisory Group (SAG) of the UNEP-IEMP was held on June 3, 2015 in Beijing, China a day before the 3rd meeting of the Steering Committee of the UNEP-IEMP.


2015 Urumqi Forum Highlights Achievements in Combating Desertification

This year's Urumqi Forum celebrated the 20th Anniversary of UNEP Award for “Saving the Drylands” and the 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The occasion also witnessed the achievements of the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences (XIEG) on Outstanding Contribution in Combating Desertification and Controlling Land Degradation in Dryland Environments, whose two projects won the award in 1995.