|Read the Call||Topic/Description of Call||Start||End||Status|
|Call for Expertise (CfE.1/2016)||Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas - developing an impact evaluation framework||30 May 2016||17 June 2016||Closed Call|
Policy and other societal actors are invited to identify topics or evidence needs relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services
|29 July 2016||30 September 2016|| |
|Call for KCB (KCB.1/2016)||Call for members of the Knowledge Coordination Body (KCB)||29 July 2016||7 October 2016|| |
|Call for Experts on Knowledge Synthesis Methodologies||First call for nominations for members of the expert group on Knowledge Synthesis Methods||1 August 2016||10 September 2016|| |
|Call for Tender/Public Procurement on "Workshop Design Facilitation and Communication" Services||Call for tender to design, facilitate and undertake all communication for the December workshop co-organised by EKLIPSE, EPBRS and BiodivERsA||6 September 2016||25 September 2016|| |
|Call for Knowledge - Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)||Call for Knowledge: What are the effects of CAP greening measures on biodiversity and related ecosystem services?||March 2017||18 April 2017||Closed Call|
|Call for Knowledge - Health||Call for Knowledge: Which types of urban and peri-urban natural spaces (blue and green) and which characteristics (components) of such spaces have a significant impact on human mental health and well-being?||March 2017||18 April 2017||Closed Call|
|Call for Knowledge - Business||Call for Knowledge: What are the advantages and disadvantages of existing approaches that environmental regulators can use to enhance environmental sustainability and improve outcomes for biodiversity of small and medium-sized enterprises in the food and drink sector of Europe?||March 2017||18 April 2017||Closed Call|
|Call for Knowledge - Electromagnetic radiation||Call for Knowledge: What are the impacts of artificial electromagnetic radiation on wildlife? What are the evidence gaps that are the highest priority to address? What policy solutions should be considered?||March 2017||18 April 2017||Closed Call|
Further Information on the closed calls
1st call for expertise (CfE 1/2016)
Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas - developing an impact evaluation framework – closed June 17th 2016. Please follow this link to see the selection procedure for the first call for expertise. For more information on how this call was handled, please click here. Our final report was released in March 2017.
Calls for Requests (CfR. 1/2016)
The first call for requests resulted in the selection of three new requests:
- Second EKLIPSE Request (Call for Expertise beginning of 2017):
What approaches can environmental regulators use with their regulated businesses to influence the environmental sustainability of business operations and to improve outcomes for biodiversity?
Requester: Scottish Environment Protection Agency
- Third EKLIPSE Request (Call for Expertise beginning of 2017):
Is the CAP delivering on environmental objectives and how could it be enhanced to further deliver on the sustainable management of natural resources? & What mix of land use and what level of land quality is needed in order to get a positive trend for biodiversity in agricultural landscapes?
Requester: International Union for Conservation of the Nature - IUCN Regional Office for Europe & Swedish Board of Agriculture
- Fourth EKLIPSE Request (Call for Expertise beginning of 2017):
Which components of nature and types of natural space have a positive influence on mental health and physical health?
Requester: French Ministry of Environment
Call for KCB members
A call for nomination of experts in August/September 2016 has selected five new external members: Valerie Kapos (UNEP-WCMC), Petr Petřík (Institute of Botany of the CAS), Rania Spyropoulou (ATEPE-Ecosystem Management Ltd), Esther Turnhout (Wageninen University) and Sebastian Villasante (University of Santiago de Compostela). This new group completes the EKLIPSE KCB members which includes: Heidi Wittmer (UFZ), Barabara Livoreil (FRB), Lynn Dicks (University of Cambridge), Estelle Balian (RBINS) and Eeva Furman (SYKE). Dr Heidi Wittmer is the chair of the KCB. Read our two guidance notes to find out more about the KCB and how its members have been selected.
Call for members of the Expert group on Knowledge Synthesis Methods
The task of the Expert Group on Knowledge Synthesis Methods is to provide and share knowledge about different forms, methods and limitations of knowledge collation, appraisal and synthesis so that robust evidence and knowledge gaps can be identified, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of available knowledge. The group had a first meeting on the 12/13th of October, 2016, and will produce a report by January 2016 on strengths and weaknesses of existing approaches and methodologies to jointly provide evidence, identification of potential gaps in existing approaches, and how to address these gaps. The chair of this expert group is Dr Lynn Dicks (University of Cambridge). The closing date for this call was the 10th of September 2016 [original call text].