To ensure that knowledge generated by integration of existing data during creation of the assessments and related activities follows FAIR data principles;
To provide a framework for all IPBES entities to fulfill their responsibilities with respect to storage and retention of knowledge and generated data as well as final Assessments;
To guide IPBES experts to fulfill their responsibilities to develop data management plans which fulfill the requirements of this policy;
To provide a suggested workflow for long-term storage and accessibility of IPBES products to the experts;
To promote the use of open-source software to enable users to recreate, replicate and use IPBES products without limitations.
Accessibility: free and open access to its deliverables and to the material on which they are based
Open science: promote the generation of knowledge through collaboration based on free and open access to knowledge, information, and data.
Includes principles of Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC)
Contains inputs and feedback from all Task Forces in IPBES
Covers wide range of disciplines and different types of data
Defines responsibilities and roles
Includes commitment to support experts to follow the policy and to adopt their own data management plans
Applies to ongoing as well as upcoming assessments
Promotes transparency and traceability
TSU on knowledge and data via Dr Aidin Niamir (firstname.lastname@example.org)