This expert group will consider invasive species management and elements of technical guidance thereof.
In decision 14/11, paragraph 5, the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological
Diversity established an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group, to ensure timely provision of advice on achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 9, and requested the Executive Secretary to convene a moderated open online discussion forum to support the deliberations of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group.
The Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Invasive Alien Species addressed matters not covered by
the assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
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dates: 2-4 December 2019
location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada