IPBES workshop took place in Tashkent on 18 September. The event was organized by CADI in order to support international cooperation for nature conservation in Central Asia. The major goal of the workshop was the introduction to the structure and processes of IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). Joining Central Asian countries to the platform would allow experts from the relevant governmental agencies, scientific institutions and NGO’s to increase their capacity as well as influence international agenda with the consideration of regional priorities. Decision-makers from the governmental agencies, as well as representatives of scientific, non-governmental and International Organizations from Uzbekistan and Tajikistan,  took part at the event.