Science Policy Interaction
The challenges we face in the 21st century are complex. Solutions to these challenges require systems thinking, holistic approaches and intense cross-sectoral collaboration. It is vital to forge strong alliances between people - policymakers, scientists, civil society and the private sector - for the exchange of information and experience. It is essential to create and strengthen mechanisms for translating scientific knowledge into policy interventions, and for incorporating policy perspectives into the formulation of research agendas. Only together can we address the complexity of pressing global issues and provide adequate responses to them. Only together, through forging new partnerships and filling knowledge gaps, can we make progress.
Innovation for Sustainability in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 2nd South African-German Conference on Research for Sustainability
Published 2011-03-08 | Updated 2011-03-10
The proceedings from the 2nd South African-German Dialogue on Science for Sustainability, which took place in October 2009 in Pretoria, have been published. Apart from editing the publication, UNU-ViE wrote the chapter "Multilateral Approaches to Science and Technology Cooperation for Sustainability" and contributed to the introduction. |Read more
Published 2010-02-26 | Updated 2010-03-18