Pursuit: Actionable Science in Transboundary River Basins

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, November 10, 2017 - 17:00


"Actionable Science in Transboundary River Basins"

This is a closed meeting for a funded group of visiting scholars.

 This pursuit will identify promising pathways by which science is developed and informs policy in transboundary basins. Using a multi-stage approach, we will harness the expertise of an interdisciplinary group of practitioners, policymakers, and academics who work in transboundary river basins and have been producers and/or users of knowledge and information in order to (1) delineate the scope of the science produced for; (2) depict the formal institutional mechanisms for incorporating science into decision-making in; and (3) identify example pathways for the use of science in three well-institutionalized transboundary water governance institutions spanning three continents: the International Joint Commission (North America), the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube (Europe), and the Mekong River Commission (Asia). Results from this synthesis will inform understandings of the science-policy interface in transboundary rivers and will provide lessons about actionable science for policy-makers to draw upon as they consider how to best develop and enable incorporation of science into decision-making.

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Event type: 
Project Meeting
Event Attendance: 
Private Working Group
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