International workshop: Global Change in the Arctic and Co-production of Knowledge

©UNESCO/D.Nakashima
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This international experts workshop will assess the impacts of the recent accelerating physical, biological and social transformations generated by growing stress from global climate change, and will mobilize responses so as to adequately inform adaptation policies and practice.
This international experts workshop will contribute to strengthening the Sustaining Arctic Observing Network (SAON), organized under the auspices of the Arctic Council, by reinforcing community-based and social science components, as a complement to the existing bio-physical monitoring capacities. The aim is to bring together a select group of natural and social scientists, and indigenous peoples, from across the circumpolar region to enhance collaborative indigenous-scientific work on global change impacts, monitoring and adaptation, and thus advance thinking on the emerging paradigm of knowledge co-production.


Details

Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 27.09.2012 10:00 local time
End 29.09.2012 19:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Nakashima, Douglas
Organizer UNESCO, National Museum of Natural History, and National Centre for Scientific Research
Contact d.nakashima@unesco.org
Country France
City Paris
Venue Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Salle d'entomologie
Street 45 rue Buffon
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 22
Official Website
Link 1 Agenda
Link 2 Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development
Link 3
Link 4

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