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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Latvia is facing a decrease in population. This is particulally problematic in the research field, as many academics are moving abroad. This conference organised by the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science will bring together scientists, members of parliament and policymakers to discuss this pressing depopulation issue.
Policy-makers and scientists need each other to design solutions for the challenges of our time.
This year's edition of 'Science meets Parliaments' brings together decision-makers and researchers for a two-day event at the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the role of science in 21st century policy-making and how to gear it towards solutions to the challenges of our time.
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To promote Smart Specialisation as an important tool also for transnational cooperation in the Western Balkans is the purpose of this workshop.
It will also provide a dialogue forum to jointly discuss
This conference co-organised with the Estonian Parliament will focus on how to best foster science-based policy making through various examples from concrete policy fields.
As the end of the programming period approaches, it is time to debate on the state of the art of monitoring activities and how to test Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3).
Throughout the years, the JRC has developed a solid framework for monitoring, in response of a very strong demand from national and regional authorities. To address these aspects, this workshop aims to build a space for communication between researchers and practitioners, based on shared empirical and conceptual ground.
The local economy of Guadeloupe rests almost entirely on marine and agricultural activities. The organised conference will address sustainable economic growth in these fields and tech transfer from the research lab to the field.
This 3-week Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) web conference, which will be held from 14 January until 4 February, is an open forum that will bring together governments, experts, and other stakeholders to review and further explore knowledge gaps and discuss knowledge needs and priorities regarding land degradation and restoration.
The adoption of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development marks a historical international commitment to the objective of a more sustainable economy and society.
How to mobilise the necessary financing for green and sustainable investments?
The conference on "Promoting Sustainable Finance" will aim to provide answers to this question.
The two-day event allows researchers to promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge between academics, professionals and policy makers.