Final International Symposium of the ILEK Project

The final international symposium of the ILEK project was held on January 22 at RIHN, Kyoto. The report and movies of all presentations and discussions are now available on the project website. The opening and overview “ILEL Triangle Model and its Enablers” was given by Project Leader Tetsu Sato followed by the session “Sources and Uses of Knowledge in Co-designing Futures in the Arctic” held by Ilan Chabay.

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How can we stimulate action on collective behavior change toward sustainable futures?

by Grace Mbungu

Insights from the First KLASICA International Case Studies Symposium in Taipei

The first Knowledge, Learning, And Societal Change Alliance (KLASICA) Symposium, which took place on 21–24 November 2016, in Taipei, Taiwan was a stimulating and productive event. KLASICA is a new effort using the wide range of intellectual lenses of the natural and social sciences, the arts, and the humanities to understand conditions that enable or obstruct collective behavior change and societal transformation to just and equitable sustainable futures and to use the evolving understanding to foster that change.

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Nov 21-24 1. International KLASICA Case Studies Symposium on Collective Behaviour Change toward Sustainable Futures in Taipei, Taiwan

The Taiwan KLASICA symposium will be a first in a series of events. It is intended to advance understanding of and stimulate action on collective behaviour change toward just and equitable sustainable futures. In this 4-day highly interactive symposium some 70 international participants will come together in Taipei. The focus will be on case studies of island and isolated communities in Asia and the Southern Pacific.

Participants selected from civil society, the private sector, governmental agencies, NGO´s and the sciences will discuss, reflect and learn from a range of selected cases as observed in a variety of projects within the thematic frame islands and isolated communities.

The conference venue will be the Risk Society and Policy Research Center (RSPRC) located in the new building of the College of Social Sciences of the National Taiwan University (NTU).

For more information contact the project coordinator Angela Borowski.