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Co-design for sustainable development to be discussed at PSC-23 in Taipei
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Co-design for sustainable development to be discussed at PSC-23 in Taipei

Date: March 31, 2016

The session intends to present and discuss how to apply co-design principles as a mechanism to stimulate and enhance the trans-disciplinary collaboration between scientists and stakeholders to increase the capacity of sustainable development in society.

Sustainable development in society is a challenging process. This requires a society’s social, economic and environmental objectives to be integrated where possible. To handle such complex dimensions and the interactions between them, decision-making and action need a strategic and participatory approach, and coordination among scientists, policy makers and interest groups are necessary. The trans-disciplinary aspect of co-design is increasingly proposed to achieve desirable outcomes and has become a major pillar of the Future Earth initiative. Co-design enables scientists and stakeholders to share knowledge and complement the interdisciplinary experience.  The symposium, therefore, intends to involve both academic researchers and policy makers to demonstrate such efforts and explore the scope of co-design in sustainable society. The symposium will include several presentations followed by a round-table discussion to facilitate interactions among participants.

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