- IA Topic : impact assessment
Excerpt:The Final Conference of the PASHMINA (Paradigm Shifts Modellling and Innovative Approaches) Project "Are we equipped to assess the impacts of future paradigms shifts?" will be held on 16 October, 2012. Within the project a generation of new tools for impact assessment has been developed.
The LIAISE Approach to Unite Researchers and Practitioners in a Community of Experts on Impact Assessment
Excerpt:The FP7 network of excellence LIAISE is designed to bridge the gaps between researchers with a strong orientation towards their (disciplinary) peers and practitioners who tend to focus on their policy domain and policy problems. A lively interaction between the different communities involved is essential. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE partners have published a novel account of the role of Impact Assessment in every day policy making processes including policy formulation and decision making. ...
Excerpt:The Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) is seeking a highly talented and motivated PhD student interested in working in an interdisciplinary environment that explores uncharted scientific and policy-related territory.
Excerpt:The LIAISE Shared Research Agenda will provide cutting edge research questions to attract both researchers and funding agencies. The agenda will be fed from scientists of different disciplines and practitioners. ...
Excerpt:In 2010, the EAA had welcomed the EU Commission’s flagship initiative of the Europe 2020 strategy, but expresses now its concerns that adequate framework conditions to maintain the industry’s competitive position at the global level are still missing. In order to meet this goal, they propose a number of concrete actions. ...
32nd Annual Conference of the International Assosiation for Impact Assessment on "Energy Future: The Role of Impact Assessment"
Excerpt:IAIA12 will help the practitioner better understand energy trade-offs and make decisions in the best long-term interests for energy and the environment. ...
Excerpt:A LIAISE session on "Research for policy impact assessment for energy policies" will be held at the annual IAIA Conference on "Energy Future. The Role of Impact Assessment", to be held from 27 May-1 June, 2012, in Porto, Portugal. ...
European Union Agricultural Policy Scenarios' Impacts on Social Sustainability of Agricultural Holdings
Excerpt:This paper aims to assess the impacts of household behaviour on social sustainability by simulating agricultural policy scenarios of the European Union (EU) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). For this purpose a multicriteria model was formulated, at farm household level, in order to study the social impacts of the CAPs using different scenarios. ...
Excerpt:The Task Force on Integrated Assessment Modelling under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution holds its 41st Meeting in Bilthoven/NL from 7-9 May, 2012. Stefan Reis (CEH) is presenting an overview of LIAISE, with a focus on the toolbox development.