Roundtable: Promoting reflexive governance: democratic participation and expert knowledge in Australian environmental policy-making

How have government agencies and civil society organisations working on environmental issues brought together perspectives from research and lived experience, or sought to reconcile differences between these perspectives? How well do political actors and experts serve as custodians or advocates for the interests of future generations or non-human interests such as animals and ecosystems? Has expert input into environmental decision-making become increasingly politicised, and has environmental advocacy become increasingly professionalised?

Earth system governance in the Asia-Pacific century

Part of the 2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance, this special question and answer session, sponsored by the Research School of Asia and the Pacific, is open to non-registered participants from ANU.

Designing effective and innovative public policy in a complex environment


This special event will explore emerging ideas and good practice in dealing with complex public policy issues. It will provide an opportunity for participants to hear from leading global and Australian thinkers and practitioners, including a keynote address from Professor Cass Sunstein of Harvard University.

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