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08-12-2020

Ocean Decade Virtual Series: Co-designing the science we need for the Ocean Decade - Part 2

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

UN Agency

Paris/FRA

This virtual session “Co-designing the science we need for the Ocean Decade” is convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO in partnership with the International Science Council, as part of the Ocean Decade Virtual Series.

This closing webinar, we will recap the main issues and questions that arose during the series of regional webinars so far, revisit key aspects that need to be better anchored and explore innovative methodologies for engagement and integration of different knowledge systems.

The session will be organised in three parts:
- Part 1: Needs and initial recommendations to support innovative co-designed, solution oriented research for the Ocean Decade;
- Part 2: How can we recognize complementarities across knowledge systems and support effective interactions?
- Part 3: How can we support capacity and resource mobilisation for co-designed Decade actions?

  • PROGRAMME

Moderator: Susi Moser

Introduction

Part 1 – Initial recommendations to support innovative co-designed, solution-oriented ocean research for the Ocean Decade

-Needs and initial recommendations arising from webinars. Julie Rigaud - UNESCO's IOC
-Co-design/collaborative research in the context of the UN Decade, Gabriele Bammer – Australian National University (video)
-Methodologies for engagement, Dylan McGarry - Senior Researcher at the Environmental Learning Research Centre at Rhodes University, South Africa (video)

Part 2: How to recognize complementarities across knowledge systems and support effective interactions?

-Good example of TDR project showing how people have gotten empowered and creative to overcome barriers or resolve them in doing transdisciplinary research, Sheila Heymans – European Marine Board Executive Director
-Methodologies to integrate different knowledge systems and support effective interactions
Panelist 1: Janina Lobmüller - Marine Conservation Support Project & MeerWissen Initiative Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH - (TBC)
Panelist 2: Leticia Merino - National University of Mexico - IPBES Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services  
-Connecting knowledge generator and users
Panelist 3: Katy Croff Bell – MIT Media Lab
Panelist 4: Clement Yow Mulalap - Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations

Part 3: How to support and design capacity and resource mobilisation for co-designed Decade actions? 

-How to build the appropriate funding structure to foster inclusive approaches
Panelist 1: Erica Key – Executive Director Belmont Forum
Panelist 2: Kate- Lowry – Science Director - Science Philanthropy Alliance
-How to build capacity to create the enabling conditions for inclusive approaches
Panelist 3: Margaret Krebs - Woods Institute, Director, Leading Interdisciplinary Collaborations– Stanford University
Panelist 4: Jackie Kado - Executive Director of the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), Nairobi
-Wrap-up of the panel and good example of a successful project, Sarah Moore - International Science Council - Transformations to Sustainability Programme

The Ocean Decade framework to support collaborative approaches

-Discussion between the panelists about next steps in the process and on how the Decade will promote/stimulate collaborative research, Julian Barbière - UNESCO's IOC

Closing

  • PANELISTS' BIOGRAPHIES

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IY4W9l_eWacaoIACYwjN40jjqZG9JfS7/view?usp=sharing

  • PRESENTATION
https://drive.google.com/file/d/10DaPYF_8LEAcdn67KpCo17OwCAvPwQup/view?usp=sharing


  • REPLAY
Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhmHnM3OcQY
Methodologies for engagement, Dylan McGarry : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5QOh3BVjcM
Gabriele Bammer presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Efu1GfLy14s

  • CONTACT

Julie Rigaud
Ocean Decade coordination team
j.rigaud@unesco.org

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