This presentation is a contribution to the 18th Global Development Conference “Science, Technology and Innovation for Development”, 22 – 23 March 2018, New Delhi, India. The presentation will soon be available here.
Ethics of Environmental Health – Edited by Friedo Zölzer and Gaston Meskens © 2017 – Routledge Introduction Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment
Abstract What do we mean when we say we live in a complex world? This paper characterises problems such as combating climate change, the provision of affordable access to healthy food for all, or evaluation of the possible use of nuclear energy as ‘complex social problems’ of which the complexity
Paper – Beyond Paternalism and Strategy: Understanding Radiological Risks as a Mutual Learning Experience
This working paper is an output of the Fukushima Global Communication research workshop “Understanding and Communicating Risks Post Fukushima”, held in Tokyo on 12–13 November 2015. The workshop brought together international experts to explore the specific challenges of understanding and discussing risks related to nuclear accidents, and identify appropriate and
The missing goal: a new global governance for sustainable development One of the results of the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, as presented in the outcome document entitled The Future We Want, was a mandate for the UN to establish an open working group to develop a set
Discussion text published on the occasion of the Post-2015, Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals events, United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 2013 (Dutch version: read here) Since last year, I moderate a discussion about human rights among an international network of NGO’s. The discussion is part of
Vertaling van een discussietekst gepubliceerd ter gelegenheid van de ‘Post-2015’ –, ‘Millennium Development Goals’ – en ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ activiteiten in het kader van de United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 2013 (english version: read here) Sinds vorig jaar organiseer ik een discussie over mensenrechten binnen een internationaal netwerk