Basing public policy on science and knowledge

Dossier edited by Lucien Chabason (Iddri), Aleksandar Rankovic (Iddri), and Alexis Bonnel (AFD).

The success of the IPCC and the high esteem accorded to its work, which was acknowledged by the award of the Nobel Prize, have highlighted the importance not only of scientific work applied to the knowledge and management of global and regional issues, but also the organization and dissemination of this work to influence decisions. Others have sought to adapt this model to apply to other global issues, particularly through the establishment of analogous assessment bodies.



Analysis | From expertise to collective experimentation?
Interview of Mario Molina, 1995 Nobel chemistry prize | Analogies: learning to transform scientific discoveries into politics
Interview of Marie Roué, anthropologist and member of the IPBES | Making room for social sciences in global expertise in biodiversity
Infographics | Sciences and politics: two centuries of interaction
A selection of APFL archives on science and politics

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