Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment

Type of Structure: committee / commission
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: UNESCO.UN
Child Organisations: DIVERSITAS, SCOPE-Switzerland
Duration : 1969 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

General information and objectives

Today, SCOPE experts interact in a worldwide knowledge network that is cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and independent

  • to identify and provide scientific analyses of emerging environmental challenges and opportunities caused by or impacting on humans and the environment;

  • to review the current scientific understanding of environmental issues and identify priorities for future research;

  • to address policy and development needs and to inform options and recommendations for environmentally-sound policy and management strategies.

The SCOPE scientific programme is a robust science-driven agenda relevant to policy development and resource management

  • responding to regional priorities to deliver insights of global significance

  • providing rapid assessments of key environmental issues

  • guiding research processes, based on partnerships

  • linking research outputs to end users

Last update: 5/6/22
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2023)

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