Sander Meijerink

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Name: Sander Meijerink
Date registered: October 12, 2011
URL: http://www.watergovernance.eu

Latest posts

  1. Action groups EIP Water selected — August 1, 2013
  2. What kind of leadership do we need for climate change adaptation? — May 12, 2013
  3. Interactive map with case studies on water — March 3, 2013
  4. How history is repeating itself — November 3, 2012
  5. Sections on climate and water governance at ECPR general conference — August 29, 2012

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  2. Complexity leadership theory: a promising framework for adaptive water management — 1 comment

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Action groups EIP Water selected

The Steering Group of the European Innovation Partnership Water has selected nine out of 64 proposals as Action Groups. These Action Groups will be actively supported by the EIP Water secretariat, the  European Commission and Steering Group members to increase their impacts and drive concrete outcomes. According to DG environment “European Innovation Partnerships aim to speed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/europe/action-groups-eip-water-selected/

What kind of leadership do we need for climate change adaptation?

Sander Meijerink and Sabina Stiller just published a paper in Environment and Planning C which addresses the question what kind of leadership we need for climate adaptation. The paper explores the relevance of various leadership concepts for climate change adaptation. After defining four main leadership challenges which are derived from the key characteristics of climate adaptation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/articles/what-kind-of-leadership-do-we-need-for-climate-change-adaptation/

Interactive map with case studies on water

The Journal Water Alternatives has published in interesting interactive map which gives access to case studies on water management all over the globe. The journal also made available the table of contents of the first 15 issues on one page.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/publications/interactive-map-with-case-studies-on-water/

How history is repeating itself

When I started my studies on water governance at Twente University in 1989, my father told me about the small river streams in the Dutch industrialized region of Twente, where he used to live and work in the textile industry in the fifties and sixties. He told me how small rivers changed colour at that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/south-asia/how-history-is-repeating-itself/

Sections on climate and water governance at ECPR general conference

The general conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), which will be organized in Bordeaux, 4-7 September 2013, has a promising program for those interested in climate and water governance. Katrien Termeer (Wageningen University, the Netherlands) and Joerg Knieling (HafenCity Universität Hamburg, Germany) will organize a Section on climate change governance (Section nr 07).They …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/uncategorized/sections-on-climate-and-water-governance-at-ecpr-general-conference/

Movies on urban water

Delft University of Techynology organized an ‘Urban water movie contest’ past month. Participants had to compile a short movie presenting solutions to urban water problems. The winning movie ‘The forgotten cycle’  by Sahana Singh from Singapore is artistically great, and  basically argues that technologies to solve urban water issues are there, but political willingness to undertake action is lacking. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/water-conservation/movies-on-urban-water/

European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013

The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013 is an initiative of a number of major European research projects. This will be the first European conference which covers the broad range of issues related to climate change adaptation and follows international conferences in Australia (Gold Coast, Queensland) in 2010 and in the United States (Tucson, Arizona) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/conference-2/european-climate-change-adaptation-conference-2013/

Ph.D. scholarship opportunity – urban water and sustainability transitions

An exciting opportunity for 2 new PhD studentships at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia have become available, focused on sustainability transitions in the urban water sector. With a highly competitive scholarship stiped these PhD projects will be working with a team of leading scholars and other research students at the Monash Centre for Water Sensitive Cities with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/vacancies/ph-d-scholarship-opportunity-urban-water-and-sustainability-transitions/

Lund conference on Earth System Governance

Several interesting papers on water governance were presented at the Lund conference on Earth System Governance. Charlotte de Bruyne and Itay Fischhendler presented the results of research on factors which may explain the adoption of conflict resolution mechanisms (CRM’s) in transboundary agreements.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/conference-2/lund-conference-on-earth-system-governance/

New handbook on cross-border partnerships

Jan van der Molen and Hannah Ietswaard, two civil servants working at the Dutch Water Board Velt and Vecht, published a handbook on cross-border partnerships. In this handbook they combine the insights which they have gained during many years of involvement in cross-border projects with up to date theoretical knowledge on network management, change management, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.watergovernance.eu/governance-theory/new-handbook-on-cross-border-partnerships/

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