POLIS Discussion Series features special guest Bob Sandford on March 30, 2010



Lessons from Elsewhere

The POLIS Project on Ecological Governance is hosting a special public guest lecture by Bob Sandford at the University of Victoria on March 30, 2010. For more information, contact Liz Hendriks at hendriks.elizabeth@gmail.com

“This event helps launch the Future of Water Law and Governance in Canada – a POLIS - liz hendriks (120p)new program at the POLIS Water Sustainability Project,” states Liz Hendriks. “Bob will share his experiences and “lessons from elsewhere” as they relate to current efforts to modernize the BC Water Act and the future of fresh water in Canada.”


About Bob Sandford

Bob Sandford is the Canadian Chair of the United Nations “Water for Life” Decade, a partnership initiative that aims to advance long-term water quality and availability issues. In this capacity, Bob is the only Canadian to sit on the Advisory Committee for the Bob sandford (120p)prestigious Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy.

Bob is also the Director of the Western Watersheds Climate Research Collaborative, and is a current co-Chair of FLOW-Canada a prestigious national water policy expert group.

Bob’s third book on water issues, Restoring the Flow: Confronting the World’s Water Woes, was published by Rocky Mountain Books in the fall of 2009.


About the POLIS Discussion Series

“The POLIS Discussion Series is a regular event that was established in Fall 2005 with the goal of creating an ongoing space for information sharing and discussion of Oliver brandes (120p)research and activities affiliated with POLIS to further our collective understanding of ecological governance,” states Oliver Brandes, Water Project Leader and Associate Director at the POLIS Project.

“The primary participants are intended as affiliates of POLIS (e.g., research associates, grad students, research assistants, faculty mentors, staff, collaborators, partners, funders) but anyone interested is very welcome.”

Posted March 2010