The International Association for the Study of the Commons’s (IASC) XVI Biennial Conference on ‘Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change’ was held in Utrecht between July 10 and 14, 2017. Six hundred participants from all over the world, including Nereus Program Fellow Robert Blasiak (Stockholm University), gathered at the conference to share one another’s research and experiences, exchange ideas, and learn from successful examples of management and governance of common-pool resources.
At the Utrecht Center for the Arts (UCK-Domplein), Blasiak presented at the ‘Polycentricity and its Legal Implementations’ session from 9:00am to 10:30am on Friday July 14. Blasiak’s talk was titled ‘Global negotiations regarding the management of biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction: The emergence of polycentric order?’.
Further details regarding the Conference can be found here.