SOME KEY QUESTIONS
The working group has identified some phrases and questions which can be referred to selectively, to guide planning for presentations and projects):
· Principles for integrated governance
· Ethical processes for informed decision-making
· How can the role of indigenous people and the status of indigenous knowledge in governance be advanced?
· In what ways can indigenous knowledge and practices be brought to environmental management and biodiversity enhancement?
· How can the interests of management, such as Social Enterprise, or fields of social policy such as Health and Education, become consistent with sustainability goals and with integrated governance?
· How can responsibility for environmental/aquatic systems be harmonized with social justice and cultural revitalization?
· What methodologies can be engaged with for interdisciplinarity in aquatic biodiversity programmes and governance?
· How can economic interests and needs be aligned with environmental priorities?
· What systems can be advanced in the interests of aquatic biodiversity that are driven by collective responsibility for water as a common good, rather than by individual entitlement and market interests?
· According the environment the status of a governance partner, often represented through the role of kaitiaki, in order to provide space to be taught by the environment and prioritize environmental interests