SCAR XXXI WP06: SCAR Strategic Plan 2011-2016: Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World
(Rev. 5.1 23 July 2010)
Title: SCAR Strategic Plan 2011-2016: Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World
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Introduction/ Background: The SCAR Strategic Plan aims to foster a sense of dedication and commitment in SCAR members to ensure realization of the organization’s vision, mission and goals. Regular, consultative strategic planning is undertaken to guide the organization. This Plan is a roadmap for SCAR from 2011-2016.
Important Issues or Factors: SCAR’s current strategic plan is from 2004-2010 and the new plan covers three biennial cycles from 2011-2016
Recommendations/Actions and Justification: Review, comment, and conditional approval of the Plan subject to revision.
Expected Benefits/Outcomes: The Plan provides a strategic roadmap for SCAR for the next 6 years. The Strategic Plan guides collective decision-making about priorities and resource allocation.
Partners: See the Plan section on Partnerships. The Plan will also be circulated for wide comment to SCAR partners.
Budget Implications: The Plan provides guidance for the allocation of resources in concert with organizational mission and goals.