3. Foundations – Elements of Knowledge Societies Policy

Building on the terminology introduced in the Chapter 2, this chapter introduces elements of the public policy for Knowledge Societies. The introduction starts by positioning Knowledge Societies policy within the Sustainable Development approach (Section 3.1). Subsequently it presents the vision (Section 3.2), principles (Section 3.3), stakeholders (Section 3.4), networks (Section 3.5), governance (Section 3.6) and evolution (Section 3.7) elements of public policies for Knowledge Societies.