The STEPS Centre's symposium on the global politics of science advice looked at how evidence informs decision-making. The speakers included Prof Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission, who gave a public keynote lecture at the end of day 1.
Under the title "What is the right balance between respecting evidence and living in the real world?", she spoke about how scientific advice structures operate in the EU.
Here's the video of her lecture, which included questions from the audience:
You can also view Prof Glover's slides, as well as those of the other speakers, on the STEPS Centre website.