Let’s think beyond PPPs

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The ‘Global Goals Yearbook 2018’ contains a short article by Louis on thinking beyond public-private partnerships for the SDGs. The article is based on an earlier publication by Louis Meuleman, Jan-Gustav Strandenaes and Ingeborg Niestroy [...]
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First reviews of “Metagovernance for Sustainability”

Metagovernance

“This is both a theoretical masterpiece and practical handbook” (Bob Jessop). “This is a ‘metabook’ which will inspire and guide all those responsible for and studying the SDGs” (Geert Bouckaert). “This book will become the core text in this area” (Paul Jackson). “This book is an important read for every practitioner from developing and developed countries alike” (Geraldine J Fraser-Moleketi). “A book that is a must for those who strive for enhanced professionalism in governance for sustainable development” (Roel in ‘t Veld). “What makes this book a must-read is the emphasis on how to get to differentiated governance for the SDGs” (Guenther Bachmann). […]

Books & Chapters

New book: Metagovernance for Sustainability

Metagovernance for Sustainability – A Framework for implementing the SDGs is available now at Routledge. A preview (Chapter 1) can be downloaded here. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were adopted by the United [...]
Implementation of the SDGs

Principles for effective governance

Louis co-authored a Guest article with an overview of 11 useful principles for the SDGs with examples of concrete strategies. Compiled by the Committee of Experts on Public Administration in April 2018 and Endorsed by [...]
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Input CEPA to the HLPF 2018: principles & coherence

On 2 May 2018, the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) of which Louis is currently vice-chair,  submitted its contribution to the 2018 High Level political Forum (HLPF) on the SDGs. This contribution [...]
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Governance contexts and Strategic Environmental Assessment

Louis co-authored a research article in Environmental Impact Assessment Review  on the relationship between governance contexts and the development and outcomes of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). The main objective of this paper is to understand if, [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Governance & IA in Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish

[March 2018] The short introduction (‘Fastip’) on governance and impact assessment Louis wrote in 2013 for IAIA and which was the basis for the journal article “Owl meets beehive: how impact assessment and governance relate” [...]
Publications

Interview in Unesco Courier

[April 2017] Louis was interviewed in the latest edition of the UNESCO Courier (April-June 2017) on the article authored with Ingeborg Niestroy and Jan Gustav Strandenaes on new SDG partnerships: “There is a need to progress from [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Metagovernance in Central Asia (2017)

Louis co-authored an article in Development Policy Review: Steering the Poverty-Environment Nexus in Central Asia: A Metagovernance Analysis of the Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI). It presents a set of recommendations to improve governance coordination, while achieving [...]
Publications

From PPP to ABC Partnerships for the SDGs (2016)

Short article by Louis Meuleman, Jan-Gustav Strandenaes and Ingeborg Niestroy, published online on 11 October 2016 by IISD, claiming that Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) should not be the blueprint model for the new SDG partnerships. We [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Impact Assessment and Governance (2014)

Louis wrote a two-page info fiche on IA and governance, on request by the International Association for Impact Assessment. It introduces a threefold relation between IA and governance, addresses typical problems, things to know and [...]
Books & Chapters

(2014) Governance Frameworks

Book chapter – Meuleman, L. (2014), Governance Frameworks. In: Bill Freedman (ed.), Global Environmental Change,DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5784-4_59, # Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014.
Implementation of the SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals Indicators (2014)

Ingeborg co-authored a study with important new contributions to the debate on Sustainable Development Goals, published by the Asia-Europe Forum: SDGs and Indicators for a Small Planet. Download the report here.
Governance & Metagovernance

Transgovernance: Oration Roel in ‘t Veld (2014)

Febr – Roeland in ‘t Veld presented his oration as UNESCO professor Governance of Sustainability at Tilburg University (NL) on 7 February 2014. Download pdf here (in Dutch): Transgovernance – Duurzame ontwikkeling in een kennisdemocratie [...]
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Environment & economic crisis (2014)

Louis co-authored an article on the environment as part of the solution to the economic crisis in the Italian magazine EcoScienza: Le politiche ambientali come soluzione alla crisi. English version: Environmental policy as part of [...]
Publications

SDGs and subnational governments (2014)

Ingeborg authored “Sustainable Development Goals at the Subnational Level: Roles and good practices for subnational governments”, an IISD/SDPlanNet Policy Brief supporting the Post 2015 Agenda discussions at UN level.
Books & Chapters

(2013) Bhutan: Paradigms matter

Book chapter – Niestroy, I., García Schmidt, A., Esche, A. (2013 a): Bhutan: Paradigms matter. In: Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.): Winning Strategies for a Sustainable Future – The Reinhard Mohn Prize 2013. http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/cps/rde/xbcr/SID-4CF6FC24-6E941C6E/bst_engl/xcms_bst_dms_38892_39011_2.pdf
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(2013) Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance 

Edited book – Louis Meuleman (Ed.) Heidelberg: Springer Verlag (319 pp). ‘Transgovernance: Advancing Sustainability Governance’, the second publication on transgovernance of the IASS institute in Potsdam, Germany, gives the sustainability governance debate a new context and provides [...]
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Cognitive dissonance & evidence based policy-making (2012)

Louis Meuleman (2012), paper presented at the 2012 Berlin Conference on Evidence for Sustainable Development, 5-6 October 2012 Evidence‐based policy making has become popular in political circles, as it promises an indisputable, ‘true’ knowledge base for policies. The [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

European Union, Governance and Sustainability (2012)

Bitzer, V., Cörvers, R., Glasbergen, P. and Niestroy, I. (eds.)(2012), Open University in the Netherlands, 427 pp. Textbook containing contributions of many leading scholars, introducing the state of thinking on governance and sustainability in the context [...]
Impact Assessment

Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environment (2008)

  De Zeeuw, A., R.J. in ’t Veld, D. van Soest, L. Meuleman and P. Hoogewoning This report reviews the theoretical literature and the current debate on the valuation of environmental goods and services, on the discounting of future benefits [...]
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(2005) Sustaining Sustainability

Authored book – Ingeborg Niestroy. Sustaining Sustainability: A benchmark study on national strategies towards sustainable development and the impact of councils in nine EU member states. This study provides an inside story on the state [...]
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(2003) Environmental Governance in Europe

Edited book – Louis Meuleman, Ingeborg Niestroy and Christian Hey (Eds.). Background Study and Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference, Florence 2003. RMNO/ EEAC series, Background Study n.1,  the Hague, 2003. This book combines the proceedings of the 11th [...]
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(2003) The Pegasus Principle

Authored book – Louis Meuleman, Utrecht: Lemma This book argues that in many countries the public sector is experiencing a crisis around its credibility. Based on his experiences in the public sector in the Netherlands, the [...]