New guest lectures (2017-18)

News & Events
Ingeborg is giving guest lectures on food governance at the Université de Lille starting on 2 October 2017. Louis recently gave two lectures: Université Libre de Bruxelles (20 October ’17); University of Leuven (23 November [...]

Keynote at CSR & SDGs conference in Nigeria (2017)

News & Events
Louis gave a keynote speech at the conference “Exploring the relationship between CSR and sustainable development in Africa”, on 20-21 November 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria. It is the 3rd African Conference on Business and Human [...]
Implementation of the SDGs

Appointment as Member of UN CEPA (2018-2021)

On nomination by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Louis was appointed on 26th July 2017 as Member of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) from 1st January 2018 until 31st July 2021, in his [...]
Impact Assessment

SDGs and RIA in Georgia (July/Sept 2017)

For German GIZ, Ingeborg contributes to workshops this summer in Georgia on how to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals and Regulatory Impact Assessment.
Governance & Metagovernance

Presentation on policy coherence in Malta (May 2017)

Louis spoke about “Teaching silos to dance for policy coherence” at the 9th European Quality Conference in St. Julian’s (Malta), 15-16 May 2017. Ingeborg participated at the conference.
Implementation of the SDGs

Moderation at SDG SIDS conference in Nassau (Febr 2017)

Louis moderated a session during the Symposium on “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SAMOA Pathway in Small Island Developing States – SIDS: Equipping Public Institutions and Mobilizing Partnerships”, organised by the Government of the Commonwealth [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Open SDG Club in Berlin (November 2016)

Ingeborg moderated a session during the Open SDGclub.Berlin conference, organised by the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) (21-23 November 2016).
Governance & Metagovernance

SDGs for Asia & Europe in Stockholm (October 2016)

Ingeborg spoke at a conference organised by the Asia Europe Foundation and the Stockholm Environment Institute, on “SDSs for Asia and Europe: Delivery Options for the 2030 Agenda”, in Stockholm, 19-20 October 2016.
Governance & Metagovernance

Implementing SDG 16 in Bonn (Sept 2016)

Ingeborg spoke at a workshop on “Research meets practitioners: Implementing SDG 16” organised by the German Development Institute (DIE) in Bonn, 26-27 September 2016.
Governance & Metagovernance

Metagovernance in Kyrgysztan (Nov 2015)

Louis gave a presentation on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals with a metagovernance approach at the regional UN conference on “Effecting synergies between inclusive economic growth, environmental sustainability, gender equality and development for transformational change” [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Guest lecture in Wageningen (Mar 2016)

Louis gave a guest lecture at the Public Administration and Policy Group of Wageningen UR University, the Netherlands, on 8th March 2016, with a focus on (Meta)governance and/in the EU.
Governance & Metagovernance

Guest lecture ULB in Brussels (Nov 2015)

Louis gave a guest lecture/course on metagovernance for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals  at the Université Libre de Bruxelles on Friday 27th November 2015.
Governance & Metagovernance

SDG Implementation in Korea (Nov 2015)

Ingeborg participated in the Sustainable Development Transition Forum 2015 of the UN Office for Sustainable Development in Incheon, Republic of Korea, 17-19 November 2015.
Governance & Metagovernance

UN SDG Integration Workshop Geneva (Oct 2015)

Ingeborg presented a paper during the UN Capacity Building Workshop on Sustainable Development Integration Tools in Geneva on 14-15 October 2015. Louis chaired one of the sessions.
Impact Assessment

Panel presentation Univ Sussex (Aug 2015)

Louis presented in a panel during the 6th annual conference on Sustainability Transitions at the University of Sussex, Brighton (UK) on 26th August 2015.
News & Events

Appointment as Rapporteur EU Expert Group (2015)

Ingeborg was appointed as the rapporteur of a newly established EU Expert Grouppublicstrategy.nl/ps4sd on the Rio+20 follow-up and in particular the SDGs. The group will provide advice on the role of innovation, research, science and [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

INSPIRE Conference Lisbon (May 2015)

Louis presented the paper “From Garbage Can to Cloud Governance: New action perspectives for information providers and public decision makers” on 25th May at the Geospatial World Forum / INSPIRE conference in Lisbon.
Governance & Metagovernance

IAIA Conference Florence (Apr. 2015)

Louis co-organised a European Forum within the 2015 annual conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment IAIA) in April in Florence, Italy, and co-chaired a session on the potential benefits of impact assessments for [...]
Governance & Metagovernance

Guest lecture on metagovernance, Budapest (4 Febr. 2015)

Louis gave a presentation on metagovernance, sustainable development and economic governance at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy of the Central European University in Budapest, on 4th February 2015.
Implementation of the SDGs

ESDN in Rome (November 2014)

Louis was keynote speaker at the annual conference of the European Sustainable Development Network on 6-7 November 2014 in Rome. See PPT presentation here.
Implementation of the SDGs

Asia-Europe Outlook in Singapore (July 2014)

Ingeborg spoke at a Seminar on 7-9 July 2014 in Singapore which is devoted to the preparation of the ASEF Outlook report. The report will provide research based analysis on the current state of relations [...]
Implementation of the SDGs

UNOSD in Korea (April 2014) 

Ingeborg presented at the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD)-hosted first annual Sustainable Development Transition Forum (SDTF), from 9-11 April 2014 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
Impact Assessment

Governance & IA in Chile (April 2014) 

Louis co-hosted three sessions, two on Governance & Impact Assessment, and one on SEA, at the 2014 International Conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), from 8-11 April 2014 in Vina del Mar, [...]
News & Events

Louis appointed Member Editorial Board IAPA (2013) 

May – Louis has been appointed as Member of the Editorial Board of the peer reviewed Journal Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, which is published by the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA).
News & Events

Inge appointed IISD Associate (2013)

May – Ingeborg has been appointed as associate of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (ISSD) (Winnipeg, Ottawa, Geneva, New York).