Ingeborg helped conceptualising and organising the high-level conference “How to make SDGs Europe’s Business – A Multi-Stakeholder Approach” on 30/31 May 2016, – the first major event in Brussels after the adoption of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs in September 2015. It was co-organised by the Dutch EU Presidency, the Sustainable Solutions Network (SDSN) and the EESC, and moderated by Karl Falkenberg, Hors Classe Senior Adviser of the EPSC (and author of “Sustainability Now“). It featured, inter alia, the Netherlands’ Minister Lilianne Ploumen, the CEO of Unilever Paul Polmans, and the First VP of the European Commission in charge of Agenda 2030, Frans Timmermans.
Louis gave a guest lecture on (meta)governance and sustainable development at the Public Governance Institute of the University of Leuven, Belgium, on 1 December 2016.
Ingeborg presented in two panels at the conference Critical Perspectives on Governing by Sustainable Development Goals in Amsterdam, 27-29 June.