Some of the ongoing of past projects of PS4SD are presented on this page. Generally they are executed by Ingeborg Niestroy; Louis Meuleman is not active in (paid) advisory projects as long as he is a civil servant.

Projects PS4SD

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Expert for the EESC opinion on SDG mapping

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Ingeborg was expert for the opinion of the Sustainable Development Observatory (SDO) of the EU’s Economic and Social Committee (EESC), “Sustainable Development: A Mapping of the EU’s internal and external policies (NAT/693)“, adopted in September 2016.

Peer Review of the Sustainability Strategy of Hesse

Implementation of the SDGs
Update: Read a short interview with Ingeborg on the Hesse SD peer review. Ingeborg was appointed to the group of “peers” for the peer review of the Sustainability Strategy of Hesse. Among the subnational SD strategies it is the first German Bundesland that conducts such an external peer review, on the [...]
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SDG Watch Europe

Since 2016, Ingeborg has been engaged as volunteer in SDG Watch Europe, the EU-level, cross-sectoral alliance of NGOs from development, environment, social human rights and other ‘sectors’. She is facilitator of Strand 2 MONITORING , ACCOUNTABILITY, & REVIEW OF EUROPEAN SDG IMPLEMENTATION ACROSS ALL SECTORS, and member of the Steering [...]
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SDG implementation in 6 Western Balkan countries

Ingeborg was researcher in a study conducted end of 2017 by the UN Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), commissioned by UNDP and UNECE, on SDG implementation in six Western Balkan countries. The study was originally meant as background paper to a planned regional workshop, as preparation for the UNECE [...]
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European Parliament:  improving governance for the SDGs

In this study (2017-18), Ingeborg is exploring options for improving the internal governance of the European Parliament, in order to being better able to dealing with the SDGs and to better fulfilling its watchdog role. To these ends, she also interviewed quite a number of Members of the EP from [...]
Impact Assessment

Lecturing in Lille (2017-18)

[Oct 2017] Ingeborg teaches a master course on EU food policy at the Catholic University of Lille, starting in October 2017. A number of “Food Controversies” are discussed with guest lecturers from NGOs and EU institutions.
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Policy Coordinator for ECOLISE

In 2017, Ingeborg worked part-time as policy coordinator for ECOLISE, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability. She worked on a policy strategy, established and deepened links and partnerships in Brussels, and co-organised the European Day of Sustainable Communities and the related conference in Brussels on [...]
Impact Assessment

SDGs and RIA in Georgia (July-Nov 2017)

[July 2017] Ingeborg is working for a project of the GIZ in Georgia on integrating Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals in Regulatory Impact Assessment. She is conducting workshops for public servants and academia, and contributes to methodology development. https://www.giz.de/expertise/html/4766.html
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SDG conference co-hosted by the Dutch Presidency, SDSN and EESC

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 [...]