Ingeborg and Louis wrote this guest article for IISD , following discussions at e.g. the HLPF. We argue that while the SDGs require breaking down “mental silos” to allow for change, the common call to break down institutional silos poses risks. Institutions provide the necessary structure, reliability, transparency and communication points. Instead of breaking them down, we need to teach silos to dance.
June – This article by Louis Meuleman and Roel in ‘t Veld (in Dutch) argues that sustainable development in the Netherlands is not working. Some explanations are given as well as concrete recommendations for improvement. The article is published in […]
Ingeborg presented in two panels at the conference Critical Perspectives on Governing by Sustainable Development Goals in Amsterdam, 27-29 June.
Book chapter – Niestroy, I. (2014): Governance for Sustainable Development: How to Support the Implementation of SDGs? In: Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) (ed.): ASEF Outlook Report 2014/2015 – Facts & Perspectives. Volume II: Perspectives on Sustainable Development. p. 154 – 168. […]