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.
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 […]
Louis gave a guest lecture at the Public Administration & Policy Group of Wageningen University & Research in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 12 October 2016.