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.
Louis presented theory & practice of metagovernance & more for a group of Dutch public managers during the NSOB IML-30 training, on 22th March 2017, in Noordwijk aan Zee (NL).
Ingeborg co-authored a study with lessons to be learned from the sustainable development strategies of Finland, Bhutan, Tasmania, Cost Rica and Ghana, published by the Bertelsmann Foundation: ‘Winning Strategies for a Sustainable Future’ For this project, she traveled around the […]
Louis gave a guest lecture at the Public Administration & Policy Group of Wageningen University & Research in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 12 October 2016.