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.
Inge co-authored a Briefing Paper of the German Development Institute (DIE). It concludes that given the scope and universal nature of the 2030 Agenda, […]
Louis gave a presentation on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals with a metagovernance approach at the regional UN conference on “Effecting synergies between inclusive […]
On the basis of the European Commission’s Communication of November 2016 on Agenda 2030, the Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) was set up and took up […]