The Centre for European Policy Studies and the University of Leuven organised a book launch event on Louis’ new book ‘Metagovernance for Sustainability’ in Brussels on 17.10.2018. Geert Bouckaert moderated an expert & practitioners’ panel with Daniel Calleja Crespo, Saïd El Khadraoui, Andrea Renda, David Le Blanc, Ingeborg Niestroy, Ebba Dohlman, Roeland in ‘t Veld, Daniele Dotto and Karl Falkenberg, for around 100 participants.
“This is both a theoretical masterpiece and practical handbook” (Bob Jessop). “This is a ‘metabook’ which will inspire and guide all those responsible for and studying the SDGs” (Geert Bouckaert). “This book will become the core text in this area” (Paul Jackson). “This book is an important read for every practitioner from developing and developed countries alike” (Geraldine J Fraser-Moleketi). “A book that is a must for those who strive for enhanced professionalism in governance for sustainable development” (Roel in ‘t Veld). “What makes this book a must-read is the emphasis on how to get to differentiated governance for the SDGs” (Guenther Bachmann).
Louis co-authored a research article in Environmental Impact Assessment Review on the relationship between governance contexts and the development and outcomes of Strategic Environmental Assessment...
On 2 July 2018, Louis gave a guest lecture on metagovernance and education policies at the Institute of Education of the University College of London (UCL).
[April 2018] Louis presented at a seminar organised by the project "European Perspectives for Public Administration"(EPPA) on 5-6 April 2018 in Strasbourg, France, on New Challenges for Public...
[Jan 2018] Louis presented theory & practice of metagovernance & more for a group of Dutch public managers during the NSOB IML-31 training, on 24 January 2018, in Noordwijk aan Zee (NL).