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Project Peer to Peer for Sustainability in Impact Assessment

NOV 2022 – On 8th November, the 4th online peer learning workshop took place of the PS4SD project Peer to Peer for Sustainability in Impact Assessment. With five excellent speakers, and 54 participants registered from 21 EU member states, the European Commission and the OECD, the four-hour workshop was full of energy. The next workshop is already planned for 7th December 2022. More info: see the project page on this website, or send an email to info@ps4sd.eu. […]

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HLPF VNR Lab on institutional arrangements

JULY 2022 – At the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on the SDGs in July, the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government of UN DESA organised on 15 July an online Voluntary National Review (VNR) Lab entitled: Looking forward: Recent innovations in institutional arrangements for SDG implementation. As panelist, Louis Meuleman presented some innovative practices, among others the mainstreaming of SDGs in Regulatory Impact Assessments.

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Final Event P2P for SDGs in RIA

JUNE 2022 – On 14th June, the (hybrid) final event of the first phase of the project on Peer to Peer for  mainstreaming SDGs in Regulatory Impact Asssessment, financed with a grant from the German Federal Environment Ministry, had participants from 16 EU member states, the European Commission and the OECD. The results of the project, and ideas for follow-up, will be presented at the Council Working Party on the 2030 Agenda, under the Czech EU Presidency.

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Launch of SDG Action Plan of Romania

JUNE 2022 – On 23 June, the Government of Romania proudly presented in Bucharest its new SDG Action Plan that will help implementing the National Sustainable Development Plan. During a lively launch conference, Louis Meuleman gave a speech on the governance dimension of challenges ahead. […]

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Sustainable and carbon-neutral public administration in Europe

MAY 2022 – Louis Meuleman and Ingeborg Niestroy were both invited to speak at a European Online-Conference on 30 May 2022, at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer, on Sustainable and carbon-neutral public administration in Europe – how can practitioners, scholars and national schools of public administration support each other’s progress?

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21st Session CEPA in New York

APR 2022 – From 4-8 April 2022, the 21st Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration took place at the UN Head Quarters in New York. Louis Meuleman was as CEPA Bureau member involved in the preparations and will participate. See agenda and documents.

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Metagovernance for a sustainable ocean future

MAR 2022 – On 23rd March 2022, Louis Meuleman spoke about how metagovernance could play a role in global governance for oceans, at an event in the context of the Monaco Ocean Week.

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Metagovernance in The Hague

MAR 2022 – On 16 March, Louis Meuleman gavee a guest lecture on metagovernance (in a context of sustainability), at the IML 37 training of the Netherlands School for Public Administration in The Hague.

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SDT Forum in Incheon

FEB 2022 – From 31 February until 3 March 2022, the annual Sustainable Development Transformation Forum was held in Incheon, Republic of Korea, this year again in a virtual form. The theme aligns with the topics for the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on the SDGs. PS4SD’s Louis Meuleman spoke about quality education (SDG 4). Ingeborg Niestroy spoke on Life on Land (SDG 15).

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Peer workshops on SDGs and RIA

FEB 2022 – On 24 February, the first peer 2 peer workshop in a series of three on mainstreaming the SDGs in Regulatory Impact Assessment was conducted by PS4SD, with over 30 policymakers from 12 countries, as well as the European Commission and the OECD. The PS4SD team consists of Louis Meuleman, Andreas Versmann, Ingeborg Niestroy, Francesca Valentini and Isaac Caiger-Smith. The second workshop took place on 29 March, and the third on 28 April 2022.

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Guest lecture on metagovernance

9 DEC 2021– At the Public Governance Institute of KU Leuven University in Belgium, Louis Meuleman gave a guest lecture introducing the concept of metagovernance (governance of governance). […]

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ESDN Annual conference

30 NOV 2021 – At the 2021 annual conference of the European Sustainable Development Network in Ljubljana, Louis Meuleman gave on 30 November a guest presentation during Leida Reinhout’s presentation on Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development; he gave a preview from ps4sd’s report on PCSD made for the European Commission, DG REFORM.

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Collective power of regional networks

10 NOV 2021 – On 10 November 2021, Louis Meuleman moderated a network-of-networks webinar organised by four regional networks and hosted by the Dutch Province of Gelderland, on partnerships, the Green Deal and the Sustainable Development Goals. More information 

 

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EaP program: SDGs for CSOs

3 June 2021 – Ingeborg gave a keynote at the Online Networking Conference ›Dialogue for the Future 2021‹, which was part of the program Expanding Cooperation with Civil Society in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia (Eastern Partnership Programme, German Foreign Office). The presentation showed the SDGs as a compass for pathways to sustainability, and how they can serve as a framework for cooperation of Civil Society Organisations. [Download the PPT] […]

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CEU course: SD and Global Transitions

2 March 2021 – Ingeborg gave a guest lecture in the CEU (Central European University) course SDGT Sustainable Development and Global Transitions, chaired by Prof. Laszlo Pinter. She presented how SDG implementation works in practice in Europe. On the basis of the SDG study for the EP (2019) she gave an overview of Europe’s approach to implementing the SDGs, illustrated the analytic framework for analysing the governance for SDG implementation and illustrations, and presented country highlights.

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Metagovernance course

3 NOV 2021 – At the 36th edition of the Inter-Ministerial Management Course (IML) organised by the Netherlands School for Public Governance (NSOB) in The Hague, Louis Meuleman presented and discussed with participants on the concept of metagovernance.

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Resilient Institutions in Africa

28-30 OCT 2021 – Louis Meuleman participated and spoke at the Workshop on Accelerating the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda and AU Agenda 2063 in Africa: Building Resilient Institutions for the SDGs in the time of COVID-19, organised by the African Union and UNDESA, in Cape Town, South Africa.

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UNPOG Side event

16 FEB 2021 – UNPOG Side event @ UN Commission for Social Development –  Innovating Public Governance , Korea (virtual) (Louis Meuleman speaking)

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EU and global governance

 

  • 30 AUG 2021 – Workshop “The EU – an effective actor in global governance?”, organised by the TRIGGER project of a.o. CEPS and FUB (Louis Meuleman was a discussant).

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Global Shocks

  • 29 SEP 2021 – International Expert Workshop 2021 – Online edition: Global Shocks: Considering long-term prevention in short-term responses (Louis Meuleman speaking on mechanisms, instruments and procedures), organised by SEF & INEF.

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SDG Mainstreaming at Cyprus

11/12 OCT 2021 – The government of Cyprus is developing an SDG Action Plan, with on 11 and 12 October a workshop with key stakeholders. As governance expert and part of a UNITAR project team, Louis Meuleman will co-moderate and speak at the workshop which takes place in Cyprus.

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