Recent events

Recent events

  • On 14 July 2021, Louis Meuleman moderated a Voluntary National Review (VNR) Lab on during the UN High Level Political Forum on the SDGs, on governance and policy integration in the context of COVID19.
  • On 12 July 2021, Louis Meuleman moderated a panel discussion during the HLPF side event organised by OECD, Italy and other partners, on Getting the SDGs back on track while recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic: Building government capacities for addressing transboundary impacts and global challenges.
  • On 3 June 2021, Ingeborg Niestroy gave a keynote presentation at the conference “Dialogue for the Future 2021” for civil society from Eastern Partnership countries. The topic will be “SDGs as a compass for pathways to sustainability, and framework for cooperation of Civil Society Organisations“.
  • 18-20 May 2021 – UN HLPF 2021 preparatory Expert Group Meeting (Louis Meuleman participating with focus on SDG 16)
  • 28 April 2021 – SDG 16 CONFERENCE 2021, Rome (virtual), parallel session LESSONS FROM THE RESPONSE OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS TO THE PANDEMIC (Louis Meuleman moderating). Watch Video recording
  • 12-21 April 2021 – 20th Session UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration, New York (virtual) (Louis Meuleman participating as Member & vice chair). Inclusive, effective & resilient public institutions are more important than ever as the world continues to combat #COVID19. The 2021 Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration, #UNCEPA, starts on 12 April with a series of virtual meetings until 21st April. It will discuss CEPA’s 2021 HLPF input; institutions & VNRs; COVID-19 challenges; the governance principles; public procurement and SDG budgeting; conflict-affected countries. Papers are online. A live webcast is available in 6 languages.
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  • 25 March 2021 – 2020-21 Executive Training for Policymakers on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (Louis Meuleman speaking on SDG 16: Public administration and governance reform)
  • 18 March 2021 – Webinar  The contribution of SDGs to Global Governance. Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Louis Meuleman  Speaking
  • 22 Febr 2021 – UN Sustainable Development Transition Forum: Building Back Better and Greener, Korea (virtual)(Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 16 Febr 2021 – UNPOG Side event @ UN Commission for Social Development –  Innovating Public Governance , Korea (virtual) (Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 04 Febr 2021 – Online workshop Setting-up of a multi-stakeholder platform on the implementation of SDGs in Greece (Ingeborg Niestroy and Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 04 Febr 2021 – Workshop IML-35 (Dutch School for Public Management)(Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 02 Febr 2021 –  Online course Changing Mindsets and Strengthening Governance Capacities for Policy Coherence in the Arab region (Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 27-28 Jan 2021Training Teaching silos to dance (European Commission)(Louis Meuleman, Ingeborg Niestroy, Andreas Versmann, Francesca Valentini)(online)
  • 14 Dec 2020UNDESA Webinar on “Developing institutional capacities in digital transformation for a more inclusive and equitable recovery” (Louis Meuleman speaking)
  • 8 Dec 2020UNPOG/Korea Institute of Public Administration Forum on “Public Governance & Innovative Partnerships to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic” (Louis Meuleman discussant on innovative governance)
  • 24 Nov 2020 UN CEPA expert group meeting on sustainable public procurement (Louis moderator)(online)
  • 23 Nov 2020 – Keynote speech at Annual Forum of United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa)(Louis Meuleman) on principles of effective governance for the SDGs (online)
  • 19 Nov 2020Training/workshop on metagovernance for Dutch public managers (NSOB, Noordwijk)(Louis Meuleman)(online)
  • 19 Nov 2020Guest lecture on Metagovernance, Leuven University (Louis Meuleman)(online)
  • 11 Nov 2020 – Internal presentation on Managing the implementation of the SDGs (European Commission)(Ingeborg Niestroy presenting)(online)
  • 6 Nov 2020Guest lecture on Metagovernance, Leuven University (Louis Meuleman)(online)
  • 3 Nov 2020UNPOG Online Training Workshop on Government Innovation for Social Inclusion of  Vulnerable Groups (Louis speaking)(online)