In a new Open Access article on Public Administration and Governance (PAG) for the SDGs, Louis Meuleman proposes four priorities to accelerate implementation of the SDGs: 1) making PAG a strategic policy area; 2) starting mission-oriented PAG reform; 3) metagovernance as management & design; 4) policy coherence as mindset. […]
On 28 April 2021, Louis Meuleman moderated a very lively debate on “Lessons learned from the response of public institutions to the pandemic, on the first day of the (virtual) SDG 16 CONFERENCE 2021, in Rome. The four panelists were Sarah Lister (UNDP), Sabine Kuhlmann (Potsdam University), David Steven (UN Foundation) and Juan Manuel Roa (Dyntra). Watch the video recoding here: SDG 16 Conference 2021 Parallel session 1.2 […]
In the framework of the 5th anniversary of the adoption of Agenda 2030, the Central European Initiative, a collaboration of 17 countries, launched the report “Contribution of CEI to UN Agenda 2030 and its implementation in CEI Member States”, made by a Public Strategy for Sustainable Development team with Ingeborg Niestroy (lead), Sally Nicholson and Gaetane Charlier, in cooperation with the CEI-Executive Secretariat. […]
Speaking points kick-off presentation by Louis Meuleman at the UNDESA webinar on integrating the 2030 agenda into national plans and strategies:
14 May 2020 […]
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Like many people, we are also following and taking part in the debates on how to get out of the current pandemic crisis on sustainable pathways with Agenda 2030 as cycling map. On this page we are sharing our top reads – in chronological order, starting at the beginning of the crisis. The articles are selected from the Web day by day.
“General knowledge of the importance of the term metagovernance is relatively limited. Therefore, the recent publication by Louis Meuleman “Metagovernance for Sustainability” can be a significant contribution to a better general understanding of this concept.(…) This book in a very impressive and reasoned way presents the importance and complexity of metagovernance”. […]
“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). […]