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.
Ingeborg spoke at a seminar on evaluating the current state of play of research and innovation policies for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in […]
From 1st October 2016, Louis has been appointed as visiting professor at the Public Governance Institute of Leuven University, Belgium.
Louis presented at and chaired a session on “SDG inter-linkages and policy coherence” at the SD Transition Forum on SDG Mainstreaming and Means of […]