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The SDGs are strengthening organizational silos

The SDGs are strengthening organizational silos

The SDGs are strengthening organizational silos A recent study on the effects of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on organizational coordination among international organizations asks whether these goals been effective in this regard. The study assessed the impact of the goals on the network structure of 276 international organizations in the period 2012–2019. The findings are contrary to what is…

Register now to the next GlobalGoals Webinar

Register now to the next GlobalGoals Webinar

SDG Impact AssessmentInterlinkages, Integration and Coherence October 6, 2021 – 16:00-17:00 (CEST) After the first three sessions of our GlobalGoals webinar series before the summer break in the Northern hemisphere, we are now continuing with a presentation of the key findings from chapter four of the SDG Impact Assessment: Interlinkages, Integration and Coherence Co-lead authors Måns Nilsson, Executive Director of…

Registration open: Second episode of the GLOBALGOALS Webinar Series

Registration open: Second episode of the GLOBALGOALS Webinar Series

SDG Impact AssessmentImplementing Sustainable Development Goals at Multiple Levels June 29, 2021 – 09:00am-10:00am (UTC+2) After our successful first episode of the GlobalGoals Webinar Series a few weeks ago in which we presented key insights into the Assessment’s chapter on global governance, we are now continuing with a sneak-peak into chapter three of the SDG Impact Assessment: Implementation at Multiple…

Sign up now: First episode of the GLOBALGOALS Webinar Series

Sign up now: First episode of the GLOBALGOALS Webinar Series

SDG Impact AssessmentGlobal Governance and Sustainable Development Goals May 25, 2021 – 16:00-17:00 (CEST) More than sixty scholar jointly evaluated in the SDG IMPACT ASSESSMENT whether the Sustainable Development Goals had had any steering effects impact in global, national, or local governance. In March 2022 the SDG Impact Assessment will be published by Cambridge University Press. To not keep you…

WEBINAR: ACHIEVING THE SDGS IN TIMES OF COVID-19

WEBINAR: ACHIEVING THE SDGS IN TIMES OF COVID-19

Earth System Governance Speaker Series & Kick-Off Event of the GLOBALGOALS Webinar Series APRIL 29th, 2021 – 16:00-17:00 CEST This joint webinar of the GLOBALGOALS Project and the Earth System Governance (ESG) research alliance features a roundtable of senior experts discussing the challenges and opportunities related to the SDGs in times of COVID-19, and launches the Sustainable Development Goals Taskforce…

SDG adoption and issue integration in international organizations

SDG adoption and issue integration in international organizations

SDG adoption and issue integration in international organizations Led by Maya Bogers Over the past decades, international organizations have become more and more specialized in numerous sectoral issues. While this development has its advantages, increased specialization has also led actors to operate in silos. This “siloization” is often considered problematic because of the many novel challenges of global governance that…

Key Insights from our Panel Discussion ‘The transformative potential of the SDGs in the Netherlands’

Key Insights from our Panel Discussion ‘The transformative potential of the SDGs in the Netherlands’

By Melanie van Driel and Maya Bogers The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals were adopted in 2015 to ‘inspire multiple levels of government to embark on the transformation to sustainable development’. Five years into the goals, can we say that the SDGs are living up to these high expectations? What steering effects of the SDGs can we see so far,…

Online Panel Discussion: Sign up now!

Online Panel Discussion: Sign up now!

Panel Discussion on Tuesday, January 19, 16:00-17:30 (CET)Register before January 18, 2021, 12:00 (CET) Convened by our PhD candidates Maya Bogers and Melanie van Driel, this panel discussion zooms in on the transformative potential of the SDGs in the Netherlands. Key actors from government, the private sector, and the Dutch youth movement will participate in this discussion and share their…

Global goals as a governance mechanism – a podcast with Sir Richard Jolly

Global goals as a governance mechanism – a podcast with Sir Richard Jolly

“The SDGs open the door for serious action by every country and by every community” – Sir Richard Jolly In this podcast global goals expert Sir Richard Jolly tells us about his personal experience with goals as a governance instrument, why he thinks the SDGs represent a unique endeavour in international policy-making, and explains what is needed to turn the universal…