Just out new Book: Governance for Sustainable Development Volume 2: Implementing the 2030 Agenda

The second book Governance for Sustainable Development Volume 2: Implementing the 2030 Agenda by the Friends of Governance for Sustainable Development which is coordinated by the governments of Germany, Nigeria, Romania and the Republic of Korea. This volume is edited by Akinremi Bolaji, Jens-Michael Bopp, Yeongmoo Cho, Cristina Popescu, David Banisar, Felix Dodds and Quinn McKew

Achieving sustainable development requires an enabling environment. Governance plays a crucial role in creating those conditions, notably, for our purposes in the implementation of the 2030 sustainable development agenda process. From creating new platforms to reforming old ones, the process must live up to this standard and its mechanisms should be geared towards fostering this type of new international environment and cooperation for sustainable development. This is the second volume produced by the Friends Group. The first volume presented the period from late 2014 to the end of 2015. The Group also has a website which it places the papers that are being discussed at the Friends Group’s meetings, which can be found here. The chapters of this book are a reflection of the rich contributions made by governments, intergovernmental bodies and stakeholders to the three workshops that the Friends Group hosted in 2017.
The chapters are:

  1. Principles and Practices of Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for Sustainable Development - Guidance and Oversight from UN Decisions Minu Hemmati, MSP Institute and Felix Dodds, Tellus Institute
  2. High-Level and UNGA Resolutions on Sustainable Development Governance: Existing Language for Committee of Experts on Public Administration David Banisar, Article 19
  3. Executive Summary from Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting on Public-Private Partnerships UNDESA
  4. Draft Principles for Public-Private Partnerships James Goldstein, Communitas Coalition
  5. Citizen Data around Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals Davis Adieno, CIVICUS World Alliance
  6. Supplemental indicators for Goal 16: UNDP and the Community of Democracies H.E. Dr. Ion Jinga, Permanent Representative of Romania to the UN
  7. Private sector contribution to financing the Sustainable Development Felix Dodds, Tellus Institute
  8. Suggestions for how to approach SDG targets that fall between 2020 and 2025 Felix Dodds, Tellus Institute
Available on Amazon (Kindle coming soon)


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