Spotlight Report 2019

The world is off-track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most governments have failed to turn the transformational vision of the 2030 Agenda into real transformational policies. Even worse, xenophobia and authoritarianism are on the rise in a growing number of countries.” “The...

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Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear

Now out Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear published by Routledge. Written by Felix Dodds and co-authors Jan-Gustav Strandenaes, Carolina Duque Chopitea, Minu Hemmati, Susanne Salz, Bernd Lakemeier, Laura Schmitz, and Jana Borkenhagen. Stakeholder Democracy fits within...

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Metro T2020 Survey

Metro is in the process of putting together projects for a potential regional transportation funding measure for November 2020 (T2020). Through Safe Routes Partnership Pacific Northwest’s work with the Getting There Together Coalition, we have been advocating making our streets safe and...

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Metro’s Racial Equity Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Earlier this month Metro’s Parks and Nature Department approved its Racial Equity Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan and posted it to Metro’s website. Just days later, the plan was in action. With the help of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team and the Center for Diversity and...

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Democracy for All: Beyond a Crisis of Imagination

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation has released its new CIVICUS report, “Democracy for All: Beyond a Crisis of Imagination.’ The report showcases findings & conclusions from almost 100 interviews, 54 essays and 26 ‘democracy dialogues’ from across the world (all available here),...

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Partnerships for SDGs online platform

The Partnerships for SDGs online platform is United Nations’ global registry of voluntary commitments and multi-stakeholder partnerships, facilitating global engagement of all stakeholders in support of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Registered initiatives are...

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Synthesis Report of the voluntary national reviews (VNRs)

The third annual Synthesis Report of the voluntary national reviews (VNRs) is out now! The report was coordinated by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The report represents a rich tapestry of national experiences in...

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