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2030 is even closer than we think

Nearly five years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, we know that achieving the Global Goals will not be possible without private sector involvement. Infrastructure is crucial for SDG attainment…  


Working with Islamic Finance to achieve the SDGs: A win-win?

Islamic finance, a method of financial system which complies with sharia law and forbids charging interest, has become a growing source of funding for development.  


How do we go from measuring quantity to quality when financing sustainable development?

Things that can’t be measured often can’t be managed, and finance for sustainable development is no different.  


From public policy to sustainable development financing - can we do it?

In 1987, the world was facing mounting challenges amid deeply unstable financial circumstances. How would we foot that bill? And how will we foot it now?  


What does Artificial Intelligence mean for the future of Human Rights?

Artificial intelligence is improving our lives, from faster diagnoses to smarter homes to increasing road safety via self-driving cars. But should we worry about its impact on the protection of human…  


The perfect recipe for ending corruption

Governments around the world are losing the trust of citizens. The civic space is shrinking and the rule of law has become increasingly threatened.  


The future of human mobility

To be ready for the future of human mobility, we need to start changing our thinking about it now. While doing so, here are four things to keep in mind.  


The future of People Power: Generation Z

When we need them most, governance systems are letting us down. As new trends challenge established structures, populism shapes the discourse, and democracy is in retreat. What can we do?  


Can we ‘innovate’ our way towards a more peaceful world?

Conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts are challenged by the fast pace of innovation, which also offers new opportunities. How can we ‘innovate’ our way towards a more peaceful world?  


#NextGenGov (the Big Boring Bureaucratic Revolution)

Istanbul Innovation Days 2018 is bringing partners together to create a space for a new range of experiments and learning trajectories for the next generation of governance mechanisms.  

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