Expert group on financing for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

January 23, 2023

Dan Banik is part of an external expert group that has been appointed by the Norwegian Government to make recommendations on ways to ensure effective financing for the SDGs. The expert group - from left: Trond Mellingsæter, Dan Banik, Arild Angelsen, Anne-Marie Helland, Ole Jacob Sending (leader), Liv Tørres, Jon Lomøy and Hilde Beate Selbervik. The expert group will be led by Research Director at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Ole Jacob Sending. The expert group is starting its work immediately and will deliver its report by the end of April 2023. About Professor Dan BanikDan Banik is professor of political science and director of the Oslo SDG Initiative at SUM.

Dan Banik is part of an external expert group that has been appointed by the Norwegian Government to make recommendations on ways to ensure effective financing for the SDGs.

The expert group - from left: Trond Mellingsæter, Dan Banik, Arild Angelsen, Anne-Marie Helland, Ole Jacob Sending (leader), Liv Tørres, Jon Lomøy and Hilde Beate Selbervik. Karoline Myklebust Linde was not there when the picture was taken. Credit: MFA.

The expert group will be led by Research Director at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) Ole Jacob Sending. Over the course of the winter, the group will have meetings with civil society organisations, donor countries and developing countries, development banks, the UN system, regional organisations, researchers and think tanks. The expert group is starting its work immediately and will deliver its report by the end of April 2023. The group’s recommendations will provide important input to the preparation of the future aid budget.

Read the press release on the Norwegian Government's webpage.

About Professor Dan Banik

Dan Banik is professor of political science and director of the Oslo SDG Initiative at SUM. He also hosts a weekly podcast, named ‘In Pursuit of Development’. This global programme features conversations with leading scholars, policymakers and activists and offers a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. Each episode discusses the experiences of developing and emerging economies in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

     

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