Coherent Policy, Planning, and Performance for Delivering the SDGs
Addressing the challenges of Covid, Climate Change and other urgent development needs
Realistic expectations of time required to deliver change is essential
The article suggests that 10 year policy timeframes should be developed into medium term objectives and performance plans that can translate into development projects constructed on the basis of realistic expectations of time, skills, and funding.
Multilateral policies must take account of capacity issues facing developing nations
He points to the particular challenges face by developing nations and suggests that multilateral policies must take account of the capacity issues facing developing nations particularly where they are essential participants in such policies.
A coherent framework for action is the basis of successful development
He concludes that coherent framework development is a safeguard against poor development design and that public involvement in development strategy planning and performance review are essential ingredients to successful outcomes.
The video can be found on the PFMConnect blog site at: http://blog-
Note: David Fellows began his career in UK local government where he became President of the Society of Municipal Treasurers and a pioneer of digital government. He followed this with appointments in the UK Cabinet Office and the National Treasury of South Africa. He is a Director of PFMConnect.