Coherent Policy, Planning, and Performance for Delivering the SDGs

Addressing the challenges of Covid, Climate Change and other urgent development needs
FORMBY, U.K. - Sept. 30, 2021 - PRLog -- In this video David Fellows addresses the urgent need for governments to adopt a coherent approach to policy, planning, and performance when designing programmes to address the demands of economic recovery from Covid-19, the challenges of climate change and the many other important needs contained in the UN's Strategic Development Goals including poverty, health and education.

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:

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.

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