UNDP’s Oslo Governance Centre (OGC), established in 2002 is based in Norway. It works closely with UNDP central and regional bureaus in New York headquarters and other relevant UN bodies in strengthening the overall analytical and learning ability in the area of governance and peacebuilding. The OGC areas of work are related to human development, democratic governance and conflict prevention to support policy development and applied research, with an overarching focus on democratic governance and peacebuilding in crisis, conflict and transitional contexts. The Centre greatly values its partnership with its host government Norway. The OGC office is set up under shared resources and arrangements with the host government.
This HLPF 2021 side event round table 'As governance crises worsen COVID-19 impact, is SDG 16 key for recovery?' connected practitioners to share collaborative research on emerging trends on SDG 16 from recently organised regional roundtables and thematic e-discussions. It will also focus on the SDG 16 interlinkages research across the 2030 Agenda.