DAVID STEVEN

THOUGHT LEADER AND STRATEGIST FOR SDG16+

 

ABOUT

Over the past ten years, David Steven has worked on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – in particular, the SDG16+ targets for building peaceful, just and inclusive societies. He co-founded the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and led the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies. He is a Senior Fellow at New York University's Center on International Cooperation and takes on consultancy projects through River Path Associates. He is a co-editor of the global risks website Global Dashboard.

 

SDG16+

Developed the SDG16+ framework
 

Founded the Pathfinders as an action platform for the implementation of SDG16+ – with more than 30 governments and other global partners

Developed the Roadmap for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies

Through the Task Force on Justice, launched a new vision and strategy for providing justice for all

Senior External Adviser for the UN-World Bank flagship study Pathways for Peace

Mobilized SDG16+ partners for the High-level Political Forum, SDG Summit, and Decade of Action for the SDGs

Helped found the Peace in Our Cities initiative that brings mayors together to halve urban violence

THE ROADMAP FOR PEACEFUL, JUST AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES

JUSTICE
FOR ALL

PATHWAYS
FOR PEACE

DECADE OF ACTION

 

TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE
AND OTHER GLOBAL RISKS

Founder of the foreign policy website Global Dashboard

Co-authored articles on the COVID-19 pandemic, and justice and the public health emergency

Helped develop and launch the UK’s network of climate diplomats in 2001

Co-author of The Risk Pivot: Great Powers, International Security, and the Energy Revolution (Brookings Institution Press, 2014)

Co-author of Confronting the Long Crisis of Globalization - Risk, Resilience and International Order (Brookings Institution, 2010)

Author of a series of reports on the economic potential of Pakistan’s next generation (British Council, 2009 – 2014)

Co-author of Towards A Theory of Influence for 21st Century Foreign Policy (UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 2008)

Co-author with David E. Bloom of Something To Be Done: treating HIV/AIDS (Science, 2000)

THE RISK PIVOT

CONFRONTING THE LONG CRISIS OF GLOBALIZATION

COVID-19 PANDEMIC

JUSTICE FOR ALL IN THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

 

IF NOT NOW, WHEN?
ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST 
THE WORLD’S CHILDREN

WHERE NEXT? ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

PREVENTING VIOLENCE
AGAINST CHILDREN

Author of If Not Now, When? Ending Violence Against the World’s Children

Co-founder and Senior Strategic Adviser of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

Contributed to the INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children and the Global Status Report on Preventing Violence against Children (forthcoming)

 

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