Engaging parliaments on the SDGs – further reading


A guide to budget work for NGOs – International Budget Project (2001)
A guide to tax work for NGOs – International Budget Partnership (2006)
Changing the law: a practical guide to law reform – Commonwealth Office of Civil and Criminal Justice (2017)
Crowdlaw and open data policy: A perfect match? blog by Stefaan Verhulst, thegovlab.org
Developing and sustaining an effective lobbying campaign – Irish Haemophilia Society (2006)
11 ways NGOs can work with politicians – The Guardian (2015)
Evaluating progress on the SDGs – Globescan, SustainAbility (2017)
Get your voice heard: a guide to campaigning at Westminster – UK House of Commons
Global parliamentary report 2017 – Inter-Parliamentary Union (2017)
Global state of democracy: exploring democracy’s resilience, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) (2017)
Guidelines for lobbying parliament – University of Cape Town
Parliament’s role in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: a parliamentary handbook
– UNDP, Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption, Islamic Development Bank (2017)
La participación de la sociedad civil en el proceso legislativo chileno – UNDP Chile (2017)
Lobbying Parliament: a guide for NGOs – National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Mutual accountability: a guidance note for national policy-makers and practitioners – ECOSOC, BMZ State of civil society report, CIVICUS, 2018
The Goal 16 advocacy toolkit: a practical guide for stakeholders for national-level advocacy around peaceful, just and inclusive societies – TAP Network
Using aid and budget analysis for advocacy – Development Initiatives

E-learning courses

Parliaments, Supreme Audit Institutions and the oversight of extractive industries SDGs, budgets and parliaments


Open budgets for Sustainable Development Goals (International Budget Partnership) Open Government Partnership
Legal & Economic Empowerment
Global Network