Senior Researcher
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Areas of Expertise 
Global Governance, Post 2015 Development Agenda, Sustainable Development, The Private Sector and Private-Public Partnerships, United Nations

Senior researcher at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) – German Institute for International and Security Affairs, with a research focus on sustainable development governance. Since 2006 director of a DFG-funded research project on multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development.

Member of the UN-Political Advisory Board of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Research Council of the United Nations Association (UNA) Germany, the Executive Committee of the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF), and the UNITAR Advisory Council “Capacity Development for the 2030 Agenda”.

From 2003 till 2010 Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Dr. rer. pol. Universität Bremen; Magister Artium Universität Tübingen; Master of Arts, SUNY Stony Brook.

Recent Publications
Beisheim, Marianne 2016: Follow-up and Review. Developing the Institutional Framework for Implementing and Reviewing the Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships, Working Paper FG 8, 2016/ 02 May, Berlin: Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP).

Beisheim, Marianne und Nils Simon 2016: Multi-stakeholder partnerships for implementing the 2030 Agenda: Improving accountability and transparency. Analytical Paper for the 2016 ECOSOC Partnership Forum, New York: UNDESA.

Beisheim, Marianne 2015: Reviewing the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals and Partnerships. A Proposal for a Multi-level Review at the High level Political Forum, SWP Research Paper 2015/RP 01, January 2015.

Beisheim, Marianne 2015: Millennium development goals and sustainable development goals, in: Philipp Pattberg and Fariborz Zelli (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Governance and Politics. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 478-487.

Beisheim, Marianne, Robert S. Chen, László Pintér 2015: Monitoring and Review, in: ICSU and ISSC: Review of Targets for the Sustainable Development Goals: The Science Perspective, Paris: International Council for Science.

Beisheim, Marianne/Liese, Andrea (Hrsg.) 2014: Transnational Partnerships: Effectively Providing for Sustainable Development?, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan

Recent ACUNS Activity
2014–2016 participation at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)