Contribute to UNPAN

Benefits of being an UNPAN Member

As an UNPAN Member, you enjoy numerous benefits.
  • UNPAN Members are part of a United Nations unique global network of prominent institutions and experts dedicated to the advancement of effective governance and public administration in support of sustainable development.
  • The UNPAN provides Members with a global platform to disseminate and promote their research, knowledge products, trainings and raise visibility of their major activities by sharing news, events, publications, case studies, online trainings, and other resources.
  • UNPAN Members can contribute to knowledge sharing and adaptation of innovative practices, and support south-south cooperation.
  • Members can also take part in one of the communities of practice and collaborate in research design and training development, share good practices, methodologies and join online discussions to support capacity development.
  • Members can benefit from knowledge and events organized by a global community of institutions and individuals committed to governance and public administration. 
  • Members participate in the UNPAN annual meeting at the United Nations Headquarters to shape the agenda of the Network's activities. They are invited to attend the United Nations Public Service Forum, Day and Awards Ceremony held annually in different parts of the world.
  • Members contribute to the UNPAN Newsletter to share information about their key activities and accomplishments.

Guide to Contribute to UNPAN

Please note that you will be requested to login with a valid username and password for the UNPAN Content Management System. You may view the UNPAN Guidelines, Tools and Manuals to learn more about technical aspects of the UNPAN. 

Add News

Add Document  

Add Event 

Add Resources

Add Online training

UNPAN Online Training Course Development Guidelines  
UNPAN Online Training Centre - Translating a Course in 13 Steps
Guidelines on Classification and Validation of UNPAN Information
General Guidelines on UNPAN Outreach Activities
Procedure for UNPAN Regional Web Pages Generated Automatically
UNPAN Online Documentation Process Flow Diagram
Standard Memorandum of Understanding
Online Directories   
Online Meeting Programme Database Online Training Programme Database
Online Discussion Board
Online Meeting Facility  
Online Training Facility
Manual on How to Contribute Events to UNPAN  
Manual on How to Contribute News and Announcements to UNPAN  
Manual on How to Contribute Documents to UNPAN  
Manual on UNPAN Content Server  
Manual on UNPAN Contact Database
Manual on UNPAN Conference/Training Database
UNPAN Portal Content Management System User Guide

Become an UNPAN Member

In order to become an UNPAN Member, you must apply for membership through an online application form. Once completed and reviewed by the UNPAN Management Team, a standard Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is signed by UN DESA/DPIDG, as the coordinator of UNPAN, and the new Member. The MOU outlines the purpose and objectives of the agreement, the respective responsibilities of UN DESA/DPIDG and the new Member, and other related matters. The MOU is approved for a period of five years with the possibility of extension. Apply here to become an UNPAN Member.

UNPAN Technical Support 

Please contact the UNPAN Technical Support Team if you do not have a username and password for the UNPAN Content Management Support at  If you have any questions or problems, we will handle your case in the order in which it is received. Thank you for your interest.