UN DESA/DPIDG, in collaboration with China National Academy of Governance (CNAG) and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), is organizing a capacity building webinar on strengthening digital transformation through investing in digital infrastructure, fostering a digital workforce, improving digital government services, building a dynamic digital economy, and developing national digital data policies and strategies for ensuring data quality, access, security, privacy and usage. For more information, please click title/picture.
The meeting of the 2022 HLPF on “Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” will be held from 5 to 7 July and the week after from 11 to 15 July 2022, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council and will review in-depth Sustainable Development Goals 4, 5, 14, 15, and 17. For more information, click on the picture/title.
UN DESA/DPIDG in collaboration with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Office in Pakistan of Lahore is organizing a Training of Trainers (ToT) on “Changing Mindsets in Public Institutions to Realize the 2030 Agenda in Pakistan” with the staff of the National Institute of Management of Pakistan. It focuses on public policy formulation and implementation and is a prerequisite for the promotion of the participants to the next grade. For more information, please click title/picture.
UN DESA/DPIDG, together with the DSDG – SIDS Unit, in collaboration with the Resident Coordinators Office (RCO) in Jamaica and under the leadership of the Government of Jamaica, is organizing a Capacity Development Workshop. The purpose of the consultation is to strengthen Jamaica’s capacity to develop and implement appropriate enabling legal, institutional and policy frameworks to grow sustainable ocean-based economies and to derive economic benefits from harnessing the productive potential of their ocean spaces.
To celebrate the 2022 United Nations Public Service Day, a virtual event was held on the theme of “Building back better from COVID-19: Enhancing innovative partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals”. It focused on the role of public institutions and public servants in building back better from COVID-19 as they work to meet the 2030 deadline for implementing the SDGs. The virtual event was held on the 22 June, 9:00 - 10:30 AM (EDT). For more information, click on the picture/title.
UN DESA/DPIDG and the International Budget Partnership will hold a webinar on “Promoting Independent External Audits on Credibility of Government Budgets: How Supreme Audit Institutions Assess and Address Budget Credibility” on 16 June 2022. The interactive event will invite discussion of the results of a survey distributed to the members of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) to learn about their experiences in auditing budget credibility. For more information, click on the picture/title.
UN DESA was invited to attend and present on the Principles of Effective Governance and the Curriculum on Governance at the Second Ibero-American Forum on "Implementation Mechanisms of the Agenda 2030" organized by the Latin American Center for Development Administration (CLAD), and the Dominican Republic’s Ministries of Public Administration, and of Finance, Planning, and Development. The forum was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on 26 & 27 May 2022. For more information, click on the picture/title.
UN DESA/DPIDG, in close collaboration with UCLG Africa, organized on 17-21 May 2022 in Kenya, a capacity-building workshop on the importance of transformational leadership in aligning the SDGs and Africa’s Agenda 2063 through the lens of intermediary cities. For more information, click on the picture/title.
UN DESA/DPIDG together with UNPOG, and in collaboration with the National School of Local Administration (NASLA) of the Ministry of Interior, the Royal Government of Cambodia, the Resident Coordinators Office in Cambodia and UNDP, organized a 5 days Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop on “Effective National to Local Public Governance for SDG Implementation in Cambodia”, which was held from 09 to 17 May 2022. For more information, click on the picture/title.