Events

Capacity Development Webinar on Implementing a Multi-Pronged Strategy for Digital Transformation: Lessons from Asia

07 July 2022
Global
Digital Government
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

HLPF 2022 on “Building Back Better From COVID-19 While Advancing the Full Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

05 July 2022
Global
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Training of Trainers for the Delivery of the Workshop on "Changing Mindsets in Public Institutions to Realize the 2030 Agenda in Pakistan"

30 June 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Capacity Development Workshop on “National Consultations for Interim Institutional Arrangements for advancing Ocean Governance in Jamaica”

27 June 2022
Americas
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

2022 United Nations Public Service Day Virtual Celebration

22 June 2022
Global
Governance and public administration
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Webinar on Promoting Independent External Audits on Credibility of Government Budgets: How Supreme Audit Institutions Assess and Address Budget Credibility

16 June 2022
Global
Governance and public administration
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Second Ibero-American Forum on Implementation Mechanisms of the 2030 Agenda

26 May 2022
Americas
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Advisory Mission to North Macedonia

23 May 2022
Europe and Central Asia
Governance and public administration
UNDESA/DPIDG

A UN DESA/DPIDG Staff undertook an advisory mission to North Macedonia during the week of 23-27 May 2022. A series of meetings with high level officials from Minister of Information and Public Administration (MISA) took place to discuss issues related to North Macedonia's public administration reform, the preparation of its new public administration strategy and its alignment with the SDGs and the SG's Common Agenda, etc. To read more, please click the title or picture. 

Capacity-building Workshop on the importance of transformational leadership in aligning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063

17 May 2022
Africa
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.

Training of Trainers Workshop on "Effective National to Local Public Governance for SDG Implementation in Cambodia"

09 May 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Innovation in Service Delivery 
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.