Events

Webinar to launch the "Curriculum on Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific region"

24 January 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

UN DESA/DPIDG, in collaboration with UN ESCAP, is organizing a regional capacity development webinar to launch the "Curriculum on Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia-Pacific region" on 24 January 2022 at 10pm to 00:15am (NY time). For more information, click on the photo/title.

EROPA's online roundtable discussion on “Recalibrating Inclusive Health and Economic Recovery in Southeast Asia: From Zero-COVID-19 to Living with COVID-19”

19 January 2022
Global
Governance and Public Institutions
EROPA

The Ateneo School of Government, through the Ateneo Policy Center, in partnership with the Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA), will be hosting an online roundtable discussion titled “Recalibrating Inclusive Health and Economic Recovery in Southeast Asia: From Zero-COVID-19 to Living with COVID-19”, to be held on January 19, 2022 (Wednesday), from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM via Zoom. For more information, click on the photo or title.

"Resilience & Recovery from Covid-19 through Sound Policymaking" with a focus on "Policy Coherence"

17 January 2022
Africa
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

UN DESA/DPIDG, the Resident Coordinators Offices and the African Peer Review Mechanism, will hold the third and last webinar of a series of webinars on how to promote resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa through sound policymaking. The webinar aims to share knowledge on the strategies and guidance notes on the 11 Principles on Effective Governance for the Implementation of the SDGs. The Webinar is also aimed at increasing understanding of how to utilize the strategies for COVID-19 response measures, linking participants through peer-to-peer learning and assisting African countries in identifying concrete activities and capacity building initiatives that can be undertaken by the UN. The webinar will be held virtually using the zoom platform on Monday, 17 January 2022 from 8-10 am (Eastern Standard Time) / 3-5pm (South Africa Standard time). More information and registration links for the webinar are available athttps://publicadministration.un.org/en/news-and-events/calendar/ModuleID/1146/ItemID/3108/mctl/EventDetails

United Nations Public Service Awards Ceremony 2021

13 December 2021
Global
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

The United Nations Public Service Awards Ceremony 2021 is being organized by UN DESA/DPIDG and hosted by the Government of the United Arab Emirates. The winning initiatives from the 2020 and 20201 editions of the UN Public Service Awards (UNPSA) programme, which highlights excellence in public service delivery to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will be recognized. The Awards Ceremony is held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates on 13 December 2021 from 9-11 AM (GMT+4), 12:00 (mid night) – 2 AM EST. You can follow it live at UN WebTV. More information is available here.

Regional Webinars in Africa on Resilience and Recovery from Covid-19 Through Sound Policymaking / Strategic planning and foresight

08 December 2021
Africa
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

Virtual capacity development training workshop on how to promote resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa through sound policymaking, which UN DESA is organizing in collaboration with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and with the support of Resident Coordinators Offices.  This workshop aims at developing the capacities of national governments to promote sound policymaking, with a particular focus on strategic planning and foresight.  It will be held virtually using the zoom platform respectively on 8 December 2021 from 8-10am (Eastern Standard Time) / 3-5pm (South Africa Standard time).  For more information, click on the photo/title or here.

2022 UNPSA Call for Nominations

03 December 2021
Global
Governance and public administration
UNDESA/DPIDG

The United Nations is now accepting nominations for the 2022 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA).  The UNPSA promotes and rewards innovation and excellence in public services in support of the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the principle of leaving no one behind. Read more.

Webinar on Strengthening Capacities, Mindsets, and Competencies of Public Institutions to Build the Next Generation of Public Servants in the Arab Region

29 November 2021
Middle East
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

UN DESA / DPIDG in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Western Asia (UN ESCWA) and the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) are organizing a capacity development webinar to launch the Curriculum on Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (the "Curriculum") in the Arab region on Monday 29 November 2021 at 9am (NY time) / 4pm (Beirut time).  The Curriculum, developed by UN DESA, will be launched through regional events in cooperation with the regional commissions and relevant partners.  ARADO will complement the adaptation of the training material in its 22 member states.  UN ESCWA will present its Common Arab Region Job Competencies for Senior Public Servants within the context of Agenda 2030 developed by UN ESCWA.  For more information, click on the photo / title or on this link.

Inter-ministerial Technical Workshop on Implementing the One-Door-Service Centers (ODSCs) in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR)

22 November 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

UN DESA/DPIDG and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), Lao People’s Democratic Republic, in collaboration with the Resident Coordinator Office in Lao PDR and UNDP, is organizing on 22 November 2021 from 9pm to 12am EST (Tuesday 23 November from 9am to 12pm Lao time) a virtual Inter-Ministerial Policy Workshop on One-Door-Service Centers (ODCSs) as a follow-up to the Inter-Ministerial Technical Workshop, which was attended by senior officials from 18 ministries, including the Prime Minister’s Office, and was held on 28 October 2021.  For more information, click on the title / photo.

Virtual capacity development training workshops on how to promote resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa through sound policymaking

16 November 2021
Africa
Leadership and Changing Mindsets
UNDESA/DPIDG

Virtual Capacity development training workshops on how to promote resilience and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa through sound policymaking, which UN DESA is organizing in collaboration with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and with the support of Resident Coordinators Offices.  The workshops will be held virtually using the zoom platform respectively on 16 November, 8 December 2021 and on 17 January 2022. For more information, click on the photo/title or on each webinar : 16 Nov., 8 Dec. and 17 Jan.

Regional Symposium on "Effective Governance and Digital Transformation for Building Back Better and Accelerating the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a focus on Effective Governance and Digital Transformation"

15 November 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Digital Government
UNDESA/DPIDG

UN DESA / DPIDG, through its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), and in collaboration with the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS) of the Government of the Republic of Korea, is organizing the 5th Regional Symposium on "Effective Public Governance and Digital Transformation for Building Back Better," which will be held on 16 - 18 November 2021 (11:00 a.m - 14:00 p.m. GMT+9, Seoul Time). Registration is available here. Read more by clicking on the picture / title or here