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.
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.
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.
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, 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 or on each webinar : 16 Nov., 8 Dec. and 17 Jan.
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
The Curriculum is a comprehensive set of Training of Trainers Capacity Development Toolkits, which contain ready-to-use and customizable training material on key governance dimensions needed to advance the implementation of the SDGs. The Curriculum can be accessed here
The Inter-ministerial Technical Workshop on Implementing the One-Door-Service Centers (ODSCs) in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) was organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), Lao PDR, in partnership with UN DESA through DPIDG and UNPOG, the Resident Coordinators Office (RCO) and UNDP in Lao PDR on 27-28 October 2021. To read more, click on the photo / title or here.
A briefing session on the 2022 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) programme was held virtually on 14 October to provide an overview of the programme and share past winners' insight on the impact of the Award and how it has helped to promote innovation in their local and national governments.