Events

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 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

Launch of the Curriculum on Governance for the Sustainable Development Goals 

01 November 2021
Global
Governance and public administration
UNDESA/DPIDG

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

Workshop on Accelerating the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda and AU Agenda 2063 in Africa: Building Resilient Institutions for the SDGs in the time of COVID-19

28 October 2021
Africa
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

UNDESA and the APRM, are organizing a three-day workshop, with the overall aim of accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Agenda 2063. Read more

Inter-ministerial Technical Workshop on Implementing the One-Door-Service Centers (ODSCs) in Lao Peo

27 October 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Innovation in Service Delivery 
UNDESA/DPIDG

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.