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Global Launch of the UN E-Government Survey 2022

28 September 2022
Global
Digital Government
UNDESA/DPIDG

The UN E-Government Survey 2022 will be launched on 28 September 2022. The theme of the 12th edition of the Survey is “The Future of Digital Government”. The Survey looks at how digital government can facilitate integrated policies and services across the 193 United Nations Member States. It supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divide and leave no one behind. 

DPIDG Met with the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on ASAN Services

13 September 2022
Global
Innovation in Service Delivery 
UNDESA/DPIDG

On 13 September 2022, UN DESA/DPIDG’s Director and his team met with Abdul Aliyev, Head of the International Relations Department, and his team from the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SAPSSI) to exchange knowledge about the advancements of the ASAN service model and discuss future avenues of cooperation. 

Handbook on how to design and implement One-stop-Shops to promote better service delivery and implement the Sustainable Development Goals

13 July 2022
Global
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

This Handbook, prepared by UN DESA/DPIDG, provides local and national governments with a set of conceptual approaches, practical strategies, and tools to improve the delivery of public services through citizen centric One-stop-Shops (OSS). It includes guidance on how to prepare an action plan to establish One-stop-Shops for public service delivery systems. Access the Handbook here.

Call for the 2022 AAPAM Gold Medal Award Nomination

12 July 2022
Africa
Governance and public administration
AAPAM

The Gold award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service in the public administration of Africa. The Gold Medal Award of the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) will be awarded at the 41st Roundtable Conference scheduled for 6th -9th December 2022 at University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. The deadline for the nomination is 31 August 2022. To download the Nomination Form, please click here.

SDG 16 Conference 2022 report and recordings now available

07 July 2022
Global
Governance and Public Institutions
UNDESA/DPIDG

The report of the 2022 SDG 16 Conference on people-centred governance in a post-pandemic world is now available. The Conference, co-organized by UN DESA, the International Development Law Organization and the Government of Italy and held in April 2022, explored how a people-centred approach to governance can help rebuild trust, accelerate progress towards sustainable development and tackle the challenges facing a post-COVID world. For more information, please click title/picture.

Registration: 2022 EROPA Conference

27 June 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Governance and Public Institutions
EROPA

Secure your registration now and gain valuable insights, significant ideas, and keynotes from this year's esteemed panels of speakers and paper presenters that will deliberate on the theme, "Governance and Public Administration in COVID-19 Pandemic: Learning, Innovations, and Reforms in Managing Global Changes". The EROPA conference will be hold on 14 &15 September 2022 9am - 5pm NPT via zoom. Please click here to register.   

UNPAN Member's Announcement : IIAS EUROMENA Conference 2022

27 June 2022
Europe and Central Asia
Governance and public administration
IIAS

The IIAS-EUROMENA 2022 Joint Conference will take place in Rome, on June 27-July 1. It is co-organized by IIAS, the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Luiss, SNA, MENAPAR, ISCTE, and EGPA. It will focus on the theme: Next Generation Governance and Young Global Public Administration: Mobilizing People, Skills, Energies for a Sustainable New Normal. For more information, click on the picture/title.

2022 UN Public Service Awards recognize 10 innovations to help world recover better from COVID-19

22 June 2022
Global
Innovation in Service Delivery 
UNDESA/DPIDG

Ten initiatives have been recognized for their innovative public service delivery with the prestigious UN Public Service Awards at a virtual celebration organized by the UN DESA today. The UN Public Service Awards recognize excellence in public service delivery that promotes effectiveness, transparency, and inclusiveness to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Please click Title/picture for more information.

Report of the Peer-to-Peer Learning International Workshop on "Public Service Training Assessment for Strengthening Capacities of Public Servants to Support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals"

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

The Report on the Peer-to-Peer Learning International Workshop on "Public Service Training Assessment for Strengthening Capacities of Public Servants to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals" held on 16-17 March 2022, is now available!!