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Capacity Development Snapshot 2023

| English | Governance and public administration | Global | Report | UN DESA/DPIDG
This report provides an overview of the capacity development activities that UN DESA’s Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) conducted in 2023, including the substantive support provided to the reinvigorated UN Resident Coordinator system, the development of new strategy guidance notes and methodologies, requests it received from Member States and how these were addressed, as well as the key outcomes of its capacity…

World Public Sector Report 2023

| English | Governance and public administration | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG
The World Public Sector Report 2023 examines the role that national institutional and governance innovations and changes that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic can play in advancing progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report focuses on three main questions: How can Governments reshape their relationship with people and other actors to enhance trust and promote the changes required for more sustainable and…

Asia-Pacific Governance Watch, Issue 239

| English | Governance and Public Institutions | Asia and the Pacific | Journal | RCOCI
This report covers the various topic of Asia and the Pacific governance, such as 1) government policy and legislation; 2) government system and civil services; 3) management, capacity building and innovation; 4) economic and social development and ICT; 5) public finance; and 6) private sector.

Handbook on Effective National to Local Governance for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook introduces the reader to concepts, approaches, tools, exercises and innovative cases relating to Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. The handbook guides the reader towards roadmaps, policy toolkits, manuals and peer support to help cities and local communities better invest in practical actions on climate change. This handbook builds on global good practice and the Training Toolkit on “Effective National to Local Public…

Handbook on Fostering Collaborative Public Administration for Local Governments

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook explains the concepts, attributes and approaches of collaborative administration and specifically introduces practical cases of collaborative public administration in local governments in the Republic of Korea. Collaborative public administration is recognized as a method that can effectively respond to complex and diverse administrative demands, but there are many obstacles in applying it on a practical level. This handbook…

Handbook on Promoting Local Innovation for Inclusion of People in Vulnerable Situations and Leaving No One Behind

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook on “Promoting Local Innovation for Inclusion of People in Vulnerable Situations and Leaving No One Behind” is part of the Handbook Series on “Innovative Local Governance for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals”, a collaboration between the UN Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), an integral part of the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) of the UN Department of Economic and Social…

Handbook on Social Value in Local Governments

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook furthers the discussion on the premise that social value is the main axis of the paradigm shift of local governments oriented towards traditional development administration. The handbook focuses on what should be done by local governments to spread social value, directly accommodating the demands of residents. The handbook presents the actions local governments must take to promote social values as five means, based on a new…

Handbook on Strengthening Resilience in Cities and Local Communities Through Innovation and Digital Government

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook introduces the reader to concepts, approaches, tools, exercises and innovative cases to Strengthen Resilience in Cities and Local Communities through Innovation and Digital Government. The handbook guides the reader towards roadmaps, policy toolkits, manuals and peer support to help cities and local communities better invest in practical action to strengthen resilience. This handbook builds on global good practices on effective…

Handbook on Digital Transformation in Local Government

| English | Local Governance | Global | Publication | UN DESA/DPIDG/UNPOG
This handbook is one in a series on Innovative Local Governance for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals developed by the United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) of the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the Korea Research Institute for Local Administration (KRILA). The series includes six…

The Report of SDG 16 Conference 2023

| English | Governance and Public Institutions | Global | Report | UN DESA/DPIDG
The report of the SDG 16 Conference 2023 is now available. The conference took place from 30 May to 1 June 2023 in Rome, Italy. It brought together representatives of governments, international organizations, civil society, youth and academia to identify solutions to accelerate progress towards SDG 16 and promote its role in supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. The Conference reviewed progress and challenges related to SDG 16,…

Asia-Pacific Governance Watch, Issue 238

| English | Governance and Public Institutions | Asia and the Pacific | Journal | RCOCI
This report covers the various topic of Asia and the Pacific governance, such as 1) government policy and legislation; 2) government system and civil services; 3) management, capacity building and innovation; 4) economic and social development and ICT; 5) public finance; and 6) private sector.

Asia-Pacific Governance Watch, Issue 237

| English | Governance and Public Institutions | Asia and the Pacific | Journal | RCOCI
This report covers the various topic of Asia and the Pacific governance, such as 1) government policy and legislation; 2) government system and civil services; 3) management, capacity building and innovation; 4) economic and social development and ICT; 5) public finance; and 6) private sector.