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2021 UN Public Service Awards

The  United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service. 
2021-06-23
English
Innovation and Service Delivery
Award Programme
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG

Internet Governance Forum 2020

The IGF brings various people and stakeholder groups to the table as equals to exchange information and share good policies and practices relating to the Internet and technologies. The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted online by the United Nations under the overarching theme Internet for human resilience and solidarity. The programme develops around the four main thematic tracks:  (1) Data; (2) Environment; (3) Inclusion; (4) Trust. 
2020-11-02 to 2020-11-17
English
Digital Government
Virtual Event
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG

Capacity Development Webinar on Strengthening the Role of Public Institutions in Achieving Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development

This Capacity Development Webinar on strengthening the role of public institutions in achieving poverty eradication and sustainable development aims to explore country experiences in achieving poverty reduction and eradication through strengthened public institutions, identify lessons learned and successful outcomes, and share recommendations on the way forward.
2020-10-16
English
Governance and Public Institutions
Webinar
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG

Compendium of Digital Government Initiatives in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

This compendium, prepared by the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), aims to capture emerging trends in digital responses of UN Member States against the COVID-19 pandemic, and provide a preliminary analysis of their main features.
2020-10-06
English
Digital Government
Publication
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG

Capacity Development Webinar on Leveraging Digital Government & Spearheading Innovative Digital Solutions to Address the COVID-19

The objective of the Webinar is to discuss challenges and share lessons learned in the Caribbean on how governments are addressing COVID-19 and what governance capacities are needed to confront the crisis. In particular, the Webinar will address the critical role of digital government in the Caribbean in the post COVID-19 era and how technology partnerships can be mobilized in the subregion in the fight against the pandemic.
2020-09-23
English
Digital Government
Webinar
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG

Sustainable Development Impact Summit

Taking place in the context of the United Nations General Assembly, the World Economic Forum’s fourth and, for the first time, fully virtual Sustainable Development Impact Summit will convene leaders from government, business, international organizations and civil society along with a diverse group of experts and innovators to initiate, accelerate and scale-up entrepreneurial solutions to tackle climate change and advance sustainable development.
2020-09-21 to 2020-09-24
English
Other
Webinar
Contributed by
WEF

International Review of Administrative Sciences, Volume 86 Issue 3

International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS) is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to academic and professional public administration. Founded in 1927 it is the oldest scholarly public administration journal specifically focused on comparative and international topics. IRAS seeks to shape the future agenda of public administration around the world by encouraging reflection on international comparisons, new techniques and approaches, the dialogue between academics and practitioners, and debates about the future of the field itself. 
2020-09
Chinese
English
French
Governance and Public Institutions
Journal
Contributed by
IIAS

Webinar on CJK Smart Cities: Synthesizing Smart City Initiatives

This webinar was the first step toward the establishment of a smart city cooperation platform among China, Japan, and Korea. Regional partnerships promoted knowledge exchange and joint strategies on smart city development in the lead up to the upcoming smart city forum for a broader community of cities and other stakeholders across CJK.
2020-08-05
Chinese
Japanese
Korean
Local Governance
Webinar
Contributed by
WeGO

E-Government Survey 2020

By surveying and studying broad patterns of digital government around the world, the United Nations E-Government Survey assesses the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies. The Survey supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind. 
2020-07-10
Arabic
Chinese
English
Russian
Digital Government
Publication
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG