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

2020-10-16
English
Governance and Public Institutions
Webinar
Global
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG
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.

Global Smart Cities 2020 - Humanity, Technology and Sustainability

2020-10-16
English
Governance and Public Institutions
Publication
Global
Contributed by
RCOCI
This report builds a “5+1” evaluation model for global smart cities, and provides five quantitative indicators, namely smart infrastructure, smart economy, smart services, smart governance, and smart innovation, plus one qualitative indicator "smart reputation", a total of six dimensions of comparison, attempts to set a benchmark for global smart cities, and provides diversified solutions for the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDG 2030) proposed by the United Nations in 2015 as well. The results show that global smart cities can be divided into three levels: "leading", "advanced" and "following". London, New York and Singapore are in the leading position and the star cities in this ranking. They have maintained a leading position in almost every aspect of smart cities and have become role models for other cities around the world.

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

2020-10-06
English
Digital Government
Publication
Global
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG
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.

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

2020-09-23
English
Digital Government
Webinar
Global
Contributed by
UN DESA/DPIDG
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.

Sustainable Development Impact Summit

2020-09-21 to 2020-09-24
English
Other
Webinar
Global
Contributed by
WEF
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.