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Central American Journal of Public Administration, No. 80 (January-June 2021)

| Spanish | Governance and public administration | Americas | Journal | IPAC/IAPC
This edition of the Central American Journal of Public Administration offers a series of reflections and lessons learned about the Asia-Pacific region in the current international context, characterized by the constant transformation of socio-political and economic structures. The geopolitical importance of the Asian region has permeated the mental structures of how to think about international relations between States, motivating the production…

ICAP Central American Notebooks, No. 32 (April 2021)

| Spanish | Governance and Public Institutions | Americas | Publication | ICAP
In this issue, developed by Dr. Caryl Alonso Jiménez, it summarizes around 5 years of research and proposes a global approach to the issue of decentralization in the region, beginning with a historical review of the modernization processes of Central American States and how each implemented their own understanding of the concept.   In addition, the author continues with a two-level analysis; reviewing the tools, characteristics and indicators…

Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s 2020 Annual Conference: Building the New Normal

| English | Local Governance | Americas | Webinar | IPAC/IAPC
While this year's conference will be different in many ways, we look forward to collaborating, networking and learning virtually.We want to thank our partners, stakeholders, vendors, speakers and dedicated volunteers for their support, commitment and understanding as we transition this year's annual conference online.  This year's conference theme, Building the New Normal , will be held virtually and will tackle the public sectors latest…

International Virtual Conference on the Chilean Experience During the Pandemic

| English | Participation and Accountability | Americas | Webinar | CLAD
The Secretary General of CLAD began the activity by highlighting the work carried out by the representatives of the CLAD member countries to share the experiences of their countries during the pandemic. He pointed out that so far more than half of the 23 countries that are part of the organization have joined this activity, explaining and discussing their experiences and measures taken to face the crisis generated by Covid-19.   Weber…

From Colonization to Reconciliation: Increasing the Collaborative Capacity of Public Servants

| English | Spanish | Leadership and Public Servants’ Capacities | Americas | Publication | IPAC/IAPC
In call to action 57, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls upon federal, provincial, and territorial governments to enhance the skills and knowledge of public servants. Leveraging collaboration theory and collaborative capacity, this article delves deeper into the skills, attitudes, and knowledge required of public servants who regularly work with First Nations organizations and governments. Using findings from a health care…

Planning for Disaster Risk Reduction within the Framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

| Spanish | Governance and Public Institutions | Americas | Publication | ECLAC
A disaster can lead to setbacks in the economic and social progress achieved by countries over the decades, and its effects can be exacerbated in the case of the most vulnerable groups. The severity of the impact will depend on the ability of countries to detect and overcome their vulnerabilities. This document, especially aimed at policymakers, shows how, through development planning, the foundations for a comprehensive approach can be laid,…

Comprehensive Performance Indicators of the Public Sector

| English | Spanish | Leadership and Public Servants’ Capacities | Americas | Publication | CLAD
The monitoring and evaluation information is conditioned on a series of factors in order to be used effectively. Various studies bear witness to rather formal uses - such as information that accompanies accountability to Congress and annual management reports of the agencies - but there is less emphasis on uses for the use of learning and for the allocation of spending (Cunill and Ospina 2008) (Villarreal, July, 2007).   This study starts…

IPAC Award For Innovative Management Award

| English | Innovation and Service Delivery | Americas | Award Programme | IPAC/IAPC
The IPAC Award for Innovative Management Award aims to recognize and encourage innovation in all public organizations and across all orders of governments. It also provides an opportunity to share these good ideas with others. Past award recipients have developed new approaches to combat homelessness, tax fraud, and improve opportunities for Aboriginal communities.   Every year, the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)…

Virtual HR 2020: Building A New Vision Together Reached Record-Breaking Attendance

| English | Local Governance | Americas | Webinar | ECLAC
HR 2020: Building A New Vision Together, held October 21-22, delivered inspiring keynotes, hot-topic panel discussions, and networking opportunities to public sector HR professionals from across the country. Dr. Kevin Snyder kicked off the event with his energetic and engaging opening keynote, reminding the audience that adversity does not define us, but reveals opportunities to grow. With an uplifting and empowering call to revisit goals and…

Building a New Future: Transformative Recovery with Equality and Sustainability

| English | Leadership and Public Servants’ Capacities | Americas | ECLAC
This document, presented by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to its member States at its thirty-eighth session, argues that Latin America and the Caribbean is in a position to move towards a “big push for sustainability” through a combination of economic, industrial, social and environmental policies capable of driving a recovery with equality and sustainability and relaunching development in the region. The…

International Course “The Public Servant as a Trainer. Module: New Learning Scenarios in Public Organizations ”

| English | Local Governance | Americas | Training Course | CLAD
The CLAD School , within the framework of the 2020 Academic Program ,  together with the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP) of the Republic of Argentina, opens the call to receive applications for the International Course: “The public servant as a trainer. Module: new learning scenarios in public organizations ” , of virtual modality ( INAP Campus ), to be carried out from November 9 to 27, 2020.   Overall objective: That…

The American Review of Public Administration (ARPA)

| English | Governance and Public Institutions | Americas | Journal | ECLAC
This article argues that public administrators must advance a more equity-based assessment of vulnerabilities in American communities and more risk-based communication strategies. It provides an overview of partisan motivated reasoning, how this has influenced the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Experimental evidence then demonstrates how the framing of the pandemic can influence trust in various public messengers. The coronavirus pandemic…