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17 February 2015
e-Discussion on the 2015 ECOSOC Theme
You are cordinally invited to join the e-discussion on the 2015 ECOSOC Theme of “Managing the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the sustainable development goals: What it will take”. The e-discussion will take place 17 February to 17 March 2015. 

The purpose of the e-discussion is to engage policymakers, experts, practitioners and stakeholder groups in a global dialogue on specific aspects of the 2015 ECOSOC theme. It consists of four concurrently running thematic windows, each led by an expert moderator. The thematic windows address: i) policy choices and mindset change for an integrated agenda;  ii) adaptation by institutions and structures; iii) partnerships for the implementation of the SDGs and the post-2015 agenda; and iv) monitoring and review.  

The e-discussion is co-ordinated and organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). The DESA/Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination is leading the e-discussion for DESA, with substantive support provided by the DESA/Division for Public Administration and Development Management. 

Participants may join at http://www.unteamworks.org/amr2015
12 February 2015
Call for Workshop Proposals
  The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat is issuing a call for workshop proposals for the IGF 2015 meeting. Interested individuals and entities are kindly asked to submit workshop proposals through the online form which will be available on the IGF website from 9 March 2015. The deadline for submission is 30 March 2015. Meanwhile, workshop proponents are invited to consult the template of the submission form, the Guidelines for workshop proposals, as well as the MAG workshop review and evaluation process.  
11 February 2015
UNPAN Newsletter Spring 2015 Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 1 - Spring 2015 is now available. Please click here to view.
06 February 2015
Employment Opportunity

DPADM is seeking an experienced Conference Coordinator in preparation of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 10th Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10-13 November 2015.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send the completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to vacancies@intgovforum.org by 16 February 2015

Click here to download P-11 form.

06 February 2015
Employment Opportunity

DPADM is seeking a senior policy consultant for the Geneva-based Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat. The mandate of the IGF is to discuss the main public policy issues related to Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the Internet.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send the completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to vacancies@intgovforum.org by 16 February 2015

Click here to download P-11 form.

26 January 2015
The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DESA/DPADM) organised a panel on “The Independent Oversight Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda” in New York on 21 January 2015 in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Austria, the Kingdom of Morocco, and the Republic of Korea. Read more.
19 January 2015
The Independent Oversight Role of SAIs in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the broad context of intergovernmental deliberations on the post-2015 development agenda, the Permanent Missions of Austria, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA/DPADM) are co-organizing a panel discussion on 21 January 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York, focusing on the independent oversight role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in implementing the post-2015 development agenda. 

For more information, please click here.

12 January 2015
Employment Opportunity
DPADM is seeking national consultants for the project on Strengthening of Capacities of Developing Countries to Provide Access to Information for Sustainable Development through Open Government Data (OGD). The project objective is to demonstrate the potential and benefits of using OGD in advancing transparency, accountability and sustainable development in selected countries of Latin America and East Asia regions.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should forward the completed P-11 form and CV to cachola@un.org with copy to korekyan@un.org and ceban@un.org by 25 January 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.

07 January 2015
Preparatory Process of the United Nations E-Government Survey 2016
As part of the preparatory process for the upcoming 2016 United Nations E-Government Survey, the Division for Public Administration and Development Management is organizing multiple consultative meetings on "E-Government for Sustainable Development" in response to requests from Member States for a more inclusive, open and participatory approach in the design of the Survey. In collaboration with a number of regional hosts, the meetings aims to provide a valuable opportunity to discuss emerging trends, innovative practices and challenges of e-government, and to gather suggestions for enhancing the 2016 Survey.

For more information, please click here.
31 December 2014
UNPOG In-house Seminar on E-government for Disaster Risk Management

On 29 December 2014 (Tuesday), the in-house seminar on e-government for disaster risk management was held in the United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG). This seminar was organized as the prior consultation meeting before the UNPOG’s joint training workshop with United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) in March 2015 in Songdo, Republic of Korea, with the title of “Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Management Using E-Government”.

For more information, please click here.
Events
 
Documents
UNPAN Newsletter - Volume 13, Issue 1 Spring 2015
UNPAN Newsletter - Volume 13, Issue 1 Spring 2015
11 February 2015
CEPA 2015 - Redefining Relationships and Responsibilities to Support Participatory Governance and Responsive Public Service Delivery, Including through e-Solutions (E/C.16/2015/3) (Chinese)
CEPA 2015 - Redefining Relationships and Responsibilities to Support Participatory Governance and Responsive Public Service Delivery, Including through e-Solutions (E/C.16/2015/3) (Chinese)
11 February 2015
 
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