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01 October 2014
New Publication in the DPADM e-Library

Good Practices and Innovations in Public Governance - United Nations Public Service Awards Winners, 2012-2013 is now available in the DPADM e-Library. This publication provides an overview of 145 successful innovations in governance and public administration from 50 countries that received the United Nations Public Service Awards, which is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service.

Click here to download this publication.
29 September 2014
2014 Global e-Government Forum, 6-8 October, Astana, Kazakhstan

The 2014 Global e-Government Forum entitled "“Smart Governance for Sustainable Development: New Opportunities for Partnerships in the Networked Society”, which will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan from 6 to 8 October, is organized by the E-Government Branch (EGB) of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in partnership with Agency for Communication and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan.  Within the framework of this Forum, DPADM's Development Management Branch (DMB) is organizing one of the four parallel workshops (maybe link to their workshop). The Global Forum  will provide an opportunity to participants from around the world to exchange knowledge on how to promote smart governance through plenary sessions, four parallel workshops, a ministerial round-table and study tours. During the Forum, the awardees of the 2014 UN e-Government Survey Special Awards will be recognised during a high-level ceremony. Over 700 participants are expected to attend the event.  

For further information, please visit: www.unpan.org/GeGF/2014
18 September 2014
Formal/Informal Institutions for Citizen Engagement for Implementing the Post2015 Development Agenda

Leading experts from academia, government and civil society organizations will meet in Paris, France, on 20 and 21 October at a meeting on Formal/Informal Institutions for Citizen Engagement for implementing the Post 2015 Development Agenda. The Expert Group Meeting, organized by The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), through its Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) in collaboration with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia(ESCWA), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), will examine ways in which governments can leverage opportunities for collaboration with non-State actors to better address sustainable development challenges.

For more information, please click here.
15 September 2014
Uruguay President Praises 2014 United Nations E-Government Survey
The Office of President José Mujica of Uruguay hosted a special event on 5 September 2014 in recognition of the country’s e-government achievements in line with the results of the 2014 United Nations E-Government Survey. The President indicated Uruguay’s use of the Survey to access global e-government practices and to obtain concrete policy guidance. The President further noted that e-government is indeed irreversible and has become a key agent for State transformation.

Click here to read more.
02 September 2014
8th Internet Governance Forum Report Now Available
In October 2013 Internet governance experts, civil society, government and intergovernmental organizations' officials, members of the academic and technical communities, private sector representatives and citizens gathered in Bali, Indonesia, for the 8th meeting of the Internet Governance Forum. The Report of this meeting titled Building Bridges: Enhancing Multistakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development is now available in DPADM e-Library.

To read the Report, please click here.
02 September 2014
The Ninth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum Press Release is Now Available
The Official Press Release for the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is now available on UNPAN.

Click here to view. 

02 September 2014
Employment Opportunity
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is seeking an individual contractor for Centre for Innovation on e-Government Development.

For more information on this opportunity please click here
Click here to download P-11 form.
29 August 2014
Remote Participation IGF 2014
The 9th annual IGF meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014, with an overarching theme of "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance".  All main/focus sessions, workshops, dynamic coalitions, open forums and best practice forums will have webcast, captioning and remote participation using the WebEX interface. During the event, links to the workshops will be available on the first page of IGF website for each day. The password to all the virtual rooms is IGF14

Click to read more about Important Information and Instruction Manual on IGF Remote Participation.
28 August 2014
Now Available: The United Nations E-Government Survey 2014 - Chinese Edition

The United Nations E-Government Survey 2014: E-Government for the future we want is now available in Chinese. This publication presents a systematic assessment of the use and potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to transform the public sector by enhancing its efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, accountability, as well as access to public services and citizen participation.

Click here to download the United Nations E-Government Survey 2014 in Chinese.
22 August 2014
2014 Global e-Government Forum, Astana, Kazakhstan, 6 to 8 October 2014
  The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), in partnership with the Agency for Communications and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, is organizing the United Nations Global e-Government Forum 2014, which will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on 6-8 October 2014. This high-level event will feature the 2014 UN e-Government Survey Award, a number of highly interactive parallel capacity-building workshops, a ministerial round-table and study tours.

For more information, click on the links below:
Workshop on e-Participation
Workshop on Smart Governance for Sustainable Development
Events
 
Documents
2015 UNPSA - Awards Ceremony - Closing Remarks by Mr. Wu Hongbo, USG
2015 UNPSA - Awards Ceremony - Closing Remarks by Mr. Wu Hongbo, USG
15 September 2014
La evolución de los servicios civiles centroamericanos y el desarrollo de las capacidades estratégicas para su profesionalización
A partir de los resultados obtenidos recientemente en el segundo barómetro de la profesionalización de los servicios civiles de Centroamérica y República Dominicana, se analiza la evolución de los servicios civiles en los siete países en el período 2004-2012, caracterizado en la subregión por contar con políticas meritocráticas y flexibles. se revisan los avances logrados y los desafíos todavía pendientes en los servicios civiles de los siete países.
15 September 2014
 
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