Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM)
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Our Mission

Mission Statement

The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) provides secretariat support to the United Nations Programme on Public Administration and Development. It assists the Member States of the United Nations in fostering efficient, effective, transparent, accountable, clean and citizen-centered public governance, administration and services through innovation and technology to achieve the internationally agreed development goals including the MDGs.

Our Mandates

The mandates of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management are defined by resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly (GA) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.
The following resolutions and decisions are of particular relevance to the area of public administration.  They include reference to reports by the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, the Commission on Science and Technology for Development, and World Summit on the Information Society.

A - General Assembly
E - Economic and Social Council

Public Administration and Development

29 October 2013 - E/RES/2013/23
Resolution included in the Report of the 12th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
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18 September 2012 - E/RES/2012/28
Resolution included in the Report of the 11th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
8 April 2011 - E/2011/22
Resolution included in the Report of the 10th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
8 April 2011 - E/2011/2
Resolution included in the Report of the 9th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
21 Aug 2009 - E/2009/INF/2/Add.1
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
15 Aug 2008 - E/2008/32
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
10 Mar 2008 - A/RES/62/207
Resolution adopted by the General Assembly [on the report of the Second Committee (A/62/423/Add.3)] 
62/207. Human resources development 

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4 Jan 2008 - E/2007/38
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
28 Jul 2006 - E/2006/47
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]
17 Mar 2006 - A/RES/60/34
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]
26 Oct 2005 - E/RES/2005/55
[ Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish]
9 Jun 2005 - E/RES/2005/3
[Arabic| Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish]
8 Feb 2005 - A/RES/59/55
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish]
6 Aug 2004 - E/DEC/2004/302
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
11 Mar 2004 - A/RES/58/231
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish]
25 Jul 2003 - E/RES/2003/60
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
3 Jul 2003 - A/RES/57/270 B
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
7 Mar 2003 - A/RES/57/277
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
19 Dec 2002 - E/RES/2002/40
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
20 Dec 2002 - E/DEC/2002/201B
Appointment of the Committee Experts on Public Administration
28 Feb 2002 - A/RES/56/213
[Arabic | Chinese | English| French | Russian| Spanish ]
10 Jan 2002 - E/RES/2001/45
Restructuring and revitalization of the Group of Experts on the United Nations Programme in Public Administration and Finance
27 Jul 2000 - E/2000/231
Recommendations made by the Group of Experts on the United Nations Programme in Public Administration and Finance at its fifteenth meeting
23 Feb 1999 - A/RES/53/201
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
1 May 1996 - A/RES/50/225
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
28 Feb 1995 - A/RES/49/136
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish ]
24 May 1967 - E/RES/1199 ((XLII)
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23 Oct 1953 - A/RES/723 (VIII)
12 Jan 1952 - A/RES/518 (VI)
4 Dec 1948 - A/RES/246 (III)

United Nations Millennium Declaration

21 March 2011- E/2011/L.4
 Multi-year Programme of Work for the Annual Ministerial Reviews of the Economic and
Social Council for the Period 2012-2014

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17 Sept 2010 - A/65/L.1  [Para 78 (v)]
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]
27 Jun 2002 - A/RES/55/2
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]
27 Mar 2000 - A/54/2000 - Report of the Secretary-General

United Nations World Summit Outcome

14 Aug 2010E/2010/INF/2/Add.1 - 2010/2 - WSIS - Assessment of the Progress Made
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21 Aug 2009E/2009/INF/2/Add.1 - 2009/7 - WSIS - Assessment of the Progress Made
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11 Jun 2007 - A/62/89 - E/2007/76 - WSIS - Implementation and Follow-up of Outcomes
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15 Jun 2006 - E/2006/85 - WSIS - Recommendations and Follow-up Process
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24 Oct 2005 - A/RES/60/1
[Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish]

WSIS Geneva Declaration of Principles

18 Nov 2005 - Tunis Commitment - WSIS-05/TUNIS/DOC/7-E

15 Nov 2005 - Tunis Agenda for the Information Society - WSIS-05/TUNIS/DOC/6 (Rev. 1)-E
12 Dec 2003 - Declaration of Principles - Building the Information Society: a global challenge in the new MillenniumDocument - WSIS-03/GENEVA/DOC/4-E
 

ICTs for Development

 5 Feb 2013 - A/RES/67/195
Information and communication technologies for development
and other relevant resolutions for 2012
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6 Feb 2012 - A/RES/66/184
Information and communication technologies for development
Report of the Second Committee - Agenda Item 16 (WSIS)
 ArabicChineseEnglishFrenchRussian | Spanish
2 Feb 2011 - A/RES/65/141
Information and communication technologies for development
Report of the Second Committee - Agenda Item 17 (IGF)
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish
12 March 2010 - A/RES/64/212
Science and technology for development
Arabic | ChineseEnglishFrenchRussian |Spanish
9 Feb 2010 - A/RES/64/187
Information and communication technologies for development
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish
2 Dec 2009 - A/63/411
Information and communication technologies for development
Report of the Second Committee
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish
28 Oct 2009 - A/C.2/64/L.11
Building connectivity through the Trans-Eurasian Information Superhighway
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
28 Jan 2009 - A/RES/63/202
Information and communication technologies for development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
19 Dec 2008 - A/RES/63/202
Information and communication technologies for development
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
31 Jan 2008 - A/RES/62/182
Information and communication technologies for development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic
| Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
17 Mar 2006 - A/RES/60/34
Public administration and development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
7 Mar 2003 - A/RES/57/277
Public administration and development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
4 Mar 2003 - A/RES/57/295
Information and communication technologies for development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
4 Apr 2002 - A/RES/56/258
Meeting of the General Assembly devoted to information and communication technologies for development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish
29 Jan 2002 - A/RES/56/239
Information and communication technologies for development: resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian |Spanish

Action Against Corruption

28 Oct 2011 - Resolution 4/1 Adopted by the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption - Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruptiony
English

21 Nov 2003 - A/RES/58/4 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - United Nations Convention against Corruption
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish | German

22 Jan 2001 - A/RES/55/61 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - An Effective International Legal Instrument against Corruption
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish | German

25 Jan 2001 - A/RES/55/188 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - Preventing and Combating Corrupt Practices and Illegal Transfer of Funds and Repatriation of Such Funds to the Countries of Origin
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish | German

27 Jan 2002 - A/RES/54/205 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - Prevention of Corrupt Practices and Illegal Transfer of Funds
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish | German

25 Jan 1999 - A/RES/53/176 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - Action against Corruption and Bribery in International Commercial Transactions
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

2 Feb 1998 - A/RES/52/87 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - International Cooperation against Corruption and Bribery in International Commercial Transactions
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish

21 Feb 1997 - A/RES/51/191 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - International Cooperation against Corruption and Bribery in International Commercial Transactions
Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian| Spanish

28 Jan 1997 - A/RES/51/59 - Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly - Action against Corruption -Annex: United Nations International Code of Conduct for Public Officials
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International Cooperation in Tax Matters

15 Aug 2000 - E/2000/INF/2/Add.2

Developing Human Resources for Development

23 Mar 2010 - A/RES/64/218
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20 Dec 1995 - A/RES/50/105

Business and Development

22 Dec 1999 - A/RES/54/204
18 Dec 1997 - A/RES/52/209
20 Dec 1995 - A/RES/50/106

Support by the United Nations System of the Efforts of Governments to Promote and
Consolidate New or Restored Democracies

24 Nov 2003 - A/RES/58/13
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