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11 April 2016
The 15th Session of UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), 18-22 April, New York

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) will meet in New York, 18-22 April to discuss how to transform public institutions so as to best support the implementation and review of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Committee will reflect on how to elaborate and implement effective and innovative policies to realize the SDGs and review their impact. It will also reflect on how to ensure that priorities are established and decisions are made in a fair, inclusive and accountable manner . Another theme will be how to improve engagement and communication between Governments and various actors such as through access to information, and electronic and mobile solutions. On the agenda of the Committee are also ways to build trust in public administrations by addressing with corruption as well as efforts to develop transformative leadership and public servants' competencies. The recommendations of the Committee will support the work of the Economic and Social Council and contribute to the review of the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development on "Ensuring that no one is left behind". Click here for more information on the 15th Session of CEPA.
28 March 2016
Call for applications for the Pan-African Public Service Award (PPSA)
In the framework of fostering and encouraging the efforts to modernize the public administration in Africa, notably the improvement of public service for citizens, the Chairman of the Governing Board and the Director-General of the African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development (CAFRAD) launch the call for applications for the 2016 Pan-African Public Service Awards. This award, which will take place during the next Forum on Modernisation of Public Services and the Governing Board of CAFRAD, to be held on June 1st in Tangier, aims to encourage and motivate members of CAFRAD to come up with initiatives and innovative ideas designed to improve public services delivery quality.

For more information click here.  
17 March 2016
This Call for Applications: SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF)
  The SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF) announces the official launch of a Call for Applications. This Call for applications, is a rolling call which will remain open until 16 January 2017, the deadline for submission of applications. Member States may submit applications at any moment in time. Evaluation of applications will commence after every cut-off date. Three cut-off dates have been established for evaluation purposes, the first being 29 February 2016, the second being 22 July 2016 and the final being 16 January 2017. - Submitted by Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI)

For more information, please click here.

01 March 2016
Vacancy Announcement for the Appointment of the Director of ReSPA

The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) is an international organisation based in Danilovgrad, Montenegro, which has been entrusted with the mission of boosting regional cooperation in the field of public administration in the Western Balkans.

ReSPA seeks to achieve this mission through the organisation and delivery of training activities, high level conferences, networking events and publications; the overall objectives of which are to transfer new knowledge and skills as well as to facilitate the exchange of experiences both within the region and between the region and the EU Member States.

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) will be responsible for the recruitment process of ReSPA Director and is now seeking applications for this position.

Click here for a detailed vacancy announcement and additional information.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midnight (CET), Thursday, 31 March, 2016.
18 February 2016
2016 International Innovations Awards
  Submissions for the 2016 International Innovations Awards (IIA) are being accepted. The IIA celebrate the spirit of innovation in the public service by recognising organisations that have made significant contributions to governance and services in the public sector. - Submitted by Centre for Public Service Innovation (CPSI)

For more information, please click here.

18 February 2016
2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress, 20-23 September

The International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) and the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in close collaboration with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the Chinese Academy of Governance organize the 2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress in Chengdu, China, on 20 to 23 September. The Congress is devoted to the theme of Building Capacity for Sustainable Governance.

Click here to submit an abstract.
Click here to register.
09 February 2016
Featured News from ECLAC
By mid-2016, the number of inhabitants in Latin America will rise to 625 million, more than six million above the estimated total population in mid-2015, according to the latest population projections made by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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09 February 2016
Featured News from ECLAC
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Germany agreed on January 26, in Berlin through a convention signed by both parties that the new joint cooperation programme for the period 2016-2018 will be dedicated to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region.

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21 January 2016
Pan African Conference on Cultural Dimension of Administrative Reform in Africa
African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development
(CAFRAD) is organizing a Pan African Conference on “Cultural Dimension of Administrative Reform in Africa". It will be held in Tangier, Morocco from 25 to 27 January 2016.

For more information click here.
20 January 2016
Public Integrity Social Demand in Latin America
Video Message: Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), speaking on Public Integrity, social demand in the region as well as the work of the ECLAC creating and generating travel information society.

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