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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.

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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
24 September 2014
Call for 2014 Top Ten Global Smart City Outstanding Cases

To promote the cooperation and communication about smart city among the international society, the Organizing Committee of Global City Informatization Forum (GCIF) launches the activity to select “2014 Top Ten Global Smart City Outstanding Cases”, which is co-organized by Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Shanghai Smart City Construction Promotion Center, and the website www.people.com.cn. Please send the application materials to the Organizing Committee of GCIF before October 10, 2014 through email at houjiajia@sass.org.cn.

Click the links below for more information:
Announcement       Application Form      Preliminary Agenda
24 September 2014
CAFRAD High-Level Forum, 13 - 15 October 2014, Tangier, Morocco
CAFRAD and ACBF are organizing a Forum on Reform of Laws, Regulations, Infrastructures and Administrative Procedures relating to Elections “Strategies to be adopted to prevent electoral crises (Pre-, during and Post) in Africa”. It will be held in Tangier (Morocco) from 13 to 15 October 2014 
For more information click here.
22 September 2014
10th Biennial Conference of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration (CAPAM)
  The 10th Biennial Conference of the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration (CAPAM) will be held from October 19 – 21, 2014. This event which will be held in partnership with the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU), will take place at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya, Malaysia. 

For more information and to register, please visit, http://events.capam.org/.
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.

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Title: Agenda - Ministerial Workshop - Yerevan, Armenia - October 2014
Abstract: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Regional Hub of Civil Service (the Hub), the Academy of Public Service under the President of the Republic...
Document Content Type: Agenda
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Organization: DESA/ DPADM
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