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19 November 2014
Seminar on "Is there a Role for Net Neutrality in the Sustainable Development Agenda?"
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management of UNDESA is organizing on 19 November a Seminar on "Is there a Role for Net Neutrality in the Sustainable Development Agenda?". We invite you to participate remotely in this Seminar via Webex.

URL: https://un.webex.com
Meeting number: 793 535 646
Meeting password: Meet1234
18 November 2014
Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing Access to and Security of ICTs
Remote participation via WEBEX is available for Special Event on Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing Access to and Security of ICTs. 

To join, click here on 18 November 2014, 3-6PM:

Meeting number: 797 952 127
Meeting password: Meet1234
18 November 2014
Employment Opportunity
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is seeking a Consultant to work with the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat to prepare the IGF 2014 report. 

Interested candidates are invited to send a completed P-11 form, a CV, a relevant selected bibliography and a cover letter to the IGF Secretariat, at vacancies@intgovforum.org, by 23 November 2014.

For more information on this opportunity please click here.

Click here to download P-11 form. 
13 November 2014
Special Event on ICT and E-Government in Small Island Developing States

DPADM is organizing a Special Event on 14 November to explore how Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can benefit from ICT and e-government to address the specific challenges they face. 

Pursuing sustainable development presents particular difficulties for small states in geographical isolation. SIDS struggle with issues such as high population density, wide geographical dispersion, limited access to but excessive dependence on resources and markets, costly infrastructure provision, and special vulnerability to natural disasters and the effects of climate change.

Watch live webcast on Friday, 14 November at 3:00PM (ET).

For more information, please click here.

If you would like to address a question to the panel, submit it here.
11 November 2014
Now Available: e-Course on E-Government Uptake: The Demand Side of the Equation

UNPAN Online Training Centre now introduces its new course: E-Government Uptake: The Demand Side of the Equation. This course, primarily created for government policymakers and practitioners, as well as students of e-government issues, will contribute to learning and knowledge enhancement.

To enroll, please click here.
06 November 2014
Now Available: METEP - Russian and Kazakh Editions

Russian and Kazakh-language editions of DMB's e-participation tool, known as 'METEP' (Measurement and Evaluation Tool for Engagement and e-Participation), are now available to the general public.

The purpose of METEP, a self-assessment survey primarily aimed at government officials, is to raise awareness of policies and best practices on citizen engagement through Information Communication Technologies (ICTs). The new Russian and Kazakh versions were first used during the national capacity building workshop held by DMB in Astana, Kazakhstan, in early October 2014.

Click to view: English (e-version), Russian, Kazakh.
05 November 2014
CAFRAD Forum on Innovations and Major Changes Introduced for a Better Management of Public Accounts
CAFRAD and ACBF are organizing a Forum on Assessment of Reforms of Audit Offices and Institutions of Public Accounts Control in Africa “Innovations and Major Changes Introduced for a Better Management of Public Accounts”. It will be held in Tangier (Morocco) from 01 to 03 December 2014
 
For more information click here.
05 November 2014
Employment Opportunity

Division for Public Administration and Development Management is seeking a Consultant (editor/writer)  to assist in systematic review of cutting edge publications on public administration and good governance and emerging trends in innovation, paradigm shifts, and renewed public expectations in governance and public administration. 

For more information on this opportunity please click here.

Click here  to download P-11 form.

Please send the application to Elvira Cachola, cachola@un.org and copy to Ms. Arpine Korekyan, korekyan@un.org  

Deadline for the submission of application is 16 November 2014.

04 November 2014
Special Event on Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

ECOSOC and DPADM will organize a Special Event on Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Enhancing access to and security of ICTs on Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ during ECOSOC's Coordination and Management Meeting. The objective of the panel is to facilitate discussions among Member States in order to identify challenges and opportunities as well as sharing experiences on building trust and security in the digital world for sustainable development. To this end, the panel will engage distinguished experts, private sector representatives and development actors to present their perspectives and concrete suggestions. 

See the Calendar Event for more details.
03 November 2014
ReSPA Becomes the First UNPAN Partner from the Western Balkans
The Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA) has become the first United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN) Partner from the Western Balkans after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with DPADM on 31 October 2014. The signing of the MoU took place at the annual ReSPA Ministerial Governing Board Meeting in Skopje.

Click here to read more.
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Abstract: “Voices against Violence” is a co-educational curriculum developed by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and UN Women, with inputs from young people. Designed for various age groups ranging from 5 to 25 years, it provides young people...
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