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

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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.

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Workshop on e-Participation
Workshop on Smart Governance for Sustainable Development

Internship Opportunity
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is seeking an Information Systems and Communication Technology intern.

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Apply Now for the UN Public Service Awards 2015
  The Department of Economic and Social Affairs through the Division for Public Administration and Development Management is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the UN Public Service Awards 2015. The deadline is 31 October 2014.

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UN e-Government Survey Online Training Course Launched
With the recent publication of the UN e-Government Survey 2014, UNDESA has created an online training course to serve as a useful supplement to the biennual Survey. Through this online training course, the learner is introduced to the fundamentals of the Survey as well as its more complex elements. Upon completion, the user will not only have a Certificate, but also a greater insight into the goals of the Survey.

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Official Launch of the 2014 E-Government Survey
The Department of Economic and Social Affairs through the Division for Public Administration and Development Management is pleased to announce the launch of the United Nations E-Government Survey 2014: E-Government for the Future We Want.

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Press Release   eGovKB   Publication

Employment Opportunity: - Two Consultants for the IGF Secretariat
  DPADM is seeking two (2) writers, to attend certain main/focus sessions, and work with the Best Practices Consultants to integrate particular Best Practices summaries, in connection with the 9th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held on 2-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey.

To see the Terms of Reference, Writer 1 please click here and Writer 2 please click here.

Interested candidates should forward a completed P-11 form or CV to the IGF Secretariat at: vacancies@intgovforum.org by 30 July 2014.

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Employment Opportunity - Multiple Consultants for OGD initiatives Project in Latin America and Asia
DPADM is seeking multiple consultants for the project on Strengthening of Capacities of Developing Countries to Provide Access to Information for Sustainable Development through Open Government Data (OGD). The project objective is to demonstrate the potential and benefits of using OGD in advancing transparency, accountability and sustainable development in selected countries of Latin America and East Asia regions.

To see the Terms of Reference:

Interested candidates should forward the completed P-11 form and CV to ceban@un.org with copy to korekyan@un.org and cachola@un.org by 27 August 2014 (International consultant) and by 10 September 2014 (National consultants). To download a P-11 form, please click here.


Official Invitation to the Ninth Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum.
  Mr. WU Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, has issued an official invitation to the Ninth Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum on 2-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. The publication of this invitation to the IGF Website (http://www.intgovforum.org) also marks the start of the online registration for the ninth IGF meeting.

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Now Available: e-Course on Citizen Engagement and Preventing Corruption
UNPAN Online Training Centre now introduces its new course: Citizen Engagement and Preventing Corruption.

In this course, you will learn about:
Module 1: Corruption, prevention, accountability and trust 
Module 2: Involving citizens in governance 
Module 3: Enabling citizen involvement to prevent corruption
Module 4: Implementing strategies for involving citizens

To enroll, please click here.

Employment Opportunity -- Individual Contractor: Webex Coordinator for the Internet Governance Forum
  In preparation for the 9th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held on 1-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs/ Division for Public Administration and Development Management/Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is looking for an Individual Contractor who will be under the overall guidance of the Programme and Technology Manager of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat: Interested candidates can forward a completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to the IGF Secretariat at: vacancies@intgovforum.org by 15 July 2014.

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Employment Opportunity -- Individual Contractor: Webex Expert for the Internet Governance Forum Secr
  DPADM is seeking a Webex Expert in connection with the 9th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) to be held on 2-5 September 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.  Interested candidates can forward a completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to the IGF Secretariat at: vacancies@intgovforum.org by 15 July 2014.

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Employment Opportunity - Individual Contractor Announcement # IGFP-1799
  In preparation for the 9th Annual Meeting of the IGF to be held on 2-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Individual Contractor will be responsible for providing support to the IGF Secretariat on a range of tasks.  Also assisting in the other preparation activities for the 9th Annual Meeting of IGF in coordination with the IGF Programme and Technology Manager.

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