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20 November 2017
2018 Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences


  
The call-for-papers for the 2018 IIAS Congress, to be held in Tunis on June 25-29, has been recently published on the Congress website. Submissions are now open, and can be made here. More information is also available on these two documents: Public Service Delivery; Call for Papers.

                       

                   
09 November 2017
Public Policies and Innovation for Sustainable Development in Latin America
The Latin American Center for Administration for Development (CLAD) and the Government of Spain, through the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration and the National Institute of Public Administration (INAP), will organize in cooperation with DESA/DPADM and other partners the XXII International Congress of CLAD on Reform of the State and Public Administration to be held in Madrid, Spain, from November 14 to 17, 2017.  DESA/DPADM will organize a Ministerial Roundtable  titled "Public Policies and Innovation for Sustainable Development in Latin America" within the context of the above mentioned Congress on the Reform of the State and Public Administration. More information here.         
05 November 2017
AAPAM 38th Capacity Development Roundtable Conference
UNDESA/DPADM will organize two workshops during the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) 38th Capacity Development Roundtable Conference The two workshops address the topics of “Developing competences for the future to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs” and “Developing transformative leadership in Africa’s public-sector institutions: integrating the SDGs in the curricula of the Management Development Institutes”. The Conference will be held in El Jadida, Kingdom of Morocco, from 6 to 10 November.  It is on the overall theme “A Transformed Leadership: Managing National Resources to achieve the Objectives of Africa Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals”. More information can be found here.         
19 October 2017
EGM on Integrating Sustainable Development and Peace in Post-conflict Situations
DPADM organized an Expert Group Meeting on Integrating Sustainable Development and Peace in Post-conflict Situations on 25 October at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The meeting examined innovative governance approaches to enhance recovery and state-building for sustainable peace and development both at the national and local levels. It informed the preparations of the World Public Sector Report 2017 through exchange of experiences among UN Agencies and experts on the role of public institutions and public administration to integrate sustainable development and peace in post-conflict situations.

The meeting's agenda and other relevant information can be found here.
05 October 2017
Expert Group Meeting on Integrated Approaches to International Migrations

DPADM organized an Expert Group Meeting on Integrated Approaches to International Migrations, on 1st November in Conference Room 8 of the United Nations Conference Building. It sought to collect inputs of experts and representatives of the United Nations and other organizations and individual experts from around the world on how public administration can link international migrations with effective and inclusive implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The meeting aimed to inform the preparation of the World Public Sector Report 2017

The concept note of the meeting and other relevant information can be found here.

05 September 2017
2018 IIAS Congress - Call for Panels

The 2018 Congress of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) will take place at the National School of Administration in Tunis, Tunisia, on 25-29 June 2018. The event will focus on the theme of administrative resilience and will address the question of how governance systems can address contemporary societal challenges. All interested parties are invited to submit a panel proposal for the Congress by 15 September.

Click here for more information. 
29 August 2017
World Public Sector Report 2017 - Call for contributions.
UNDESA/DPADM invites experts, practitioners, scientists and researchers to contribute to the WPSR 2017 that will examine how governments, public institutions and public administration can foster integrated approaches to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. Deadline for submission is 30 August 2017.  

Click here for more information.
06 August 2017
Nomination of CEPA members 2018 - 2021

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has approved the nomination of 24 experts of the Committee of the Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) for a term of office beginning in 2018 and ending in 2021. CEPA is a subsidiary advisory body of ECOSOC. The members are nominated in their personal capacity by the Secretary-General and are appointed by ECOSOC for a period of four years. The Committee is responsible for supporting the work of ECOSOC concerning the promotion and development of public administration and governance among Member States notably in relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and in support of the implementation and progress reviews of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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19 July 2017
Compendium of National Institutional Arrangements for implementing the 2030 Agenda for SDGs

This pilot version of the Compendium of National Institutional Arrangements for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development takes stock of the institutional arrangements being adopted by a sample of Member States as they take the initial steps in implementing the SDGs. By reflecting the different approaches taken by countries facing different contexts and circumstances, the compendium aims to facilitate exchanges on institutional practices among governments and other stakeholders, thereby helping them to identify institutional arrangements that may be conducive to supporting the realization of the SDGs. It is prepared by the Department for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (Division for Public Administration and Sustainable Development) and covers the 22 UN Member States who chose to voluntarily present their reviews of progress on the SDGs at the 2016 high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF). They were: China, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Madagascar, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Norway, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda and Venezuela.

Click here for compendium.
18 July 2017
SAI Leadership and Stakeholder Meeting - Audit of Preparedness for Implementation of the SDGs

 A meeting of supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) leadership and stakeholders on “Auditing preparedness for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” will take place from 20 to 21 July 2017 at UNHQ, jointly organised by UNDESA and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI). The meeting will foster substantive discussions and knowledge-sharing on auditing critical issues related to preparedness for SDG implementation, including the integration of the 2030 Agenda in national contexts, inclusiveness and stakeholder engagement, capacities and means of implementation, and monitoring, follow-up, review and reporting on progress on the 2030 Agenda. The outcomes of the meeting will inform ongoing initiatives to support SDG implementation, follow-up and review undertaken by INTOSAI and its members SAIs and SDG follow-up processes. Over 100 participants, including SAI leadership, government officials, and selected representatives from civil society, UN system agencies and other stakeholders will participate. Click here for more information.
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Documents
UNPAN Newsletter - Volume 16, Issue II July 2017
UNPAN Newsletter - Volume 16, Issue II July 2017
19 September 2017
16th Session of CEPA - Resolution Adopted by the Economic and Social Council (Spanish) (E/RES/2017/23)
16th Session of CEPA - Resolution Adopted by the Economic and Social Council (Spanish) (E/RES/2017/23)
19 September 2017
 
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