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30 April 2015
Call for Papers: 2015 EROPA Conference

Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration (EROPA) will hold its 2015 Annual Conference in Shanghai, China from October 17-21, 2015. The Organizing Committee cordially invites professionals, academics and practitioners, PhD students and young researchers in public administration in the eastern region and beyond to participate in the conference and make presentations.

For more information, please click here.
08 December 2014
2014 Global City Informatization Forum Co-organized by RCOCI

During 2014 Global City Informatization Forum co-organized by Regional Cooperation Office for City Informatization (RCOCI), participants from all around the world deeply discussed and actively brainstormed on the theme of “Smartness, Integration, Convergence”. We came up with a number of fantastic new concepts, ideas and approaches benefited from collective wisdom in terms of accelerating ICT innovation, deepening construction of smart cities, and informatizing a better life.

Please click here to view the brief conclusion report.

For more information about the forum, please click here
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
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/.
10 June 2014
Call for Manuscripts International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice
 

The Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana seeks submissions to its journal, the International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice. The journal has successfully published two issues, and seeks to publish manuscripts of interest to participants of the Regional Hub. The Regional Hub was established in 2013. The Hub was initiated through a joint project between the United Nations Development Programme and the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Hub has over 30 participating countries and 5 international organizations.

For more information click here.

24 January 2014
RCOCI Signed New Strategic Cooperation Agreement
On January 15, as backbones of RCOCI, Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences signed strategic agreement for future profound cooperation. The two parts will co-organize 2014 Global City Informatization Forum held in November, and the new website for the Forum was launched.

For more information, please click here.
08 November 2013
Congratulations! News of United States Has Reached its 1000 Pieces Milestone!
As an important part in the whole UNPAN system, Public Administration News has undergone steady development and the news of United States has reached another milestone, with its 1000 pieces of publication on North America Region, RCOCI is hereby happy to announce.
  • Top 3 most "clicked" regions brought by PA news: Asia-Pacific, Africa, North America
  • Top 5 countries with the largest number of PA news: South Africa, China, United States, India, Australia
It should be noticed, compared with the statistics issued one year ago, the number of news of United States has a sharp rise, exceeding India and popping into the top 3 list. Meanwhile, Australia’s news amount also greatly goes up, replacing Japan on the top 5 list.

19 July 2013
UNPAN-AP Editorial Department Publishes Documents on e-Gov and ICT Development
As a powerful tool for economic and social development, ICT aims at bridging the digital divide and aiding economic development by fostering equitable access to modern communications technologies. Recently UNPAN-AP Editorial Department collects and compiles about 150 documents on this specific topic, covering fields such as e-Gov, e-Commerce, e-Society, e-Security, Internet and Informatization Development. Please click here to read more.
Events
2016 EROPA Conference: "iGovernance: Innovative. Inclusive. Integrity-Based"
Oct 10, 2016 to Oct 14, 2016
Manila

Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration, Philippine Civil Service Commission
 
Documents
Overall Plan on Promoting the Construction of World-Class Universities and First-Class Disciplines
To comprehensively promote the construction of world-class universities and first-class disciplines, realize the historic leap of China from a big country to a powerful country in terms of higher education, this plan is hereby made.
14 April 2016
Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Combination of Health Care and Pension Services
To further promote the combination of health care and pension services, the opinions are hereby put forward.
14 April 2016
 
News
Myanmar Pledges to Promote, Protect Labor Rights
Myanmar has pledged to promote and protect labor rights, including ending forced labor and stronger enforcement of child labor law in the country, the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population said on Monday.
03 May 2016
Thai PM Says Minimum Wage Increase a Tough Job
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha conceded on Sunday that it's hard to raise the minimum daily wage, but the government will try to offer better healthcare treatments for workers. His message came as he chaired the Labor Day celebration of Thai workers at Sanam Luang this morning. In respond to significant complaints from the workers especially concerning the increase of the minimum wage, Prayut said he was ready to all the demands into consideration as to better their life quality. A random survey conducted by the Suan Dusit Poll of Suan Dusit University shows a majority of Thai workers feel upset about the country's low labor wage, which is not enough to cope with the high cost of living while the economy in a slump. According to the poll carried out on a total of 1,070 Thai workers, 84.5 percent of the respondents complained of low wages and low incomes; 78.5 percent complained of insufficient labor protection and welfare. As the minimum daily wage of Thai workers has been frozen at 300 baht per day for a few years, a batch of labor organizations have been calling for an increase to 360 baht per day nationwide to ease the hardship of farmers and working people whose income cannot meet their expenses.
03 May 2016
Vietnam: President Calls for More Efforts on Ethnic Minority Affairs
The Committee for Ethnic Affairs and related agencies should pay attention to implementing relevant resolutions and directives on ethnic affairs from the Party Central Committee, National Assembly and Government, President Trần Đại Quang said.
03 May 2016
 
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