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28 September 2016
AIF Call for IPA 2017 Applications - African Innovation: Investing in Prosperity

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) driver of The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) is pleased to announce the launch of the sixth edition of the IPA awards by calling for applications to the prestigious competition. The competition once again offers Africa’s top crop of innovators a share in a grand prize of US$150 000 and additional scalable entrepreneurial opportunities. Enterprises and individuals that have invested in delivering market-oriented solutions for African-led development are especially invited to take part in the competition. - Contributed by CPSI.

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06 September 2016
2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: Institutions and Sustainable Development
 

This note by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs summarizes the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development deliberations on Sustainable Development Goal implementation from an institutional perspective. Read more.
05 August 2016
The United Nations E-Government Survey 2016 is Now Available in Chinese

The United Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development is now available in Chinese. The Survey presents a systematic assessment of the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to transform the public sector by enhancing its efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, inclusiveness and supporting access to public services and citizen participation.

Click here to download the United Nations E-Government Survey 2016 in Chinese.
29 July 2016
Official Launch of the 2016 United Nations 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 2016: E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development.

Please click on the links below to view:
Press Release     E-Government Database    Publication
15 July 2016
UCT Graduate School of Business Calls for African Business Leaders to Apply for Scholarship
  The UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) is inviting motivated leaders from across Africa, with a track record of action who would like an injection of skills to help them go further to apply for one of several scholarships available at the school in 2017.

For more information, please click here.

Submitted by CPSI

23 June 2016
Press Release: 2016 UN Public Service Day.

New York, 23 June—Emphasizing the critical role that public institutions must play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations will mark 2016 United Nations Public Service Day today by focusing on how to mobilize public institutions for the implementation of the SDGs. Read more.
23 May 2016
GAP Innovation Competitions
The GAP Innovation Competitions are looking for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs that are working on novel ideas that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens. Categories are in the ICT, Medical, Biosciences and Green economy. All interested parties are required to submit their applications by 2 June 2016.

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23 May 2016
2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards
  Government departments and public entities are invited to enter now for the 2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards. In support of the achievement of Africa’s Aspirations for 2063, the 2016 All Africa Public Sector Innovation Awards will recognise innovations in the following three categories:
  • Innovative Service Delivery Institutions
  • Innovative Partnerships in Service Delivery
  • Innovations in the Systems and Processes of Governance

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23 May 2016
12th Pan-African Ministerial Forum on the Modernization of Public Services and State Institutions
The Ministry of Public Service and Modernization of the Administration of the Kingdom of Morocco, CAFRAD and ACBF are organizing form the 31st of May to the 1st of June 2016, the 12th Pan-African Ministerial Forum on the Modernization of Public Services and State Institutions. The theme of this meeting will be “The Cultural Dimension of Responsible Public Governance in the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals”

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04 May 2016
Remote Participation for the 2016 WSIS Forum Facilitation Meetings
  DPADM/UNDESA and ITU will be organizing two facilitation meetings during the 2016 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum. The themes of meetings will be “The Role of Public Authorities and Global/Regional Cooperation in Ensuring that No One is Left Behind in the Information Society” and “How e-Government can ensure that no one is left behind in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”. The facilitation meetings will provide a platform for participants to exchange information and experiences; to identify priority areas for implementation within the Action Lines and to explore synergies among different stakeholders for more effective knowledge sharing and collaboration in the implementation process. Remote participation is available. Click the title of each meeting for more information.
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Title: Role of Governments and All Stakeholders in Mobilizing ICTs for Sustainable Development
Abstract: Biographies of Speakers for the side event "Role of Governments and All Stakeholders in Mobilizing ICTs for Sustainable Development", during the Second Committee Meeting of the 71st General Assembly, New York, 13 October 2016
Document Content Type: Attendance/Participation
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