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22 April 2015
Good governance at the heart of new sustainability agenda
New York, 21 April – In preparation for the new sustainable development agenda that is expected to be adopted this September at the Special Summit on Sustainable Development, public administration experts are gathering at the UN to examine measures to ensure good governance, which is seen as the cornerstone of efforts to implement the new global goals. 

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21 April 2015
South-South News Coverage for CEPA 14th Session

News coverage with South-South News for the opening of the 14th Session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration held on Monday, 20th April, 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters.

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20 April 2015
Culture Key to Global Sustainable Development - High-level Panel Discussion and Luncheon
  How can global cultural partnerships better support peace, harmony, social cohesion, as well as cooperative initiatives in support of local, national, regional and global sustainability? The China Energy Fund Committee (CEFC), an ECOSOC-accredited NGO, and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), will be co-organizing a High-level Panel Discussion and Luncheon at the United Nations, focusing on culture as an enabler of sustainable development.

The High-level Panel Discussion and Luncheon will be held from 1:15 to 2:30 pm, Tuesday, 21 April 2015, in the Delegates Dining Room, United Nations Headquarters New York.

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14 April 2015
14th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 20-24 April, UNHQ

The 14th Session of Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) will be held in United Nations Headquarters from 20-24 April 2015. This event, which will focus on the theme of “Building Trust in Government in Pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals: What will it take?” is organized by the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

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31 March 2015
Employment Opportunity - IGF Senior Consultant (Re-advertised)
DPADM is seeking a senior policy consultant for the Geneva-based Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat. The mandate of the IGF is to discuss the main public policy issues related to Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the Internet.
Please click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send a completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to vacancies@intgovforum.org by 13 April 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.
26 March 2015
Employment Opportunity - Information Technology Assistant
DPADM is seeking applicants with a minimum of five years of experience in the information technology field or related area. Experience in maintaining web pages is a requirement. Candidates with experience with Microsoft SQL, HTML, MS Server Management, CSS, Javascript, DNN, C# and asp.net is desirable. 

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16 March 2015
Employment Opportunity - Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Consultants
DPADM is seeking two international consultants in connection with the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Annual Meeting, to take place in João Pessoa, Brazil, 10-13 November 2015. The consultants will be responsible for documenting separate “Best Practices” sessions of the meeting as well as preparing substantive papers related to the sessions.

For more information, please see the Terms of Reference for Vacancies IGFP-1900 and IGFP-1899.

Interested candidates should send a completed P-11 form, resume and relevant selected bibliography to the IGF Secretariat at:vacancies@intgovforum.org  by 23 March 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.
10 March 2015
Commonwealth e-Governance Forum 2015
The Commonwealth e-Governance Forum 2015 will take place 24-25 March 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda on the theme of Smart Governance through Networked Government. The event will showcase innovative e-Governance services, examine new technologies and facilitate knowledge exchange. Key topics covered include open data for transparent governance, e-health, e-voting, m-governance and cloud services for governance. Speakers from DPADM/UNDESA will discuss the theme of E-Government for Sustainable Development: the Road Ahead.

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10 March 2015
Accountability for Sustainable Development

There is a growing recognition of the necessity to involve Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the national implementation of the post-2015 development agenda. Given their independence, SAIs are uniquely positioned to serve the public by promoting effective public governance. Their role was also put in the spotlight on 2-4 March during the 23rd UN/INTOSAI (International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions) Symposium, held in Vienna, Austria.

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09 March 2015
Forum on African Women and the Challenges of Peace and Development

CAFRAD and ACBF are organizing a Forum on African Women and the Challenges of Peace and Development “What role can African women play in building a culture of peace and in accompanying social and economic transformations of the African Continent? It will be held in Tangier (Morocco) from 23 to 25 March 2015

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Title: Agenda of ECESA-GIB Meeting, 23 April 2015
Abstract: Agenda of the ECESA-GIB Meeting, held of 23 April 2015 at UNHQ, and co-chaired by DPADM/DESA with UNDP.
Document Sub Theme: Analytical Document
Region / Country: Global
Document Language: English
Organization: DESA/ DPADM
Web Portal: UNPAN
Modified: 4/24/2015 12:26 PM
Date Of Publication: April 2015
Individual / Institutions / Authors: DMB












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