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23 junio 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.
04 mayo 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.
11 abril 2016
The 15th Session of UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA), 18-22 April, New York

The United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) will meet in New York, 18-22 April to discuss how to transform public institutions so as to best support the implementation and review of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Committee will reflect on how to elaborate and implement effective and innovative policies to realize the SDGs and review their impact. It will also reflect on how to ensure that priorities are established and decisions are made in a fair, inclusive and accountable manner . Another theme will be how to improve engagement and communication between Governments and various actors such as through access to information, and electronic and mobile solutions. On the agenda of the Committee are also ways to build trust in public administrations by addressing with corruption as well as efforts to develop transformative leadership and public servants' competencies. The recommendations of the Committee will support the work of the Economic and Social Council and contribute to the review of the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development on "Ensuring that no one is left behind". Click here for more information on the 15th Session of CEPA.
08 enero 2016
Launch of New Sustainable Development Agenda to Guide Development Actions for the Next 15 Years
The New Year ushers in the official launch of the bold and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders last September at the United Nations. The new Agenda calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next 15 years.

For more information, click here.
31 diciembre 2015
Internet Government Forum (IGF) Consultant
DPADM is seeking an international Consultant (WRITER), in connection with the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Annual Meeting held in Brazil last November 2015. Under the overall guidance of DPADM/UN-DESA, and immediate supervision of the Programme and Technology Manager of the IGF Secretariat, the Consultant will be responsible for preparing the IGF 2015 report.
 

For more information, please see the Terms of Reference for Vacancies IGFP-1905.

Interested candidates should send a completed P-11 form, resume and relevant selected bibliography to the IGF Secretariat at: vacancies@intgovforum.org by 8 January 2016. 

To download a P-11 form, please click here.


22 diciembre 2015
Now Available: UNPAN Newsletter - 2015 Winter Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 4 - Winter Issue is now available. Please click here to view.

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08 octubre 2015
Capacity-Building Training Workshop on E-Government Development in the Pacific SIDS
The Capacity-Building Training Workshop for E-Government Development in Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) will take place in Suva, Fiji from 5 to 7 November 2015. The Workshop is organized by the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), through the United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), in collaboration with the Government of Fiji. This event is a follow-up to the first training workshop for SIDS, held last February in Seoul, Republic of Korea. 
For more information, click here
18 septiembre 2015
Now Available: 2015 World Public Sector Report
  The 2015 World Public Sector Report (WPSR), titled Responsive and Accountable Public Governance, is now available in the DPADM E-Library.

Click here to download the 2015 World Public Sector Report.
11 septiembre 2015
Comments on the WSIS+10 Non-paper are Now Accepted

Comments on the non-paper are now invited from member states and observer states and all relevant stakeholders. Please click here to view the guidelines and download the form for commenting on the non-paper. Deadline for comments is 18 September 2015.
11 agosto 2015
Now Available: UNPAN Newsletter - 2015 Fall Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 3 - Fall Issue is now available. Please click here to view.

To subscribe to the UNPAN Newsletter, please send an email with the subject line “subscribe” to unpan@un.org
06 agosto 2015
2nd Chief Information Officer Conference
  The United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), is organising the 2nd CIO Conference entitled Advancing E-Government for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 August 2015.

For more information click here
27 julio 2015
31 July 2015 Deadline for Written Submissions for the WSIS+10 Overall Review Outcome Document
  We would like to remind all stakeholders that the deadline for written submissions for the "non-paper" on the desired structure and content of the UN General Assembly's WSIS+10 overall review outcome document is 31 July. In that regard, Co-facilitators, Ambassador Janis Mazeiks, Permanent Representative of Latvia, and Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates, reached out to all permanent Member and Observer States to encourage submissions before the deadline. Please click here to see their recent letter.

Guiding questions and a description of the submission process are available by following this link. We strongly encourage all stakeholders to contribute.

Following the release of the non-paper, all stakeholders will again be invited to submit comments electronically through the second week of September. 
20 julio 2015
Side Event: Providing Access to Legal Information to Accelerate Sustainable Development

On 24 June 2015, the Division for Public Administration and Development Management co-organized the Side Event: Providing Access to Legal Information to Accelerate Sustainable Development.

Click to read more about this event. 
24 junio 2015
Astana Economic Forum, Kazakhstan
  At the VIII Astana Economic Forum held on 21-22 May 2015, UNDESA Assistant Secretary-General, Mr. Lenny Montiel led the UNDESA delegation and delivered a keynote address at a Workshop on "Innovative Solutions to Financing Sustainable Development: Role of Social Media".

Click to read more
23 junio 2015
Secretary General's Message on International Public Service Day
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is pleased to announce the Secretary General's Message on International Public Service is now available.

Click here to view.
22 junio 2015
Live Streaming Available for the 2015 UNPSA
Live streaming is available for the 2015 United Nations Public Service Forum, Day and Awards Ceremony in English and Spanish. Click the links below to watch online in:

English   Spanish
22 junio 2015
UNPSA Press Release
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is pleased to announce the official press release for the 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards is now available.

Click here to view.
16 junio 2015
UN Launches the Russian 2014 E - Government Survey at the Astana Economic Forum

The 2014 UN E-Government Survey in now available in Russian thanks to the collaboration between the Ministry of Investment and Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.  The Survey is also available in English, Arabic and Chinese.

Click here to read the full article.
Click here to download the 2014 UN E-Government Survey - Russian Edition.
14 mayo 2015
Now Available: UNPAN Newsletter - 2015 Summer Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 2 - Summer Issue is now available. Please click here to view.
06 mayo 2015
Employment Opportunity - DPADM Consultancy
DPADM is seeking an international consultant who will examine recent trends in fighting corruption, with a focus on legislation, implementation and international cooperation. It will include the experience of China in reinforcing legislative tools in fighting corruption as part of the research and analysis.

For more information, please click here for the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send a completed P-11 form, resume and cover letter to Ms. Catherina Dakay at dakay@un.org, no later than 14 May 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.
06 mayo 2015
2015 UNPSA Winners
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2015 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) Programme.

Click here to see the list of winners.
22 abril 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. 

Click here to read more.
21 abril 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.

To watch this video, please click here.
20 abril 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.

For more information click here.

 
14 abril 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).

Click here for more information.
31 marzo 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 marzo 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. 

Click here to apply.
16 marzo 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 marzo 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.

For more information, please click here.
10 marzo 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.

Click here to read more.
04 marzo 2015
Employment Opportunity
DPADM is seeking an International Consultant in preparation for its upcoming Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Creating a Sustainable Digital Society for All”. The EGM will take place in Colombia in June 2015, in parallel with the 2015 UN Public Service Forum Day and Awards Ceremony. 

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send the completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to susar@un.org with copy to mazzucchi@un.org by 10 March 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here
04 marzo 2015
Employment Opportunity
DPADM is seeking a national consultant (Uruguay) 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 Uruguay.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should forward the completed P-11 form and CV to cachola@un.org with copy to korekyan@un.org and ceban@un.org by 20 March 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.

02 marzo 2015
23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium, 2-4 March 2015, Vienna, Austria

The 23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium will be held in Vienna, Austria from 2 to 4 March 2015. The participants of the Symposium will deliberate on the topic "UN Post-2015 Development Agenda: the Role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) and Means of Implementation for Sustainable Development".

Click below for more information:
Website      Opening Statement
17 febrero 2015
e-Discussion on the 2015 ECOSOC Theme
You are cordinally invited to join the e-discussion on the 2015 ECOSOC Theme of “Managing the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the sustainable development goals: What it will take”. The e-discussion will take place 17 February to 17 March 2015. 

The purpose of the e-discussion is to engage policymakers, experts, practitioners and stakeholder groups in a global dialogue on specific aspects of the 2015 ECOSOC theme. It consists of four concurrently running thematic windows, each led by an expert moderator. The thematic windows address: i) policy choices and mindset change for an integrated agenda;  ii) adaptation by institutions and structures; iii) partnerships for the implementation of the SDGs and the post-2015 agenda; and iv) monitoring and review.  

The e-discussion is co-ordinated and organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). The DESA/Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination is leading the e-discussion for DESA, with substantive support provided by the DESA/Division for Public Administration and Development Management. 

Participants may join at http://www.unteamworks.org/amr2015
12 febrero 2015
Call for Workshop Proposals
  The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat is issuing a call for workshop proposals for the IGF 2015 meeting. Interested individuals and entities are kindly asked to submit workshop proposals through the online form which will be available on the IGF website from 9 March 2015. The deadline for submission is 30 March 2015. Meanwhile, workshop proponents are invited to consult the template of the submission form, the Guidelines for workshop proposals, as well as the MAG workshop review and evaluation process.  
11 febrero 2015
UNPAN Newsletter Spring 2015 Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 13, Issue 1 - Spring 2015 is now available. Please click here to view.
06 febrero 2015
Employment Opportunity

DPADM is seeking an experienced Conference Coordinator in preparation of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 10th Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10-13 November 2015.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send the completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to vacancies@intgovforum.org by 16 February 2015

Click here to download P-11 form.

06 febrero 2015
Employment Opportunity

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.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should send the completed P-11 form, CV and cover letter to vacancies@intgovforum.org by 16 February 2015

Click here to download P-11 form.

26 enero 2015
The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DESA/DPADM) organised a panel on “The Independent Oversight Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda” in New York on 21 January 2015 in collaboration with the Permanent Missions of Austria, the Kingdom of Morocco, and the Republic of Korea. Read more.
19 enero 2015
The Independent Oversight Role of SAIs in Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Within the broad context of intergovernmental deliberations on the post-2015 development agenda, the Permanent Missions of Austria, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA/DPADM) are co-organizing a panel discussion on 21 January 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York, focusing on the independent oversight role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in implementing the post-2015 development agenda. 

For more information, please click here.

12 enero 2015
Employment Opportunity
DPADM is seeking national 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.

Click here to see the Terms of Reference.

Interested candidates should forward the completed P-11 form and CV to cachola@un.org with copy to korekyan@un.org and ceban@un.org by 25 January 2015. To download a P-11 form, please click here.

07 enero 2015
Preparatory Process of the United Nations E-Government Survey 2016
As part of the preparatory process for the upcoming 2016 United Nations E-Government Survey, the Division for Public Administration and Development Management is organizing multiple consultative meetings on "E-Government for Sustainable Development" in response to requests from Member States for a more inclusive, open and participatory approach in the design of the Survey. In collaboration with a number of regional hosts, the meetings aims to provide a valuable opportunity to discuss emerging trends, innovative practices and challenges of e-government, and to gather suggestions for enhancing the 2016 Survey.

For more information, please click here.
31 diciembre 2014
UNPOG In-house Seminar on E-government for Disaster Risk Management

On 29 December 2014 (Tuesday), the in-house seminar on e-government for disaster risk management was held in the United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG). This seminar was organized as the prior consultation meeting before the UNPOG’s joint training workshop with United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) in March 2015 in Songdo, Republic of Korea, with the title of “Sustainable Development and Disaster Risk Management Using E-Government”.

For more information, please click here.
30 diciembre 2014
New Release: Compendium of Innovative E-Government Practices Vol. V
The Compendium of Innovative E-Government Practices Vol. V is now available.The new publication includes 111 cases organized by region, including Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

To read the Compendium of Innovative E-Government Practices Vol. V, please click here.
23 diciembre 2014
UNPOG-KAIST Joint Training Session on E-Government

The UN Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) jointly organised a Training Session on E-Government for KAIST Global IT Technology Program (ITTP) fellows on 16 December 2014 in KAIST Munji Campus, Daejeon, Republic of Korea. The objective of this Session was to extend UNPOG’s outreach activities and raise awareness on the UN E-Government Survey, E-Government Development Database and METER 3.0.

For more information, please click here.

23 diciembre 2014
UNPAN Newsletter December 2014 Issue
UNPAN Newsletter Volume 12, Issue 4 - December 2014 is now available. Please click here to view.
17 diciembre 2014
DPADM Welcomes Its New Director

Mr. Juwang Zhu has been appointed by the Secretary-General as Director of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs effective 1 December 2014. Mr. Zhu has over twenty-five years of experience working with the United Nations intergovernmental processes on sustainable development, including major UN conferences and summits, and with the Commission on Sustainable Development. Prior to his appointment as Director of DPADM, he served as a Chief in the Division for Sustainable Development where he led a team of analysts focusing on climate change, oceans, urbanization, transport and small island developing States. Mr. Zhu has served as Chief of the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, providing advice on policy and management issues, including policy and substantive advice to the Executive Office of the Secretary-General. During the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Mr. Zhu was Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the Conference.  In his previous assignments Mr. Zhu was also responsible for strengthening relations with business and civil society and for coordinating inter-agency affairs and partnerships for sustainable development.

10 diciembre 2014
Employment Opportunity

The Division for Public Administration and Development Management is seeking an Individual Contractor to provide substantive and organizational support to to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Secretariat for the implementation of project objectives, including liasing with stakeholders, maintaining relevant files and databases and preparation of relevant documentation. 

Interested candidates are invited to send a completed P-11 form, a CV, a relevant selected bibliography and a cover letter to the IGF Secretariat, at vacancies@intgovforum.org, by 17 December 2014.

For more information on this opportunity please click here.

Click here to download P-11 form.

09 diciembre 2014
Measuring Citizen Engagement for Development Management

Senior government officials from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will meet in Cairo, Egypt, on 18 and 19 December at a Capacity Development Workshop on Implementing the Citizen Engagement Self-Assessment Questionnaire (CESAQ). Findings from the self-assessment will be shared during the 14th Annual General Conference organized by the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) – League of Arab States.

Click here to read the full news article.
Click here to visit the event website.
02 diciembre 2014
Special Session on ICT, E-Government and Women's Empowerment Organized by UNPOG

The UN Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) of the Division for Public Administration and Development Management of UNDESA organized a Special Session on “ICT, E-Government and Women’s Empowerment”, in collaboration with the Social Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).  It was held on 18 November 2014 during the “Asian and Pacific Conference on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing +20 Review” in Bangkok, Thailand.  The Conference was organized by UNESCAP in cooperation with UN Women.

For more information about the event, please click here.

For more information about UNPOG, please click here.

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25 julio 2016
 
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