Department of Economic and Social Affairs Public Institutions
UN Public Service Day 2020
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:00 AM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Registration Type:

23 June celebrations of the UN Public Service Day to honour the public servants who have been working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.


• Watch on demand under 23 June 9am EST here or on the UN Youtube Channel here.
• Press Release on 2020 UN Public Service Award Winners here and more details in our Innovation Hub


Whether working in healthcare or delivering essential services in the areas of sanitation, social welfare, education, postal delivery, transport, law enforcement, and more, public servants globally have continued to work in the community as many people shelter at home, risking their lives to ensure ours can continue.


The event brought together public servants and leaders to discuss the importance of the continuation of public service provision during times of pandemic. It examined the various approaches countries have taken during the crisis while looking at what measures they are undertaking to better mitigate such challenges in the future.


The event also included an orchestral piece performed by the UN Orchestra and feature a video showcasing public servants in action developed from over 80 submissions received from public servants at national and local levels.


Report of the 2020 UN Public Service Day Event


More detailes of the event are available here.


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