Symposium on Strengthening Capacities of Public Institutions
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
End Date/Time:
Friday, October 18, 2019
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Registration Type:
By Invitation
Description:

 

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Kenya, will be co-organizing the Symposium on “Strengthening Capacities of Public Institutions for Transformation, Innovation and Ethical Leadership to Realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063 in East Africa, to be held from 16 to 18 October 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya at the Kenya School of Government.

 

The main objective of the Symposium is to strengthen the capacities of government officials in East Africa to transform their own public institutions and accelerate achievement of the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.

 

The Symposium will bring together participants from 15 countries in the East Africa region including Kenya—the host country. Representatives will be composed of senior government officials from the ministries as SDG focal points, public administration and local development, and schools of public administration or institutes of public management.  

 

Documents:

 

Concept Note 

Agenda 

Guiding Notes

List of Participants 

Bios of Participants and Organizers

Logistics Note

 

Contact Information

 

Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG)

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)

 

John-Mary Kauzya

Chief, Public Service Innovation Branch

DPIDG/UN DESA

Email: Kauzya@un.org

 

Adriana Alberti

Chief, Capacity Development Unit

DPIDG/UN DESA

Email: alberti@un.org

   

Keping Yao

Senior Governance and Public Administration Expert

UNPOG/DPIDG/UN DESA

Email: yaok@un.org

 

Simen Gudevold

Sustainable Development Officer

DPIDG/UN DESA

Email: gudevold@un.org

 

Danaa Samuel

Associate Capacity Development Expert

UNPOG/DPIDG/UN DESA

 Email: samuel.danaa@un.org