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United Nations Public Service Awards - UNPSA 2013: Call for Nominations from 24 September to 7 December 2012.

16 October 2012

 

The Awards for 2013 will be bestowed in the following five categories:

1. Preventing and Fighting Corruption in the Public Service

2. Improving the Delivery of Public Services

3. Fostering Participation in Policy-making Decisions through Innovative Mechanisms

4. Promoting Whole-of-Government Approaches in the Information Age

5. Promoting Gender Sensitive Public Service Delivery


The nomination form must be completed online on the UNPAN portal at  www.unpan.org/applyunpsa2013  
where a thorough explanation of the nomination process, the online application form, and information about previous UNPSA winners are available. The winners of the 2013 UNPSA will be recognized on 23 June 2013 during the celebration of the United Nations Public Service Day.

The EPSA 2015 winners are…

Supra-local and local award: Every Child Safe Forever – The Development of Relentless Family Case Management and the End of Parole and Other Court Orders, submitted by the Youth Protection Amsterdam Region (NL)
European, national and regional award: BQ-Portal – The Information Portal for Foreign Professional Qualifications, submitted by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (DE)
Cross-cutting award: Urban Environment and Health, submitted by the Barcelona Provincial Council (ES)
Read more about the EPSA 2015 final event and award ceremony

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