2014-04-05 - 2014-04-05
About the UNPSA
The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of public service.
Who is Eligible?
All Public organizations/agencies at national and sub-national levels, as well as public/private partnerships and organizations performing outsourced public service functions, are eligible for nomination. The United Nations Public Service Awards take into consideration a geographical distribution of five regions. In order to level the playing field for nominations received from countries with varying levels of development and income, the following five regions have been established:
Nominations have to be made by another entity than the institution being nominated, i.e. self-nominations will not be accepted. Eligible nominators include: Government
departments and agencies; universities, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, etc. Purely scientific innovations, e.g. in medical or environmental science, do not qualify for the United Nations Public Service Awards.
Award Categories and Criteria
The United Public Service Awards is given in 5 categories:
How to Apply?
The application process consists of two stages.
An application form has to be completed online. Please note that only online nominations will be allowed to enter the competition in one of the six official United Nations languages
(Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish). It is strongly recommended that nominations are submitted as soon as possible and no later than 31 December 2011.
John-Mary Kauzya, Chief, Public Administration Capacity Branch (PACB),
DPADM - UNDESA
E-mail: [email protected]
Adriana Alberti, Coordinator, United Nations Public Service Awards Programme
Public Administration Capacity Branch (PACB)
DPADM - UNDESA
Email: [email protected]
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