Nominations started for UN Public Service Awards

The United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) has now started to accept nominations for the award. The UNPSA rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective, innovative and responsive public administration in countries worldwide.

Nominations can be submitted online at www.unpan.org/applyunpsa2014 from 18 September 2013 and the closing date is 18 December 2013.

The 2014 UNPSA consists the following categories:

1.   Improving the Delivery of Public Services;

2.   Fostering Participation in Policy-Making Decisions through Innovative Mechanisms;

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

4.   Promoting Gender Responsive Delivery of Public Services.