Head of UNPOG and one UNPOG staff participated in the International Symposium on “Achieving Agenda 2030 of Sustainable Development” (ISAASD) 2019, organized by the Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center from 7 to 9 February 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Head of UNPOG delivered a speech during the Inaugural Session on 7 February 2019. On the second day of the Symposium, he delivered a Keynote Speech entitled “Capacity Building for Effective, Inclusive and Accountable Public Administration System”.
During the Mission, Head of UNPOG had meetings with stakeholders to discuss potential collaboration between UNDESA/DPIDG/UNPOG and the Government of Bangladesh. From 11 to 13 February 2019, a UN DESA/UNPOG staff member will also participate as a resource person in the International Conference on Big Data for Health, jointly organized by Access to Information Programme (a2i), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Bloomberg Data for Health initiative (D4H).