With the presence of
Mr. LIU Zhenmin, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the UN,
Mr. CHIN Young, Minister of the Interior and Safety of the Republic of Korea and
Mr. BAN Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations
UN DESA’s Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG), through its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) and in collaboration with the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS) of the Government of the Republic of Korea, is organizing a symposium on “Leveraging Public Governance to Accelerate the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals – Transformation, Innovation & Inclusion”.
The main objective of the Symposium is to strengthen the capacities of government officials to transform their own public institutions and accelerate achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Symposium aims to reflect on how best to mobilize, organize and equip institutions and rally whole-of-government and whole-of-society approaches to promote sustainable development by taking stock of progress made in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
It will provide an opportunity to discuss how to promote government innovation for social inclusion of vulnerable groups, with a focus on youth, women and persons with disabilities. It will actively engage with the civil society organizations and the private sector to discuss innovative partnerships.
List of Participants
Bios of Participants and Organizers
Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG)
UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
Mr. Chae Gun Chung
Head, UN Project Office on Governance (UNPOG)
Ms. Adriana Alberti
Chief, Programme Management and Capacity Development Unit
Ms. Sara Castro De Hallgren
Ms. Mi Kyoung Park
Governance and Public Administration Officer
Mr. Prabin Maharjan
Associate Research and Policy Analysis Expert
Mr. Wooyoung Kim