Online Training Workshop on Government Innovation for Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups

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The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), through its Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) and its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) with the support of the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) Malaysia are co-organizing an Online Training Workshop on “Government Innovation for Social Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups” to pilot the Training Toolkit on the same topic. Some selected Modules from the Toolkit will be covered during the 2-day Training Workshop.

The Training Workshop intends to develop capacities of government officials and other stakeholders responsible for social inclusion of vulnerable groups by introducing approaches, strategies and tools for advancing governance innovation and leveraging ICTs and digital government to promote social inclusion of vulnerable groups. During the Training, participants will exchange cases and lessons learned, including on public health emergencies and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Training will include lectures focusing on innovative practices and group discussions, which will enable participants to transform in-depth learning into practice.

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Tuesday 3 & Thursday 5 November 2020 08:00 AM - 12:30 PM Bangkok | 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Kuala Lumpur 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Suva

How to Apply

Apply here: by 28 October 2020 (Wed) 

Applications will be reviewed in line with the target audience criteria below.

The target audience of the Online Training Workshop will be mainly from Asia-Pacific countries, and they include government officials, from both national and local government agencies, working on: social inclusion/protection, SDG implementation, government innovation, public service delivery, ICTs/digital government, public health emergency management, or other relevant fields; and schools of public administration and institutes of public management. The Online Training Workshop also aims to engage civil society organizations, the private sector, and regional/international organizations that are addressing the social inclusion of vulnerable groups.