The Academy of Public Management under the aegis of the Belarus President and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. On November 20, Belarusian parliamentarians, representatives of the ministries, departments and programs of the United Nations gathered at the conference, which was the final stage of the campaign UN Express-70 in Belarus.
The participants are going to discuss sustainable development goals, adopted by the UN in New York in September. Among them is the promotion of the establishment of peaceful relations in society, an open system of justice, the fight for gender equality, the eradication of poverty and unemployment, and promoting innovation. Public service should play a key role in the achievement of these goals.
Sanaka Samarasinha, UNDP Representative in Belarus:
Belarus has a really very efficient public service. And besides, Belarus has achieved quite good results in the fight against corruption, because there is a system of checks and balances, which allows effectively combating corruption. I think these are two areas in which Belarus can 100% share its experience.
The conference discussed reforms in the civil service system and the formation of a new generation of managers. Experts from different countries exchanged experience in state agencies.
Incidentally, one of the most advanced technologies - a social laboratory of the government - is already being developed in Belarus.
Igor Buzovsky, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration:
Accepting these goals and having decided to take part in their implementation at the international arena, we are ready to share our experience and achievements in the field of personnel policy.
The United Nations has more than a significant impact today on the processes in society and the world, so even humanitarian and social sectors are affected by the UN, too, despite being often unrelated to politics and armed conflicts.