The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has revamped the UNPSA by aligning its categories to the SDGs and leave no one behind. The three categories are:
1) Reaching the poorest and most vulnerable through inclusive services and participation;
2) Promoting transparency, accountability and integrity in public service; and
3) Innovation and excellence in relation to a specific SDG (this year, in delivering health services).
The award is open to all public organizations, including governments and public sector institutions including public-private partnerships for delivering services. Nominations must be completed online at: https://publicadministration.un.org/en/UNPSA . The deadline for applying is currently 28 February 2017.
Submission Rules for Nominations