The 17th session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 23 to 27 April 2018.

As approved by ECOSOC, there are three overarching issues on the agenda of the seventeenth session to be explored from a variety of perspectives, namely:

1. Readying institutions and policies for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
2. Building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels; and,
3. Supporting the transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies: enhancing and equipping institutions.

For those unable to attend in person, live and on-demand webcast coverage of this event will be available in six languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) at

Written inputs:
The deadline is 31 March 2018.

ECOSOC accredited NGOs should submit through CSONet at

Other observers should submit by email to For further information on format of inputs, please click here.


Conference Room 1, UNHQ

Starts Apr 23, 2018 10:00
Ends Apr 27, 2018 18:00