On June 20, 2019, a press conference was held in the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for mass media representatives.
The event was held in regard with the United Nations Public Service Forum, which will take place in Baku on June 24-26, 2019.
Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ulvi Mehdiyev gave an information on organizational issues of the Forum jointly held with the United Nations Organization. It was noted that the Forum is the first UN event being organized in Azerbaijan in the field of public services.
Chairman of the State Agency noted that the purpose of the Forum is to hold discussions related to the issues on public administration, advanced public service delivery models, innovations and relevant topics in this field, as well as to ensure interstate exchange of advanced practices in this area.
The Forum is going to involve ministers of public administration and public services of various countries, as well as senior executives of local authorities, academic circles and private sector. The event will consist of plenary sessions, different workshops and parallel events. At the same time, it is planned to award this year's winners of the UN Public Services Award in 5 different categories. Furthermore, the State Agency is planning to sign cooperation agreements with a number of foreign countries.
In the end, the questions of media representatives were answered.