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2018 United Nations Public Service Forum and Awards

The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum took place in Marrakesh, in the Kingdom of Morocco from 21- 23 June 2018, under the overarching theme “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals”. The Forum was organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the Ministry of Administration and Civil Service Reform of the Kingdom of Morocco alongside further organizing partners. The United Nations Public Service Awards, took...


Gender-responsive budget analysis in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, Switzerland

Gender-responsive budget analysis in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, Switzerland

The aim of this publication is to provide an overview of the latest research findings and discussions in the Canton of Basel-Stadt with regard to “engendering budgets”. The study includes an innovative impact of public expenditure on unpaid care work.


Gender-responsive budgeting in Switzerland Work in Progress

Gender-responsive budgeting in Switzerland Work in Progress

The first debates on gender-responsive budgeting initiatives emerged in Switzerland in 1994, The choice of methods for conducting gender-differentiated analyses and the means by which they are conducted have been informed, and continue to be informed, by the relatively early emergence of gender-responsive budgeting (hereafter GRB) as an issue in Swiss public debate, by the circumstances under which GRB emerged, and by the fact that parliaments at local (municipal/communal), cantonal and federal...