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Data collection for the 2024 United Nations E-Government Survey (Dhivehi)


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Maldives
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Political Affairs
    • Statistics
    • Democratic Governance
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-07


Mission and objectives

UN DESA Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government. The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 and committed to maintaining international peace and security; developing friendly relations among nations; promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. Due to its unique international character, and the powers vested in its founding Charter, the Organization takes action on a wide range of issues, and provides a forum for its 193 Member States to express their views, through the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and other bodies and committees. The work of the United Nations touches every corner of the globe and focuses on a broad range of fundamental issues, like sustainable development, protection of the environment and refugees, disaster relief and mitigation, counter terrorism, as well as disarmament and non-proliferation. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and its predecessors have helped countries around the world meet their economic, social and environmental challenges for more than 50 years. DESA’s mission - to promote development for all - reflects a fundamental concern for equity and equality in countries large and small, developed and developing. Within the framework of the United Nations Development Agenda, DESA works on issues ranging from poverty reduction, population, gender equality and indigenous rights to macroeconomic policy, development finance, public sector innovation, forest policy, climate change and sustainable development. The Department also supports the effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, a set of time-bound targets, which put the eradication of poverty at the centre of the global partnership for development. At the United Nations, DESA provides the substantive support to intergovernmental processes on development issues in the General Assembly and in the Economic and Social Council, its func


This assignment is in the context of the 2024 United Nations E-Government Survey.

Task description

The main objective of this assignment is to contribute to data and case studies research for the 2024 United Nations E-Government Survey by conducting online assessment of national-level and/or city-level public sector portals and associated official websites in a specific number of United Nations Member States to be assigned. Successful candidates will each be assigned between 2 to 4 countries and/or cities for review, according to his/her language skills. Timeline and tasks: - Between 28 June -28 July 2023 - training and pilot assessment (approx. 2 days total) - Between 28 July–30 September 2023 - on-line data gathering and assessment (approx. 3 days per country assigned) Support to Online Volunteers: Coordination, monitoring and task related advisory and administrative support. We recognize the volunteers’ contribution in the publication.

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