Webinars

Global Government Forum and its sister publication Global Government Fintech runs regular webinars attracting public servants from around the world, with some aimed at top-level civil servants and others at a wider public sector audience.

This webinar will discuss: - Best practice when developing plans to reduce carbon emissions. - The policy milestones that governments need to meet to get to net zero. - How to ensure carbon reduction and net zero policy is joined up across government.
May 24, 2022
Global
Sustainability
This webinar will examine how the government will try to make its reductions in staff numbers, looking at: How departments will plan for reductions. How leaders will maintain morale across the service. The impact on vacancies being unfilled across departments. Lessons from the civil service job cuts from 2010-2016 – what was lost and how government can avoid wild fluctuations in staff numbers.
May 27, 2022
United Kingdom
Workforce
This webinar will look at how evidence based policymaking can be better embedded in US federal government. It will look at: - Examples of best practice in using evidence to inform policy. - How to design and implement public services to make sure that they can create – and respond to – evaluations of what works. - How to overcome existing barriers to the use of evidence in policymaking.
June 9, 2022
United States
Reform
This session will look at how government can make the most of the post-pandemic new normal to increase the diversity of its workforce. It will look at what plans public sector organisations are putting in place to support hybrid working. How governments can use the new working environment to boost diversity. And, how remote and flexible working can help unlock other government priorities, such as levelling up in the UK.
June 21, 2022
Global
Workforce
This webinar will share best practice on how your agency or department can improve its cyber security. It will cover: How to assess the security of your data and prepare for increasing threats. Best practice for ensuring your data is secure. How elements of a ‘zero trust’ cyber security approach can boost your organization’s data security
June 22, 2022
United States
Data & ID
At this session, the expert panel will consider how today’s policy environment and emerging technologies could support stronger preventive work and strategic collaboration at the local level, helping to address social and economic problems at source.
June 23, 2022
United Kingdom
Workforce
Register to find out: - How governments can help unlock the benefits of tourism across their economies, including addressing economic inequality by supporting locally-owned businesses. - The challenges to digital adoption for SMEs – and how they can be overcome. - International best practice in supporting tourism SMEs to be able to weather the cyclical nature of the sector.
June 27, 2022
Global
Finance
This webinar will discuss: • The barriers to data sharing in government – are they legislative, cultural or both? • How organizations were able to overcome them in the pandemic – does government work better in a crisis? • Whether cross government initiatives like the UK government’s national data strategy can keep up the momentum of data sharing
June 28, 2022
Global
Data & ID
Women in developing economies are typically less likely than men to have a bank account. As an example, Pakistan’s national payments strategy has highlighted that, as of 2019, only 21.3 per cent of adults in the country have a transaction account and, of these, only seven per cent are held by women. The World Bank and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) network and New York City-headquartered NGO Women’s World Banking, published a report in 2020 – ‘Digital Cash Transfers in the Time of Covid-19: Opportunities and Considerations for Women’s Inclusion and Empowerment’ – setting out considerations for policymakers. How can fintech solutions help?
July 5, 2022
Global
Fintech
This session will cover: • How to ensure your digital transformation strategy can be implemented through collaboration between leaders and front line staff. • How organisations can use technology to put solutions into the hands of public sector professionals – ranging from real time data to the use of predictive analytics for staff deployment. • How innovation can help unlock savings at a time when public sector organisations need to balance the books.
July 7, 2022
Global
Digital & technology