Public Services

A public service is a service intended to serve all members of a community. It is usually provided by the government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services. The term is associated with a social consensus (usually expressed through democratic elections) that certain services should be available to all, regardless of income, physical ability or mental acuity. Examples of such services include the fire brigade, police, air force, and paramedics. (See also: Public service broadcasting) Even where public services are neither publicly provided nor publicly financed, for social and …

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Eurofound · 1 November 2024 English

This report explores the implications of the right of all EU citizens to live independently. It investigates the barriers faced by people who wish to live independently, and the situation …

Research report Forthcoming Social protection Public services Living conditions and quality of life 10/3/23


World Bank Group · 18 July 2024 English

Financial sector reforms are part of the strategies that countries follow to exit from fragility, but the content and focus of these reforms and the priority they are given relative …

effectiveness in delivering a range of basic public services. These include establishing and maintaining definition of “limited effectiveness in providing public services” is widely used, it is not precise: some states difficulty collecting taxes to finance essential public services, often relying on volatile commodity revenue capacity and the inability to provide basic public services 6 See IMF (2002), IMF Strategy for Fragile


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 18 July 2024 English

The economy contracted in 2023 due to high energy prices and interest rates. Headline inflation has fallen sharply as end-user energy prices have stabilized, but core inflation remains somewhat stickier, …

DNK NLD ESP LTU LUX MLT EST FIN IRL Digital Public Services for Businesses (Score: 0 to100) Sources: European


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 18 July 2024 English

its overall funding to digital objectives in various digital policy areas, of which digital public services is the largest. Digitalising public administration is a major challenge across the EU and a 2030 objective is to ensure that by 2030 all key public services are fully accessible online for everyone, including persons with disabilities. Key public services should also comply with high security and privacy able to benefit from RRF financing, include various measures supporting the digitalisation of public services and e-government, both reforms and investments. These account for more than a third of RRF-funded

Resilience Facility implementation: Digital public services SUMMARY This briefing tracks progress made various digital policy areas, of which digital public services is the largest. Digitalising public administration objective is to ensure that by 2030 all key public services are fully accessible online for everyone, including persons with disabilities. Key public services should also comply with high security and measures supporting the digitalisation of public services and e-government, both reforms and investments


Chatham House · 18 July 2024 English

Artificial intelligence (AI) integration in China’s workplaces is largely driven by market forces and competition, favouring business interests over those of workers. As a result, the balance of power in …

is rapidly integrating AI into everything from public services to business operations and is increasingly including messaging, payments, access to public services and short video streaming. The authority to view


World Bank Group · 17 July 2024 English

Cambodia has recorded impressive economic growth and improvements in social well-being in the last two decades, and it aspires to become an upper-middle income country by 2030 and a high-income …

provincial level. Prior to this (1992–2002), most public services were delivered by national technical departments


GLA: Greater London Authority · 17 July 2024 English

The London Climate Resilience Review is an independent report commissioned by the Mayor of London to assess and enhance the city's preparedness for climate impacts. The review identifies six urgent …

local authorities deliver most of London’s public services in local communities on the ground. The Local authorities deliver most of London’s public services in communities on t


World Bank Group · 17 July 2024 English

improved life expectancy and access to basic public services and paved the way for significant public infrastructure


UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 17 July 2024 English

The 2nd Global Progress Report on SDG16 Indicators represents a unique and pivotal UN inter-agency effort toward supporting the realization of the 2030 Agenda. This report reveals critical trends that, …

price volatility. Measuring satisfaction with public services is essential for ensuring they are people-centered comparable data on people’s satisfaction with public services are accelerating but not at the required pace have an obligation to provide a wide range of public services that should meet the expectations of their using public services can ensure that no service user is left behind and that public services are delivered


World Bank Group · 17 July 2024 English

This paper studies the relationship between tariffs and non-tariff measures (NTMs) to understand the recent trade tensions with governments mixing trade policies, such as the European Union imposing NTMs on …

Indicators Government Effectiveness the quality of public services, the quality of the civil service and the degree


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