The UK PAC is a consortium of public and private organizations that forms the UK’s National Section of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS).

UKPAC co-ordinates the UK input to the IIAS. The IIAS is a non-governmental organisation funded by UNESCO and its 100 member states and is based in Brussels. It is the sole international organisation devoted to the study of public administration. It provides a forum for discussing practical experience and theoretical perspectives in public administration from all regions and cultures of the world.