The National Assembly of Seychelles is being empowered to make greater use of information communication technologies (ICT) to promote transparency, accountability, democratic participation and good governance, so as to better fulfill its democratic function. Effectively, a team of three experts from the United Nations (UN) and the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) was at the National Assembly, conducting a needs assessment for a project to develop an ICT strategic plan for the National Assembly of Seychelles.
In the framework of the project “Support to ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments”, the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament and the SADC Parliamentary Forum conducted a second technical mission to the National Assembly of Malawi (27 June to 1 July 2011). Following the initial assessment undertaken previously, the mission focused on the drafting of the ICT strategic plan for the Parliament with specific objectives and a roadmap for implementation.
In the framework of the project “Support to ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments” funded by the European Commission, a mission team of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament undertook the first assessment mission to the National Assembly of Swaziland from 13 to 17 June 2011. The mission focused on the assessment of the current situation of ICT in the Parliament, with a view to assist with the development of its ICT Strategic Plan.