e-Governance

Ukrainian translation of the World e-Parliament Report 2012 now available

The Parliamentary Development Project for Ukraine has worked with the Division of Computerized Systems of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Institute of Telecommunications and Global Information Space of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine to provide the Ukrainian translation of the original English language World e-Parliament Report 2012.

Conferencia Mundial de 2012 sobre el Parlamento electrónico

Date: 
Je, 13/09/2012 - Sa, 15/09/2012

La Conferencia Mundial de 2012 sobre el Parlamento electrónico está organizada conjuntamente por las Naciones Unidas y la Unión Interparlamentaria, a través del Centro Mundial para las TIC en el Parlamento, y hospedada por la Cámara de Diputados de Italia en Roma.

Conférence mondiale 2012 sur l’e-Parlement

Date: 
Je, 13/09/2012 - Sa, 15/09/2012

La Conférence mondiale 2012 sur l’e-Parlement a eu lieu à la Chambre des députés d'Italie, à Rome, les 13, 14 et 15 Septembre. La clôture de la Conférence a coincidé avec la Journée internationale de la démocratie, établie en 2008 par l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

World e-Parliament Conference 2012

Date: 
Je, 13/09/2012 - Sa, 15/09/2012

The World e-Parliament Conference 2012 was held at the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, in Rome, on 13, 14 and 15 September.

Government at a Glance 2011

Authors: 
OECD
Publication date: 
June 2011

This second edition of Government at a Glance almost doubles the number of available indicators of OECD governments’ performance, to nearly 60. The indicators compare the political and institutional frameworks of government across OECD countries as well as government revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. This publication provides evidence for policy makers by measuring the performance of governments in a comparative perspective.

Secretary Clinton and Brazilian Foreign Minister to Launch Open Government Partnership on July 12

Source: 
U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota will announce the Open Government Partnership (OGP) at a high-level meeting of governments and civil society at the Department of State on July 12, 2011. The Open Government Partnership is a new, multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.

First High-level meeting of the Open Government Partnership

Date: 
Ma, 12/07/2011

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a new international initiative aimed at securing concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, increase civic participation, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to make government more open, effective, and accountable. A multi-stakeholder International Steering Committee, co-chaired by the United States and Brazil in its inaugural year, is comprised of government and civil society representatives from around the world.

African leaders commit to improve public service delivery through ICTs

Source: 
CTO

The 5th annual e-Governance Africa Forum, attended by some 150 delegates from twenty countries spread across the world, especially Africa, ended in Yaoundé, Cameroon, with both public and private sector stakeholders resolving to intensify all efforts to improve governance and service delivery through the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs).

WSIS Forum 2011

Date: 
Lu, 16/05/2011 - Ve, 20/05/2011

WSIS Forum 2011 was held from 16th to 20th May 2011 and provided structured opportunities to network, learn and to participate in multi-stakeholder discussions and consultations on WSIS implementation. This event was built upon the tradition of annual WSIS May meetings, and its new format is the result of open consultations with all WSIS Stakeholders.

Cyber Security: The Road Ahead

Authors: 
Fred Schreier; Barbara Weekes; Theodor H. Winkler
Publication date: 
2011

Vulnerabilities in cyberspace are real, significant and growing rapidly. Critical national infrastructure; intelligence; communications, command and control; commerce and financial transactions; logistics; consequence management; and emergency preparedness are wholly dependent on networked IT systems. Cyber security breaches, data and intellectual property theft know no limits. They affect everything from personal information to national secrets.

ePractice.eu

ePractice.eu is a portal created by the European Commission which offers a new service for the professional community of eGovernment, eInclusion and eHealth practitioners. It is an interactive initiative that empowers its users to discuss and influence open government, policy-making and the way in which public administrations operate and deliver services.

Democratic Governance Challenges of Cyber Security

Authors: 
Benjamin S. Buckland; Fred Schreier; Theodor H. Winkler
Publication date: 
2010

Cyber security encompasses borderless challenges, while responses remain overwhelmingly national in scope and even these are insufficient. There are enormous gaps in both our understanding of the issue, as well as in the technical and governance capabilities required to confront it. Furthermore, democratic governance concerns – particularly regarding control, oversight and transparency – have been almost entirely absent from the debate.

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