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.
Kenya released volumes of government data as it launched a web portal allowing free information access, a system billed as the first of its kind in sub-Sahara Africa. Population statistics, government expenditure, public health, education, parliamentary proceedings and other public information will be available in a digital format.
The OECD issued a communication on developing Internet policy that puts pressure on ISPs to take responsibility for policing their networks. [...] But civil liberties groups, worried that it puts too much emphasis on intellectual property enforcement, have criticized the text.
Key players in the Internet world stressed that the "light touch" approach to regulation, along with a free flow of information remained vital to life on the web, the OECD said on after a two-day meeting. But governments "should improve their efforts to protect personal data, the freedom of expression, and other fundamental rights online," the meeting of OECD governments, businesses bodies and technical experts agreed.
act to make public records and information more freely available, provide for
public access to public records and information, protect public records and
information to the extent consistent with the public interest and the
protection of personal privacy, protect serving public officers from adverse
consequences for disclosing certain kinds of official information without
authorization and establish procedures for the achievement of those purposes
and related purposes thereof.
Fundación Ciudadano Inteligente — in collaboration with Información Cívica — has been organizing a series of video-conferences with transparency NGOs and “civic hackers” from Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile and Argentina. On May 5 and 6 a selection of those participants traveled to Santiago, Chile to participate in a two-day workshop focused on sharing information about new technologies, innovative transparency initiatives, and concrete ideas for future projects and collaborations. The majority of the participating organizations are involved in legislative monitoring in some form or another.
The absence of an internationally-agreed legal framework hampers the
fight against cybercrime. This session will examine the existing
mechanisms for international coordination on cyber-security and discuss
options for inter-parliamentary cooperation on and support to the
Law-making in specialized parliamentary committees, oversight over
regulatory bodies and scrutiny on governmental actions, targeted
hearings and investigations, and representations of citizens and
businesses concerns are some of the options available to parliaments to
enhance cyber-security. The session will review a few practices carried
out by legislatures around the world to respond to the cyber-security
challenges and their effectiveness.