Pan-African Parliament Speakers Conference: Transforming the Pan African Parliament into a Legislative Body
Date:Je, 08/10/2009 - Ve, 09/10/2009
The Pan-African Parliament organied The African Parliament Speakers Conference in Midrand, South Africa, from October 8th and 9th October 2009, to consider the transformation of the Pan African Parliament into a legislative body, the domestication of African Union (AU) Decisions and the advocacy of African Parliamentary Knowledge Network with the different Parliaments in Africa.
Date:Me, 08/07/2009 - Je, 09/07/2009
The first ever Secretaries-General Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliaments was held in Seoul from 8 to 9 July 2009. The Forum, hosted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, was attended by 42 delegations of parliamentary assemblies from 32 countries. Under the slogan "Beginning of a new Asia-Pacific Era” the Forum provided a platform for exchange of information and practices on the topic of e-Parliament, as well as for participants to appreciate the technologies used in the digital chamber of the Korean legislature and at the Library of the National Asssembly.
Closing session of the International Conference on the establishment of the APKN; interventions by Member countries
International Conference Development of an Equitable Information Society: the Role of African Parliaments
International Conference Development of an Equitable Information Society: the Role of African Parliaments. They agreed on a final declaration that corresponds to the Kigali Declaration on the Development of an Equitable Information Society in Africa and the Kigali Plan of Action on the Development of an Equitable Information Society: the role of Parliaments.The representatives of African Parliaments met in Kigali - Rwanda - on the 4th and 5th March 2009 at the
Date:Lu, 09/06/2008 - Ma, 10/06/2008
9 – 10 June 2008 - The Regional Secretariat for South East European Parliamentary Cooperation and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament organized on 9-10 June in Sofia the International Workshop on E-Parliament – Challenges and Opportunities of the Regional Approach. The event was held in conjunction with the Sixth General Assembly of the International Parliamentarians’ Association for Information Technology.
Date:Me, 04/06/2008 - Je, 05/06/2008
At the International Conference "Africa Parliamentary Knowledge Network – Building together Open and Learning Parliaments in Africa", hosted by the People’s Assembly of Egypt on 4 and 5 June 2008, participants reiterated the need for the establishment of the Africa Parliamentary Knowledge Network for sharing knowledge, experiences and practices, and agreed on the text of the Charter for the Network to be submitted to their respective parliaments for endorsement
Le Rapport mondial 2008 sur l’e-Parlement représente un premier effort pour établir une base de référence sur la manière dont les parlements utilisent, ou prévoient d’utiliser les TIC pour les aider à to remplir leurs responsabilités et à se connecter avec leurs électorats. Le Rapport présente également une opportunité de partager les leçons et bonnes pratiques de différentes regions.
Between July and November 2007, the Global Centre conducted a worldwide survey on the use of ICT by legislatures. A questionnaire was sent to 263 chambers of unicameral and bicameral parliaments in 188 countries and to two regional parliaments. In total 105 assemblies responded to the survey: 48 unicameral, 56 bicameral and one regional.
Towards the establishment of an African Parliamentary Knowledge Network on ICT, legislation and documentation
An International workshop “Towards the establishment of an African Parliamentary Knowledge Network on ICT, legislation and documentation" (APKN) was held on 20 March 2007 to exchange ideas and agree on a common framework for the establishment of an APKN. The workshop, hosted by the National Assembly of Nigeria, was organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.