Accountability

Time for parliaments to commit to openness

"Parliaments are, after all, the governing institution closest to the citizens, meant to provide citizens with a direct link to the policymaking process and a method of accountability and oversight of other branches of government" says Mr. Ranko Krivokapic, President of the Parliament of Montenegro, and newly elected President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, in this article.  He underlines the importance of  "transparency and openness as key to reinforcing the trust between parliaments and voters".

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.

Using Parliamentary Websites as an Engagement Tool - A guide for parliaments

Authors: 
Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Louise Thompson

This Guide is intended to be used by parliaments for the purposes of effectively engaging citizens through their websites. It stems from research conducted as part of the Managing Parliament’s Image project.

Organising and Managing Parliamentary Websites - A guide for parliaments

Authors: 
Cristina Leston-Bandeira, Louise Thompson

This Guide is intended to be used by parliaments for the purposes of effectively organising and managing their websites and the staff responsible for them. It stems from research conducted as part of the Managing Parliament’s Image project.

2012 Law Via the Internet Conference

Date: 
Di, 07/10/2012 - Ma, 09/10/2012

The 2012 Law Via the Internet (LVI 2012) took place at the Cornell Legal Information Institute (Ithaca, New York) from 7 to 9 October 2012 and covered themes on free and open access to legal information: open government and e- participation, legal publishing, open access and sustainability, applications, data management, etc.

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.

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