Search
 
Send by e-mail Print
  Français

 
Home > E-Governance Capacity Building - Updated: 19-12-2007 11:18


UNESCO E-Governance Capacity Building Initiative

Focus on Latin America
Focus on Africa
Focus on the Caribbean

Defining E-Governance

Examples of E-Governance

Useful Links

News Archives

13 ICT projects





Book(s)
Guía de Democracia Electrónica Local UNESCO/ Universidad Externado de Colombia

Guía de Gobierno Electrónico Local UNESCO/ Universidad Externado de Colombia

Documents
ICTs and Good Governance: The Contribution of Information and Communication Technologies to Local Governance in Latin America
A survey on the conditions for the use of ICTs in five countries in Latin America: Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador and Mexico. (Disponible en español)

ICTs as Tool for Improving Local Governance in Africa
A UNESCO project mission report and assessment of the current situation and outlook in selected African municipalities (Zanzibar, Lusaka, and Maputo)

Websites
Digital Opportunity Channel (Go)
Institute for e-Government - Competence Centre of the University of Potsdam (Go)
Observatorio de Sociedad, Gobierno y Tecnologías de Información (Go)
The UK Planning Portal for Local Authorities (Go)
Event(s)
EGOV 06 - Fifth E-GOV Conference
International e-Participation and Local Democracy Symposium

 

"Good governance is perhaps the single most important factor in eradicating poverty and promoting development." - Kofi A. Annan, Former Secretary General of the United Nations

 News

Publication : Curriculum Giude on e-Governanace for African Government Institutions Publication : Curriculum Giude on e-Governanace for African Government Institutions
19-12-2007 - The Curriculum Guide is intended to be used as a reference tool by African schools of public administration, when designing short in-service training courses for local government institutions. The purpose of the guide is to facilitate the development of curricula on e-governance and to enhance the capacity of local government institutions in African countries to adopt e-governance programmes.

Paper Paper " ICTs for Good Governance – Experiences from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean by Paul de Guchteneire and Kristina Mlikota
10-10-2007 - The paper “ICTs for Good Governance – Experiences from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean” explores the potential of ICTs to enhance local economic and social development, improve relations between governments and citizens and foster overall capacity-building in developing countries, based on experiences of UNESCO’s project “ICTs as Tools for Improving Local Governance” and other relevant initiatives. The paper has been submitted to the 8th European Conference on e-Government to be held form 10-11 July 2008 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Specialization course on local e-governance: Cegel II (in Spanish) and Cegel I (in Portuguese) Specialization course on local e-governance: Cegel II (in Spanish) and Cegel I (in Portuguese)
03-10-2006 - This course organized by UNESCO and the Union Iberoamericana de Municipalistas (UIM) in the framework of the cross-cutting project on “ICTs to improve governance” financed by the Spanish Government aims at delivering essential skills to local government officials and will examine how ICTs can be used by the local public organizations and what it can bring to local democracy.

UNESCO supports a high level course on leadership and information management for local public servants in Latin America UNESCO supports a high level course on leadership and information management for local public servants in Latin America
27-03-2006 (Bogotá)  - In cooperation with the Universidad Externado de Colombia, the Colombian Federation of Municipalities, the German Cooperation Agency and Transparency for Colombia, UNESCO launched a face-to-face and virtual course to promote the use of ICTs to improve governance.

UNESCO supports e-governance project in the Caribbean UNESCO supports e-governance project in the Caribbean
21-02-2006 (Kingston)  - UNESCO, in collaboration with the Caribbean Centre for the Development Administration (CARICAD), and the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) launches a series of electronic governance related capacity development activities in Caribbean.

Spain releases US$ 816,000 for IFAP projects Spain releases US$ 816,000 for IFAP projects
17-01-2006 (Paris)  - Thanks to funds now released by the Spanish Government, four projects of UNESCO’s Information for All Programme (IFAP) can now begin. All four projects deal with e-governance in Latin American countries.

UN Global e-Government Readiness Report 2005: From e-Government to e-Inclusion UN Global e-Government Readiness Report 2005: From e-Government to e-Inclusion
16-01-2006 - Constructing a model for the measurement of digitized services, the Survey assesses the 191 member states of the UN according to a quantitative composite index of e-government readiness based on website assessment; telecommunication infrastructure and human resource endowment.

UNESCO supports the publication of training manuals on e-democracy and e-governance in Latin America UNESCO supports the publication of training manuals on e-democracy and e-governance in Latin America
16-09-2005 - In cooperation with the Universidad Externado of Colombia and in the framework of the e-governance cross-cutting project, UNESCO publishes two training manuals for local civil servants in Latin America who wish to develop policies and projects in the field of e-governance.

E-government toolkit for developing countries now available E-government toolkit for developing countries now available
22-07-2005 (New Delhi)  - A toolkit to help policy makers and senior executives in developing countries on how and when to start successfully e-government projects was recently published by UNESCO and India’s National Informatics Centre (NIC) as a contribution to promote transparency in public administrations and democratic processes.

UWIDEC and UNESCO launch an online course on Local e-Governance in the Caribbean UWIDEC and UNESCO launch an online course on Local e-Governance in the Caribbean
01-07-2005 - The University of the West Indies Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC) and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have just launched an online course on Local e-Governance in the Caribbean.

 News (other sources)



Support

Disclaimer
ID: 2179 | guest (Read)    © 2005 - UNESCO