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.
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.
Dominican Republic: The e-Government Plan will be launched next June*
08-04-2005 - The Dominican e-Government Plan proposed by the President Leonel Fernández during his campaign will start in June. The Ministry of Education will be the first one to go online. This initiative will allow citizens to obtain information on public services by visiting a Web portal.
UNESCO supports an online Observatory on ICTs, Society and Governance issues in Latin America*
09-12-2004 - UNESCO´s project on e-governance capacity-building established a cooperation agreement with the Universidad Externado de Colombia to strengthen the online Observatory on ICTs, Society and Government issues launched by this University in 2003. The Observatory has a clearing house function on e-governance and on the information society in Colombia and Latin America.