emacao project highlight

arrow left
arrow right

The 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2013) was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 22–25 October 2013. The conference was co-organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration, Republic of Korea (MOSPA) by the Center for Electronic Governance at the UNU International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) and the National Information Society Agency, Republic of Korea (NIA).

More

Supported by the e-Government Program of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (YESSER) and jointly organized by the Saudi Computer Society (SCS) and the Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST (UNU), the 5th edition of the Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during 25-27 May 2013.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, Head of the Center for Electronic Governance and Senior Research Fellow of UNU-IIST moderated the interactive panel discussion on "Changing Role of e-Government Leadership" and contributed to the panel "Towards a Smart Government" at the 4th annual Kingdom e-Government Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27-28 May 2013; the summit is associated with Yesser - Saudi Arabian National e-Government Programme.

more

The Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST contributed to the WSIS (World Summit on Information Society) Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, 13-17 May 2013 by: 1) organizing a thematic workshop "Technology-Enabled Governance Post-2015" in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and 2) presenting at the session on "Measuring the WSIS Targets" organized by the UN-wide Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development.

more

Tomasz Janowski, head of the Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST was interviewed as part of the panel of experts and policy makers by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) about the United Nations (UN) e-Government Survey.

more

The 7th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2013) will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 22 to 25 October 2013. The conference is organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Security and Public Administration by the National Information Society Agency and the Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST (founder and coordinator of the ICEGOV series).

more

The Center for Electronic Governance at UNU-IIST in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) is organizing a thematic workshop on "Technology-Enabled Governance Post-2015" during the WSIS (World Summit on Information Society) Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, 13-17 May 2013.

more

The Center for Electronic Governance contributed to the executive training to government officials of Brunei Darussalam. The training was organized by the e-Government Innovation Centre at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam and took place in Brunei Darussalam on 17 and 19 January 2013.

more

The Center for Electronic Governance at the United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology (UNU) and the Department of Informatics at University of Minho jointly organized a week of Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, Head of the Center for Electronic Governance and Senior Research Fellow of UNU-IIST delivered a series of lectures about Electronic Governance (EGOV) in Shanghai, China during 13 and 14 November 2012.

more

The 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, ICEGOV2012, took place in Albany, New York, USA from 22 to 25 October 2012. The conference was organized under the patronage of the United States National Archives and Records Administration by the Center for Technology in Government, State University at Albany, in collaboration with the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance as the founder and coordinator of the ICEGOV series.

more

Tomasz Janowski, Head of the Center for Electronic Governance and Senior Research Fellow of UNU-IIST delivered an invited talk "Electronic Governance for Sustainable Development" at the Global e-Government Forum "Smart e-Government for a Better Future" in Seoul, Korea, 18-19 October 2012. The forum was hosted by the Ministry of Public Administration and Security of the Republic of Korea (MOPAS) and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

more

Chaired by Tomasz Janowski from the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance and comprising 11 international experts from around the world, the jury of the 2012 edition of the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment completed its on-site deliberations during 7-11 October 2012 in Al Bustan Palace in Muscat, Oman.

The Center for Electronic Governance at United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) and the Oman Information Technology Authority (ITA) jointly organized a week of Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, UNU-IIST Senior Research Fellows and Head of the Center for Electronic Governance attended a meeting of the Consultative Committee on Scientific and Technological Development and Technological Innovation of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA). The meeting took place in Beirut, Lebanon from 3 to 4 April 2012.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, Senior Research Fellow of UNU-IIST and Head of the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance contributed to the high-level academic coordination meeting on "Fostering a Critical Development Perspective on Open Government Data"in Brasilia, Brazil on 16-17 April 2012.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, Senior Research Fellow of UNU-IIST and Head of the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance presented a lecture on "Policy-Driven Electronic Governance" at the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2012, 9-11 April 2012.

more

Dr. Tomasz Janowski, UNU-IIST Senior Research Fellow and Head of the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance, presented on Tuesday 21 February 2012 a teleconference seminar on "Policy-Driven EGOV – A Context for EGOV at W3C?" for the members of the e-Government Interest Group at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

more

Elsa Estevez was invited as a keynote speaker at the International Seminar on Sharing Good Practices on the use of ICT in the Public Administration in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She delivered an online lecture on New Trends in e-Governance: Connected Governance Good Practice.

more

Tomasz Janowski presented the concept of Electronic Governance for Sustainable Development (EGOV4SD) to the UNDESA Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) in New York on 10 January 2012 and discuss collaboration between DPADM and UNU-IIST in Electronic Governance.

more

Elsa Estevez, UNU-IIST Academic Programme Officer contributed to the 2nd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) e-Government Awards and Conference in Kuwait by chairing the Jury of the 2nd GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) e-Government Award.

more

A tutorial on Electronic Governance for Sustainable Development (EGOV4SD) was organized within the ICEGOV2011conference following the keynote lecture by the Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. The tutorial was prepared by Tomasz Janowski in collaboration with Adegboyega Ojo and Elsa Estevez, all from the UNU-IIST Centre for Electronic Governance, and Maria Wimmer from the University of Koblenz-Landau.

more

During the opening ceremony of the 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance in his keynote lecture, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves in his keynote lecture, referred to the “twentieth anniversary of Estonian independence version 2.0” by addressing the fundamental question of “how sustainable in the globalized world a small country of 1.4 million could be”.

more