International Cooperation

Charter of the International Parliamentarians' Association for Information Technology

Chapter 1 – General Provisions

Article 1 – (Name)
This organization shall be named the International Parliamentarians’ Association for Information Technology (hereby IPAIT).

Article 2 – (Purpose)
IPAIT’s main purpose shall be to support the development of information technology at the parliamentarian level as well as to achieve a balanced development of information technology and sharing of information among all countries around the world by promoting international exchange and cooperation among parliamentarians.

World e-Parliament Conference 2007 and related meetings

Tue, 09/10/2007 - Fri, 12/10/2007

The World e-Parliament Conference 2007 and related meetings took place in Geneva from 9 to 12 October 2007.
The Conference, opened on 11 October by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the President of the Association of Secretaries General of Parliament, provided for the first time a forum for MPs and officials, academics and representatives of international organizations and the civil society, to exchange views and experiences, analyze successful approaches, and identify best practices on the use of new technologies to modernize parliamentary processes and improve dialogue between parliaments, legislators and citizens.

International Conference on The policymaking role of Parliaments in the development of the Information Society

Sat, 03/03/2007 - Sun, 04/03/2007

The International Conference on “The policymaking role of Parliaments in the development of the Information Society” was organized by the Chamber of Deputies of Italy. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) provided substantive and technical inputs to the Conference through the Global Centre for Information and Communication Technologies in Parliament.

Regional Workshop for Parliaments of Latin America “ICT strategic planning and use of social media in parliaments”

Wed, 23/10/2013 - Fri, 25/10/2013

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in cooperation with the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Parliament of Uruguay,  organized a three-day Regional Workshop for Latin American parliaments on “ICT Strategic Planning and Use of Social Media in Parliaments”, hosted by the Parliament of Uruguay in Montevideo on 23, 24 and 25 October 2013.

The workshop was organized within the framework of the Exchange Network of Parliaments of Latin America and the Caribbean (ENPLAC) and built on previous activities carried out by UN/DESA in Latin America through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament and the project funded through the United Nations Development Account Supporting the Establishment of a Latin American Parliamentary Knowledge Network.

Internet Governance Forum 2013

Tue, 22/10/2013 - Fri, 25/10/2013

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi-stakeholder forum for policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance. It brings together all stakeholders in the Internet governance debate, whether they represent governments, the private sector or civil society, including the technical and academic community, on an equal basis and through an open and inclusive process. The establishment of the IGF was formally announced by the United Nations Secretary-General in July 2006. It was first convened in October-November 2006 and has held an annual meeting since then.

Report of the World e-Parliament Conference 2012

The Report of the World e-Parliamente Conference 2012 is now available. This report summarizes the presentations and practices showcased during the different sessions of the conference,  and highlights the main points of discussion.

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.

Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean is the forum where the Parliaments of the region come together and operate to reach those common objectives towards the creation of the best political, social, economic and cultural environment and conditions for the fellow citizens of the member states.

Training for Parliamentary libraries and research services of the Asia Pacific region

Wed, 14/08/2013

On 14 August 2013, in Singapore, 25 participants from 10 countries of the Asia Pacific Region participated on a one-day training for parliamentary libraries and research services on Strategic Management of ICT in Parliamentary Libraries, organized by the IFLA Sections on Library and Research Services for Parliaments and on Information Technology, the Library of the Parliament of Singapore, and the Parliament of Australia, with the cooperation of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament. Around 10 librarians and research staff from countries outside the region attended the training as observers.

TransparencyCamp 2013

Sat, 04/05/2013 - Sun, 05/05/2013

TransparencyCamp is an "unconference" for opengov: an event where, each year, journalists, developers, technologists, policy-makers, government officials, students, academics, and everyone in between gather to share their knowledge about how to use new technologies and policies to make our government really work for the people -- and to help our people work smarter with our government.

ECPRD meetings: presentations and videos now online

The presentations and videos of the latest ECPRD meetings are now online.

Conferencia Mundial de 2012 sobre el Parlamento electrónico

Thu, 13/09/2012 - Sat, 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

Thu, 13/09/2012 - Sat, 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

Thu, 13/09/2012 - Sat, 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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