International Cooperation

Welcoming Address by Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations

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Welcoming Address by Mr. Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations

Grand debut for CODIST II as MPs launch African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation

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UNECA
A major outcome of the four-day meeting of the Committee on Development Information Science and Technology (CODIST II) in Addis Ababa in May 2011, has been the launch of the African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (AIPF-STI) according to the Information and Communications Service of ECA. The Forum will advocate for more investments in Science, Technology and Innovation at country level.

Korea To Donate Computers to Cameroon's Parliament

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AllAfrica
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Cameroon, Hosung Lee, says the National Assembly of Korea recently decided to donate computers to the National Assembly of Cameroon.

Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas (FIPA)

The Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas (FIPA) is an independent network made up of the national legislatures of those governments who are members of the Organization of American States (OAS). FIPA members are committed to promoting parliamentary participation in the inter-American system and to developing inter-parliamentary dialogue on issues of importance to the hemisphere.

'World's largest paedophile ring' uncovered

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BBC News

International police led by a UK team say they shut down the largest internet paedophile ring yet discovered. The global forum had 70,000 followers at its height, leading to 4,000 intelligence reports being sent to police across 30 countries.

48th Intersteno Congress

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Sun, 10/07/2011 - Fri, 15/07/2011

Globalization increases the need of fast and accurate written communications: fast writing methods play an important role in supporting ICT technology to reach this goal thus helping in eliminating communication barrier even in one-to-one meetings also from distant places and in different languages.

Parliaments on the Net IX: Third generation parliamentary websites, evolution or revolution

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Thu, 12/05/2011 - Fri, 13/05/2011

Organized by the European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation (ECPRD), the ninth edition of the Parliaments on the Net seminar is intended for website professionals and decision makers in parliaments of the ECPRD, and will focus on third generation technologies such as social networks, e-petitions, blogs, SMS and email-alerts, online polls, crowd-sourcing, RSS and faceted search. The event is for ECPRD members only.

International Workshop "Leveraging ICT to improve services and promote networking and knowledge sharing among Latin American....

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IFLA - Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, is organizing the workshop “Leveraging ICT to improve services and promote networking and knowledge sharing among Latin American parliamentary libraries”. The workshop is hosted by the National Congress of Chile in Valparaiso from 19 to 21 January 2011.

Technical Assistance Experts' Roster

The Global Centre, in collaboration with partnering institutions, provides technical assistance and advisory services directed at supporting parliaments to develop among others: Parliament e-readiness analyses; user and system requirement analyses; ICT strategies and operational plans; organizational reengineering and new working methods; parliament interoperability frameworks and pilot projects.

Report of the Workshop “ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments”, July 2010, Namibia

The Workshop “ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments”, held from 26 to 28 July 2010 in Windhoek, Namibia, provided a regional platform to raise awareness among the SADC parliaments on the potential of ICT in parliament and on the importance of strategic planning for the effective adoption and integration of ICT in parliamentary processes.

Fifth high-level Meeting of the Board of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament

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Fri, 22/10/2010

The Fifth Meeting of the Board of the Global Centre took place on 22 October 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. It was hosted by the Pan-African Parliament, in conjunction with the World e-Parliament Conference 2010. The Board meeting focused on a review of the activities of the Global Centre and a discussion of a 2010-2020 Framework Programme for the Global Centre. The Board also elected the European Parliament and the Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic as new co-Chairs.

Fourth Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament

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Mon, 20/09/2010 - Tue, 21/09/2010

The Fourth Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament took place in Rome on 20-21 September 2010 and focused on 1) Review of 2010 activities, 2) Overview of the objectives and structure of the upcoming Meeting of the Board, 3) Elements for a draft Board statement, 4) Presentation of the draft 10-year programmatic document for the continuation of the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament and discussion, 5) Presentation of the Agenda of World e-Parliament Conference 2010 and discussion, and 6) Presentation of the Global Centre’s work plan for 2010 and 2011.

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