Regional Networks

World e-Parliament Conference 2007 - Challenges and benefits of ICT in parliamentary processes

Date: 
Thu, 11/10/2007

The World e-Parliament Conference provided an opportunity to debate the challenges and benefits provided by ICT and analyzed successful approaches, identified good practices and lessons learned.
The Conference was aimed at parliamentarians, Secretaries General and parliamentary staff and officials who work with ICT, such as legislative staff, IT administrators, knowledge managers and librarians.

Taller Regional - Hacia una Red de Funcionarios de Tecnología de la Información en los Parlamentos de las Américas - RED-FTiP Américas

Date: 
Tue, 09/10/2007

A través de recursos ofrecidos por el Gobierno Italiano, el Banco Inter-Americano de Desarrollo (BID) ha lanzado el proyecto “Red de Funcionarios de Tecnología de la Información en los Parlamentos de las Américas” (RED-FTiP Américas)”, cuyo objetivo principal es fortalecer, trabajando conjuntamente con el Centro Global para la Tecnología de las Información y Comunicación en los Parlamentos, el desarrollo del clúster de América Latina de la “Red Global de Expertos de Información Tecnológica en los Parlamentos”, con el fin de asegurar un intercambio de experiencias concretas entre expertos de tecnologías en dichos parlamentos.

World e-Parliament Conference 2010

Date: 
Thu, 21/10/2010 - Fri, 22/10/2010

The World e-Parliament Conference 2010 took place on 21 and 22 October 2010 at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event was co-organized by the United Nations, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa, the Pan-African Parliament and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament.
Speeches and presentations

First regional capacity-building workshop "ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC parliaments"

Date: 
Mon, 26/07/2010 - Wed, 28/07/2010

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.

Support to ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments

Between October 2009 and June 2012 the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, in partnership with the Southern Africa Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADCPF), implemented the project  “Support to ICT Strategic Planning in the SADC Parliaments”.

Rapport mondial 2010 sur l’e-Parlement

Les Nations Unies et l'Union interparlementaire ont publié le Rapport mondial 2010 sur l'e-Parlement. Le Rapport, préparé par le Centre mondial pour les TIC au Parlement, vise à aider les législatures à tirer profit des bénéfices potentiels des TIC dans leur travail et à établir les objectifs et priorités clés pour exploiter cette importante ressource. Tout en mettant en évidence la complexité de l'e-parlement, le Rapport suggère des voies et moyens de surmonter certains des obstacles à l'utilisation effective de la technologie dans l'environnement parlementaire.

SGFAPP Founded to Usher in Era of Parliamentary Cooperation in Asia-Pacific

Source: 
NewsWorld Korea
Representatives of 42 assembly secretariats from 32 countries, including Korea, Japan, China, Turkey and Australia, got together in Seoul from July 8-9 to inaugurate the Secretaries-General Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliaments (SGFAPP) with the goal of strengthening the parliamentary network of the Asia-Pacific region. The inaugural forum, held under the theme "Cooperation of Parliaments, Beginning of a New Asia-Pacific Era", was the first official meeting of parliamentary secretaries-general in the Asia-Pacific region designed to find ways of promoting cooperation.

ECOWAS Parliament

The ECOWAS Parliament is the Assembly of the people of the Economic Community Of West African States. Members of the Parliament are deemed to represent all citizens of West Africa. It provides advisory opinion on issues covering a wide range of areas that are of crucial importance for the integration process in the region. These include respect for human rights, the interconnection of communication and telecommunication links, health, education, and revisions of basic community texts.

Location

International Conference Center Abuja, CT
Nigeria

Pan-African Parliament

The Pan-African Parliament was established in March 2004, by Article 17 of The Constitutive Act of the African Union, as one of the nine Organs provided for in the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community signed in Abuja , Nigeria , in 1991. The establishment of the Pan-African Parliament is informed by a vision to provide a common platform for African peoples and their grass-roots organizations to be more involved in discussions and decision-making on the problems and challenges facing the continent.

Location

Pan-African Parliament
Richard Drive
Midrand, GT 1685
South Africa
Phone: +27 11 545 5000

Mercosur Parliament

The Parliament of MERCOSUR was established on December 6, 2006, as a substitute for the Joint Parliamentary Committee, and is the body representing the interests of citizens of member states. The structure of the Parliament is designed as a contribution to the quality and institutional balance of the MERCOSUR, creating a common space that reflects the pluralism and diversity of the region and contributing to democracy, participation, representativeness, transparency and social legitimacy in the development of the integration process and its rules.

Location

Edificio Mercosur
Luis Piera 1992
Montevideo
Uruguay
Phone: +598 24102298

Parlamento del Mercosur

El Parlamento del MERCOSUR fue constituido el 06 de Diciembre 2006, como sustituta de la Comisión Parlamentaria Conjunta, y es el órgano, por excelencia, representativo de los intereses de los ciudadanos de los Estados Partes. La conformación del Parlamento significa un aporte a la calidad y equilibrio institucional del MERCOSUR, creando un espacio común en el que se refleja el pluralismo y las diversidades de la región, y que contribuye a la democracia, la participación, la representatividad, la transparencia y la legitimidad social en el desarrollo del proceso de integración y de sus norm

Location

Edificio Mercosur
Luis Piera 1992
Montevideo
Uruguay
Phone: +598 24102298

Latin American Parliament

The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral institution consisting of the national parliaments of Latin America elected democratically by popular vote and whose countries adhered to the Treaty of Institutionalization ratified on 16 November 1987 in Lima, Peru.

Location

Parlamento Latinoamericano
Ave. Principal de Amador, Edif. 1111 y 1113
Panama City
Panama

Parlamento Latinoamericano

El Parlamento Latinoamericano (Parlatino), es un organismo regional, permanente y unicameral, integrado por los Parlamentos nacionales de América Latina, elegidos democráticamente mediante sufragio popular, cuyos países suscribieron el correspondiente Tratado de Institucionalización el 16 de noviembre de 1.987, en Lima -Perú, y aquellos cuyos Estados se adhirieron al mismo o lo hagan en cualquier tiempo, de conformidad con los procedimientos señalados en este Estatuto.

Location

Parlamento Latinoamericano
Ave. Principal de Amador, Edif. 1111 y 1113
Panama City
Panama

European Parliament

The European Parliament is the Community institution that represents the peoples of the Member States of the European Union. The Parliament plays an active role in drafting legislation which has an impact on the daily lives of its citizens.

Location

European Parliament
Rue Wiertz
Brussels B-1047
Belgium
Phone: + 32 2 28 4 21 11
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