Regional Networks

William T. Pound, Executive Director, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

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Presentation by William T. Pound, Executive Director, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Lim In Gyu, Deputy Secretary General, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

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Presentation by Lim In Gyu, Deputy Secretary General, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

Moira Fraser, Chair of the IFLA Parliamentary Library and Research Services Section

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Presentation by Moira Fraser, Chair of the IFLA Parliamentary Library and Research Services Section and Librarian of the Parliament of New Zealand

Questions and Answers

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Open discussion with the audience

Piotr Nowina-Konopka, co-Director of ECPRD and Director for Relations with National Parliaments of the European Parliament

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Presentation by Piotr Nowina-Konopka, co-Director of the ECPRD and Director for Relations with National Parliaments of the European Parliament

Hafnaoui Amrani, President of ASGP and Secretary General, Council of the Nation of Algeria

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Presentation by Hafnaoui Amrani, President, Association of Secretaries General of Parliament (ASGP) and Secretary General, Council of the Nation of Algeria

Annual meeting of the ECPRD Working Group on ICT: Advanced IT Services for MPs, Citizens and Parliamentary Cooperation

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Thu, 26/11/2009 - Fri, 27/11/2009

The Italian Senate and Chamber of Deputies hosted the 2009 ICT Working Group meeting on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 November in Rome. The theme for this conference was: "Advanced IT Services for MPs , Citizens and Parliamentary Cooperation".

Regional Workshop: The Impact of New Technologies in Parliament's Transformation in Latin American and the Caribbean

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Fri, 06/11/2009

The workshop constituted a unique opportunity to strengthen the intra-Regional dialogue on the importance and the use of information and communication technologies in supporting Parliaments’ representative and legislative functions, and enhance the effectiveness, transparency and accessibility of Parliamentary operations, as well as communication with the citizens. Parliaments are uniquely positioned to use new technologies to demonstrate the broader societal impact of applying information and communication technologies to the values of openness and effectiveness in the public sphere; in this context the workshop also embraced the theme of how Parliaments can contribute to the advancement of the information society in the Region.

The World e-Parliament Conference took place in Washington D.C.

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Tue, 03/11/2009 - Thu, 05/11/2009

The 2009 edition of the World e-Parliament Conference  took place from 3 to 5 November 2009 at the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.
The Conference is the annual forum of the community of parliaments addressing, from both the policy and technical perspectives, how the use of information and communication technology can help improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness, and effectiveness in the complex parliamentary environment.

The Report of the World e-Parliament Conference 2009 is now available.

Report of the World e-Parliament Conference 2008

The World e-Parliament Conference 2008 took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 and 26 November 2008. The World e-Parliament Conference 2008 represented a unique opportunity for leaders and members of parliaments, parliamentary officials and experts to exchange views at a global level on new technologies and innovation as tools to strengthen the representative, legislative and oversight functions of regional and national assemblies.

Pan-African Parliament Speakers Conference: Transforming the Pan African Parliament into a Legislative Body

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Thu, 08/10/2009 - Fri, 09/10/2009

The Pan-African Parliament organied The African Parliament Speakers Conference in Midrand, South Africa, from October 8th and 9th October 2009, to consider the transformation of the Pan African Parliament into a legislative body, the domestication of African Union (AU) Decisions and the advocacy of African Parliamentary Knowledge Network with the different Parliaments in Africa.

First Secretaries-General Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliaments (SGFAPP)

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Wed, 08/07/2009 - Thu, 09/07/2009

The first ever Secretaries-General Forum of Asia-Pacific Parliaments was held in Seoul from 8 to 9 July 2009. The Forum, hosted by the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, was attended by 42 delegations of parliamentary assemblies from 32 countries. Under the slogan "Beginning of a new Asia-Pacific Era” the Forum provided a platform for exchange of information and practices on the topic of e-Parliament, as well as for participants to appreciate the technologies used in the digital chamber of the Korean legislature and at the Library of the National Asssembly.

Closing session

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Closing session of the International Conference on the establishment of the APKN; interventions by Member countries

Final remarks

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Final remarks during the international conference on Africa Parliamentary Knowledge Network held at the People's Assembly of Egypt, Cairo, Egypt, 4-5 June 2008.
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