Best Practices and Knowledge Sharing

World e-Parliament Conference 2008

Tue, 25/11/2008 - Wed, 26/11/2008

The Report of the World e-Parliament Conference 2008 is now available.

The World e-Parliament Conference 2008 took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 and 26 November 2008. The Conference was co-organized by the European Parliament and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, a joint initiative of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and a core group of partners, established in 2006 to promote the role of parliaments in advancing the Information Society goals as well as the effective use of ICT for the modernization of parliamentary processes.

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

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.

Meeting of the Global Network of IT Experts in Parliament

Fri, 12/10/2007

Following the Conference, the first face-to-face meeting of members of the Global Network of IT Experts in Parliament (GNIT) took place on Friday, 12 October 2007. The Global Network was set up by the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament in May 2007 as an online platform where IT experts can exchange information on the use of new technologies in parliament.

World e-Parliament Conference 2010

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"

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.


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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.

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