World e-Parliament Conference 2008
Presentations at the World e-Parlement Conference 2008
Panelists and Speakers at the World e-Parliament Conference 2008
The Report of the World e-Parliament Conference 2008 is now available
For lunch breaks there is a self-service cafeteria available on the European Parliament premises (ASP building, ground floor) with meal options varying from EUR 6,00 to EUR 10,00. Several restaurants with reasonable lunch offers of EUR 9,00-15,00 can be found at the Luxembourg square in the immediate vicinity of the European Parliament. On 25 November at 18.00 there will be a joint cocktail with finger food and drinks. Coffee and tea will be served in the meeting rooms during the sessions.
Attention is drawn to the strict provisions regarding the entry into Belgium, which refuses the entry to those not having the required visa. Participants are responsible for their visa requests that should be presented to the Belgium Consulate or Diplomatic Mission responsible for the necessary arrangements in their country of residence.
To locate a Belgium Consulate or responsible Diplomatic Mission please follow this link
The United Nations, through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, and the European Parliament will sponsor the participation of a limited number of parliamentary staff from developing countries (according to the OECD/DAC list of ODA recipients) by covering the travel and per diem expenses of one delegate per Chamber. Parliaments are expected to directly support the additional delegates.
The World e-Parliament Conference 2008 is principally aimed at members of parliament, secretaries general, parliamentary staff and officials, experts from international organizations and academics who work and deal with information and communication technologies as instruments to improve and modernize parliamentary business and citizens’ participation in public decision-making processes.
The World e-Parliament Conference 2008 will be held on Tuesday, 25 November, and Wednesday, 26 November, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.
The inaugural session will be held in the morning of 25 November followed by plenary and parallel working sessions. The closing session will take place in the afternoon of 26 November.
The inaugural, closing and plenary working sessions will be held in Room PHS 3C50. The parallel sessions will be held in Rooms: ASP 3G 2, ASP 3G 3, and ASP 3E2.
Date: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.
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.