The Organization of American States (OAS) began on Monday the first edition of its OAS Fellowship on Open Government in the Americas, with a meeting that brought together 24 young leaders from 16 countries of the Americas in the U.S. cities of Osprey Point, Maryland and Washington, DC, to debate ideas, exchange experiences and work on projects designed to increase governmental transparency, participation and citizen collaboration.
Cartagena de Indias, December 3th and 4th
This 3rd Ministerial Meeting on E-Government/ 8th Meeting of the Network of e-Government Leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean (Red Gealc), with the incorporation of Spain and Portugal and the narrowing of ties with Korea, marks the expansion towards the Ibero-American space and the awareness of a globally acknowledge country experience with e-government, representing altogether a milestone towards the network’s expansion and openness to the world. In turn, the Cartagena meeting will act as a catalyst for network’s work within the next two years, renewing the LAC region’s commitment with the use of technology in the service of citizens.
The Danish Government and the OECD organised the meeting of the OECD Network on E-Government (E-Leaders 2014) in Copenhagen, to discuss "Improving Governance for Better Digital Strategies". The meeting was hosted by the Agency for Digitisation of the Danish Ministry of Finance. Bjarne Corydon, Minister of Finance, opened the meeting.
On 22-23 September 2014, the Danish Government and the OECD will organise the next meeting of the OECD Network on E-Government (E-Leaders 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark to discuss "Improving Governance for Better Digital Strategies".
As a result of the first workshop "Regional Collaborative Mechanism of Public Software", emerged a community of knowledge on the subject, including e-government officials from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela, with Red Gealc coordination and support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).