The excelGOV awards 2016 are organized by the Network of e-Government Leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean (RED GEALC), with the support of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB). This is the 5th edition and the winner will be selected and the nomination announced in the IV Ministerial Meeting of Electronic Government which will be take place on December 1st and 2nd in Santiago de Chile.
This award recognizes the best solutions implemented by governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to implement a public administration focused on citizens. Each edition allows to learn and systematize the most innovating policies on digital government. Every two years, more than 70 solutions from around twenty countries participate in this showcase.
The Deadline is September 30th, at 11:00 pm, Washington DC time.
The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) cordially invites you to the 12 th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF), which will take place from the 10th to 12th August, 2016, at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City, Belize.
The ninth edition of the United Nations E-Government Survey highlights a positive global trend towards higher levels of e-government development. Countries in all regions are increasingly embracing innovation and utilizing ICTs to deliver services and engage people in decision-making processes. One of the most important new trends is the advancement of people-driven services. It addresses the growing demand for more personalized services that reflect individual needs, as well as people’s aspiration to be more closely engaged in the design and delivery of services. These new demands are transforming the way the public sector operates.
President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sir Charles Dennis Byron informed participants of the Hague Convention Conference that the CCJ is in the final stages of developing programmes that would reduce the use of paper in judicial processes throughout the region.
The Cabinet of Barbados will soon be asked to approve the approach that has been recommended to implement the national knowledge management system. So says Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer-Suckoo. She told deputy permanent secretaries and heads of departments attending the opening ceremony yesterday morning of the Certified Knowledge Manager Training Workshop, being conducted by the US-based Knowledge Management (KM) Institute, which was held in the Warrens Suite of Baobab Towers, that the top priority would be the creation of an appropriate strategic and high level policy framework.