The Centro de Emprendimiento e Internet is an open initiative from Paraguay’s National Secretariat for Information and Communication Technologies (SENATICs), the Latin American and Caribbean Country Code Top-Level Domain Association (LACTLD) and ICANN. The goal in establishing the Center is to contribute to the evolution of the Internet ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean region. The Center will serve as a knowledge repository and networking point for acquiring and sharing expertise, resources, training and support for the implementation of initiatives and projects in digital environments.
The 6th Annual Conference of the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), to be held in San José de Costa Rica, on October 17th and 18th 2016 will be centered on enhancing the ongoing multistakeholder exchange on how to address challenges, opportunities and potential of free, open and accessible online channels and platforms for political, social and economic development.
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.