A more efficient government, security and education, a higher level of learning in schools: all of these can become possible if we try a different nature and structure of the government. Why do we need the change? It’s simple: firstly, because all of us want to know where our money go. Then, because we need transparency, we want our point of view to be taken into account. Don Tapscott (business executive, author, consultant and speaker based…
The 5th Ministerial eGovernment Meeting and Conference took place in Malmo, Sweden between 18 and 20 November 2009. Telecentre-Europe was invited by the European Commission not only to participate, but also to tell the world about what we are doing, by being provided with a speaking slot in one of the sessions. More than that, a Romanian team of web-reporters was accompanying me in Malmo,… Continue
“The European eGovernment Awards is a European Commission initiative organised every two years. The aim is to encourage good practices and innovative solutions in central government authorities to increase access to public services for businesses and individuals”.
According with the definition, five winners are receiving congratulations now, here in Malmo, for their eGovernment projects and… Continue
A more efficient government, security and education, a higher level of learning in schools: all of these can become possible if we try a different nature and structure of the government. Why do we need the change? It’s simple: firstly, because all of us want to know where our money is going. Then, because we need transparency, we want our point of view to be taken into account.
Don Tapscott (business executive, author, consultant and speaker… Continue
There are two new ideas roaming about Europe: that of sophisticated electronic ID cards, (eID), and that of a more secure digital communication, (De-mail). These were discussed during the “Boosting the Single Market Through Next Generation eServices” Conference, here in Malmo, today.
Electronic ID cards have three additional features: embedded fingerprints, a PIN code, and an electronic signature. These cards are already in use in Belgium and other developed European countries, but… Continue
So here we are, at the eGovernment Conference in Malmo, where high-level speakers and 1 000 delegates representing Member States, EFTA and candidate countries, the European Commission, international and regional organisations, leaders of the ICT industry and its main organisations, as well as academia and others have gathered to discuss the concept of a "digital Europe".
The goal is to reach a higher level of sophistication in the use of… Continue
On november 18, 2009, The European Free Trade Area Countries, Ministers responsible for eGovernment policy of the European Union Member States and the Candidates Countries approved Ministerial Declaration on eGovernment, in Malmo, Sweden.
Today, during a press conference Mats Odell, Minister of Financial Markets of Sweden and Siim Kallas, Commissioner responsible for Administrative Affairs, Audit and Anti-Fraud talk about the content… Continue
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Have you ever asked yourself how can the “European Union” be discovered and explored from an original perspective? The project called Young Reporters School provides a great opportunity for all to stay in touch with latest developments on diverse matters of the European Union during the Swedish Presidency of the Council (1 July to 31 December 2009).
The project involves young pupils in the first or second year at an upper secondary… Continue
Here you have information about the Call for Proposals for the new eIFL.net program to stimulate innovate services in public libraries in developing and transition countries.
The Public Library Innovation Program (http://plip.eifl.net) will encourage public libraries to reach out to their communities, partnering with local government, business and other organizations to assess local needs and develop new services. Technology has transformed… Continue
It was three years ago that e-ISOTIS and AbilityNet decided that they should do something in order to make people aware of and celebrate how ICT, products and services were serving the lives of people with disabilities, and the elderly, and highlight how users could exploit these tools. Together, we wished to make people believe in the power of Accessible ICT and Assistive Technology by promoting best practice and success, to recognise the efforts… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on November 16, 2009 at 12:38 —
Intel, the world renowned company which supplies microprocessors including Pentium, now a household name, has been chosen by ICTA as the ‘Knowledge Partner’ for e-Asia 2009.
In a mutually rare opportunity Vice President of Intel Corporation, Navin Shenoy, will address the e-Asia 2009 conference in which about 1500 local and international delegates including global visionaries, innovators, practitioners, policy makers and representatives… Continue
Added by S Gavashkar on November 13, 2009 at 18:11 —
Samsung Networks Inc. enriched by technology and expertise accumulated through experience in various IT fields over a long period of time has been chosen by ICTA as the Technology Partner for e-Asia 2009(www.e-asia.org).
Samsung Networks Inc. has ultra-speed global networks connected to 400 sites in 70 countries around the world.
Referring to Samsung Networks Inc.’s proven capability and… Continue
Added by S Gavashkar on November 13, 2009 at 17:55 —
It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Mr. Ben Waumans the great man of Eindhoven and the founder of GDCO was passed away last Wednesday 11th November (67 years)… I call him last week inquiring about his health but the phone was answered by his son … on behave of GDCO and its partners specially Gedaref university,,, and on behave of Gedaref state community and on behave of all the disabled I would like to show our deep…Continue
ICT for Development Intellectual Disability Students
Studies Centre for Handicapped Research (SCHR), dedicated to providing and improving special educational program through ICTs in Syria to those lives affected by Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy, Autism and Down Syndrome and other neurological conditions resulting in intellectual, physical, sensory or multiple learning disabilities.
Visit us on… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on November 10, 2009 at 19:36 —
Telecentre.org is launching an online consultation and everyone is invited to participate.
As many of you know telecentre.org is moving to a new home base in the Philippines by the end of the year. Starting November 12th, we are opening an online consultation in our website to hear your thoughts on how to make telecentre.org stronger, better, and more relevant to you… Continue
ICT4D PWDs is a Social Network Community of people and organizations working together to improve the social and economic impact of Persons With Disabilities, Opportunities for connecting (PWDs) through ICTs.
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have the potential for making significant improvements in the lives of (PWDs). And ICT has been identified as an important aspect of the wider strategy for the social inclusion of disabled… Continue
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