The ECA/IDRC Pan-African initiative e-commerce
The African Development Forum Meeting, convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa in October 1999, considered the development of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in Africa and ...
Statistics and indicators in the fields of human rights and governance: METAGORA
In the course of the last four years a huge amount of resources and energy has been invested in launching and supporting the so-called Monteux/Munich/Merida process. This process aims at strengthening the use of statistics, ...
Indicators for assessing spatially enabled government services
This paper aims to introduce and discuss various challenges and issues associated with the new vision of spatially enabled government and society. It also discusses the importance, role and value of benchmarking government ...
Follow-up to Third meeting of the Sub-Committee on statistics of the committee on development information
This document reports on the implementation of some of those activities, the constraints faced as well as some corrective measures for a better and effective achievement of the objectives of the Sub Committee.
Critical and prospective views on ICTs, governance and people in Africa
This paper raises several fundamental issues: Are African States as we know them today able to promote accountable and transparent governance? To what extent is electronic governance pre-conditioned by democracy? What are ...
Notes and guidelines for chairs, speakers, panellists, rappporteurs, delegates and observers at the third meeting of the committee on development information(CODI.3)
The Committee on Development Information (CODI) is composed of statisticians, librarians, information and Geo-information specialists, who are government officials of the members States of the Economic Commission for ...
Information age government: Success stories of online land records & revenue governance from India : executive summary
The manual systems of maintaining land records in India are as diverse as the country itself. The traditional methods have been changing over the years in each state according to local practices and traditions. The procedure ...
Information in the service of governance: Plenary session no.3: The role of the private sector "Private - Public: A marriage of convenience"
Internet, Television, Urbanization, Democracy and above all Literacy have transformed the whole world in a small microcosm where African citizens has also ended up by developing new needs, like what is going on elsewhere. ...
Draft provisional annotated agenda
This report reviews the recommendations made during the CODI II meeting in 2001. The progress made and remaining tasks will be highlighted.
L'information au service de la gouvernance
L'Internet, la télévision, l’urbanisation, la Démocratie et surtout l'alphabétisation ont transformé le monde entier en un petit microcosme où le citoyen africain lambda a fini aussi par avoir des besoins nouveaux à l’instar ...