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Project ID: 1177509019
Entity: Commonwealth Secretariat
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Activity: NEPAD e-Governance Programme
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Activity description: The NEPAD e-Africa Commission, with the Commonwealth Secretariat convened two workshops to advance the e-Governance agenda in the African continent. The first workshop, Strategic Gap Analysis Workshop, June 2006, was based on an e-readiness assessment of a representative sample of twenty African countries and assisted, through an intense multi-stakeholder consultation and brainstorming, with the identification of themes and their prioritization to enable the development and implementation of the NEPAD e-Governance Programme. The second workshop, November 2006, built on these prioritized themes and developed an integrated “NEPAD e-Governance Strategic Plan”, which will form the framework upon which ICT will be used to support good governance in the African continent in the context of NEPAD.
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Entity from: International
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: Regional
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development] [National e-strategies] [ICT in Parliaments] [E-participation] [Partnerships]
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-government] [E-government strategies] [E-government systems] [Measuring e-government] [Knowledge management] [E-business] [E-commerce and e-trade] [Enabling environment] [SME competitiveness] [Technology and innovation] [Supply chains and outsourcing] [E-learning] [E-health] [E-employment] [Expanding income gaps] [Professional training] [Role of social actors] [E-environment] [Protect environment] [Ensure sustainable ICTs] [Monitor/prevent disasters] [E-agriculture] [E-science]
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Conference, Workshop
Time scale: Completed
Partners: ComSec & NEPAD e-Africa Commission

 

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