TUESDAY, 09 APR 2024

Eswatini’s Digital Sovereignty

In the past, Eswatini underwent significant political upheaval, driven by governance issues exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with digital media exposing societal awareness of political flaws. During this period, the government enacted the Data Protection Act 2022 amidst increasing internet usage and digitalization…

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MONDAY, 08 APR 2024

Estonia’s Digital ID App

Estonia, one of the world’s pioneers in digital governance and digital IDs, is expecting its national digital identity mobile application to be available in the summer. The news comes after delays to the app rollout were announced in October due to legislative and technical…

Source: https://digitalgovernmentcentral.com/estonias-digital-id-app/


Equatorial Guinea's Digital Development

The Prime Minister received the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Anna M. Pont, with whom she discussed the Government’s priorities for the national education sector and the achievements of the United Nations System..

Source: https://digitalgovernmentcentral.com/equatorial-guineas-digital-development-discussions/

FRIDAY,05 APR 2024

El Salvador’s Digital Innovation

Daniel Méndez, serving as the Secretary of the Ministry of Innovation, and Javier Marín, a partner at Numu-BeDisruptive specializing in Latin America and the Caribbean, have collaboratively signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

Source: https://digitalgovernmentcentral.com/el-salvadors-digital-innovation/


Egypt Accelerating Digitization

With a mobile phone penetration rate of about 95%, accounting for more than 100 million subscriptions, and an internet penetration rate of 49%, Egypt is positioning itself as the ICT giant of Africa. As part of its “Vision 2030” strategy, the government has adopted a proactive stance by introducing a new…

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Digital Transformation in Ecuador

Ecuador has made significant progress in the adoption of digital technologies over the past decade, with 60 percent of households now having access to the internet, a 28-percentage point increase from 2014. Although the government of Ecuador is committed to driving digital transformation, as reflected…

Source: https://digitalgovernmentcentral.com/digital-transformation-in-ecuador/

TUESDAY, 02 APR 2024

Growth in Dominican Republic’s ICT Sector

The information and communication technology (ICT) sector in the DR has experienced significant growth in recent years. The GODR has been focused on the digital transformation of the country through the national strategy “Agenda Digital 2030’’ which seeks to raise national competitiveness, improve the standard of living of the population, and make efficient and transparent public administration.

The agenda follows five strategic and two transversal axes: governance and regulatory framework, connectivity and access, education and digital skills, digital government, digital economy, cybersecurity, and technological innovation. By the end of 2021, the GODR had implemented numerous projects to boost the digital economy and promote cyber-security in government and commercial institutions.

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MONDAY, 01 APR 2024

Dominica’s Digital Government Priorities

The Office of Government Information and Communication Technologies (OGTIC) has set its priorities for digital government in 2024. The two main initiatives are the launch of the Citizen File platform and the expansion of GOB Service Points, with two new physical service centers in San Cristóbal and Punta Cana.

The Citizen File is a comprehensive platform that will improve the interaction between citizens and the government. It will allow Dominicans to access and manage their information related to government procedures, documents, and services. This will significantly improve the experience of interacting with the government, promoting efficient and paperless management.

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TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024

Colombia’s National Digital Strategy

Colombia’s Ministry of Information, and Communication Technologies (MinTIC) and the National Planning Department (DNP) unveiled the government’s National Digital Strategy (NDS) for 2023-2026. Through this public policy instrument, the government aims to articulate its vision of leveraging the access and use of digital technologies to tackle domestic economic, social, and environmental challenges.

The strategy is closely aligned with the digital transformation policies enshrined in the National Development Plan (NDP) 2022-2026, approved in 2023. Expanding the deployment of connectivity infrastructure, establishing the internet as an essential public service, and strengthening e-government are earmarked in the NDP as key ICT goals for the Petro administration all of which match with the new digital strategy.

Source: https://lnkd.in/dtFXTvP7

MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024

China Enhancing E-Government Services

China’s e-government services have been greatly improved as the country further integrates its digital government platforms. As of March 2023, the National Government Service Platform had 1 billion registered users and had been visited 86 billion times, according to a recent report by China Internet Network Information Center.

The platform allows users to access thousands of standardized online services such as electronic social security and medical cards, cross-provincial medical treatment filing, and inter-provincial transfer and housing provident fund services.

Source: https://lnkd.in/dmGYjqnA