Progress of Digital Government Transformation: The 2018 UN e-Government Survey

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2019•02•25    10:00 - 17:00

    The United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) and the Portuguese Administrative Modernization Agency (AMA) are co-organisers of the international conference on Progress of Digital Government Transformation: The 2018 UN e-Government Survey, to be held on 25 February 2019, between 10-17h, at Vila Flor Cultural Centre, in Guimarães.

    This event, which will be attended by the Minister of the Presidency and of Administrative Modernization and by international organizations such as the UN, OECD and, will address the international progress in the development of e-Government and the official launching of the Portuguese version of the 2018 UN e-Government Survey, conducted by the United Nations and which places Portugal in the group of countries with very high EGOV development.


    10:00 | Reception & Coffee

    10:30 | Opening Session

    • Delfina Soares | Head, UNU-EGOV
    • Domingos Bragança | Mayor, Municipality of Guimarães
    • Minister of the Presidency and Administrative Modernization

    11:00 | Cooperation Agreements

    1. Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between UNU-EGOV and;
    2. Announcement of the exchange of letters between UNDESA and UNU-EGOV.

    11:30 | The 2018 UN e-Government Survey: Facts, Trends and Challenges

    • Vincenzo Aquaro | Chief of Digital Government, UNDESA-DPIDG

    12:00 | Launching of the Portuguese Edition of the UN 2018 E-Government Survey

    12:15 | Unveil the Challenges and Strategies to Achieve a Sustainable EGOV Development

    12:45 | LUNCH BREAK

    14:30 | EGOV Evolution: What Does a Longitudinal Analysis of Ten UN e‑Government Surveys Have to Say?

    • Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen | Academic Fellow, UNU-EGOV

    15:30 | Panel: The impact of indexes and measurements on EGOV development: answering the 5WH questions of EGOV assessment and monitoring

    • To be confirmed | UNDESA-DPIDG
    • Delfina Soares | Head, UNU-EGOV
    • Alexandre Barbosa | Director,
    • João Vasconcelos | OECD
    • Carlos Santiso | CAF
    • EGOV leaders from Portuguese speaking countries (TBC)

    16:45 | Closing Session

    17:00 | Coffee


    Pequeno Auditório, Centro Cultural Vila Flor
    Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques 701
    4810-431 Guimarães, Portugal

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