Executive Training for Indonesian Officials: A Recap

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  • 2017•11•13     Guimarães

    The UNU-EGOV Executive Training on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) – Policy, Strategy and Experiences From Across the Globe took place at the Operating Unit premises from 6 to 10 November 2017. The training is part of the ongoing work with officials from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies of the Republic of Indonesia (KEMKOMINFO) and was delivered by UNU-EGOV researchers and adjunct professors, and also invited experts. In total, 18 officials attended the 1-week training.

    On the first day, the participants were welcomed by Delfina Soares, the Head of UNU-EGOV, and by Domingos Bragança, the Mayor of Guimarães. Afterwards, HE Mulya Wirana, the Ambassador of Indonesia to Portugal, delivered a keynote lecture on the theme A reflection: The dynamics relationship between Indonesia and Portugal. During the remaining days of the training, the participants worked on different topics, which lasted for a total of 14 sessions:

    • Session 1: ICT and Public Policy
    • Session 2: The Broadband and Digital Economy
    • Session 3: Spectrum Policy 1
    • Session 4A: Spectrum Policy 2
    • Session 4B: Selected Topics on Telecommunications Policy – Working with Telecom Regulators and the Design of a Digital Agenda in Africa
    • Session 5: ICT and e-Government
    • Session 6: Smart Cities
    • Session 7A: The Value of Database
    • Session 7B: Spectrum Policy 3
    • Session 8: Public Policy-Lessons from the Developing World
    • Session 9: Writing a Policy-Brief
    • Session 10A: Spectrum Policy 4
    • Session 10B: Measuring the Impact of EGOV Policy
    • Session 11: Certification, Identity and Platform
    • Session 12: EGOV Learning from Portugal
    • Session 13: Spectrum Policy 5
    • Session 14: Executive Training Recap

    On the last day of the training (10 November), a field visit was provided by Portuguese entities which work in the area of ICT, telecommunications, and public policy: Altice-Labs and the Agency for Administrative Modernization, the latter being the public institute that exercises the powers of the Prime Minister’s Office in the fields of administrative modernization, simplification and digital administration in Portugal.