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:
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.