Judging for Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government

  • 2014•11•05     Muscat

    Elsa Estevez, Senior Academic Programme Officer at UNU-EGOV, contributed to the final evaluation of the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government, organized by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) of the Sultanate of Oman, that took place in Muscat from 1 to 5 November 2014.

    The Award attracted 57 projects across 30 government and private sector entities from Oman, that were evaluated in 13 categories, 9 related to the government sector and 4 to the private sector. As a jury member, Elsa Estevez contributed to the assessment of the submissions and to the report prepared by the Jury, including a set of recommendations for improving e-Government development in Oman.

    The winners were honored in a grand ceremony that took place on 3 December 2014 in Muscat and was attended by Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia.

    Elsa Estevez and Jeremy Millard in Muscat

    Jeremy Millard and Elsa Estevez working on the evaluation of the submissions to the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in e-Government during the final evaluation stage in Muscat in November 2014.