Zoran Jordanoski, Senior Academic Fellow at UNU-EGOV, attended as a keynote speaker at the VII Forum on Social ICT Future in the Americas region. The seventh edition of the forum, which took place in Bogota, Colombia from 8 to 12 April, aimed to establish cooperation and exchange of experience and best practices between Europe and the Americas in technology transfer, innovation and digitalisation for economic and social development.
This forum gathered more than 1000 participants, government officials, representatives from telecommunication companies and academia. The main topic of the forum was the impact of ICT in the creation of sustainable development in the Americas region as facilitators for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
As a part of the participation of the forum, Zoran had a presentation on the meaning and importance of the Digital Participation and citizens inclusiveness in policy creation and decision-making processes. During the presentation, the main aspects, benefits and key enablers for the successful Digital participation were presented.