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Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

On Sep 19, 2019
@oidpoidp shared
RT @nesta_uk: How can governments embrace democratic innovation and improve citizen participation? We're exploring pioneering examples of how political institutions can integrate citizens: Read more on our work on digital democracy 👉 https://t.co/Rm4w3z6fJH #NestaGov2019
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This paper shares lessons from Nesta’s research into some of the pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place across Europe and beyond

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On Sep 19, 2019
@oidpoidp shared
RT @nesta_uk: How can governments embrace democratic innovation and improve citizen participation? We're exploring pioneering examples of how political institutions can integrate citizens: Read more on our work on digital democracy 👉 https://t.co/Rm4w3z6fJH #NestaGov2019
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Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

This paper shares lessons from Nesta’s research into some of the pioneering innovations in digital democracy which are taking place across Europe and beyond



On Sep 13, 2019
@opengovpart shared
In advance of #DemocracyDay, @Annabel917 of @thebteamhq reflects on the strides OGP members have taken to enhance #CivicSpace, the challenges they still face, and what we can do to ensure all citizens have a safe space to voice their needs: https://t.co/phC9NaSjMs
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To Protect Democracy We Must Catalyze New Partnerships

As we mark World Democracy Day on September 15th, it's worth asking the question: Did democracy have a good year?

On Sep 19, 2019
@DSMeu shared
RT @EUHomeAffairs: The #ICTpropDay in Helsinki is the ideal opportunity to discuss #eGovernment co-creation - innovative public services and public administration - with REA project managers at the Societal Challenges village. Learn more: https://t.co/myepe60678 #InvestEU #ResearchImpactEU https://t.co/elPS496zzV
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Mobilise the new knowledge by creating an accessible, user-friendly roadmap to co-creation for service providers and their partners CO-CREATION-04-2017 - Applied co-creation to deliver ...

On Sep 18, 2019
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Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab https://t.co/0M1f0zy4ZJ
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Obama says presidents should avoid social media in apparent Trump jab

Former president also said TV should be avoided: ‘Those are two things I’d advise, if you’re a good president, not to do’

On Sep 13, 2019
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Join our #Operations team! OGP is #hiring a contracts and accounting officer based in Washington, D.C. The deadline to apply is September 26. Learn more: https://t.co/rMjDWHSlUt
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Contracts and Accounting Officer

Position Summary The Contracts and Accounting Officer supports the Director of Finance in carrying out certain responsibilities of the Operations Department. This position is responsible ...

On Sep 19, 2019
@OECDgov shared
OECD Experts Meeting on #GenderBudgeting kicks off today. See which countries take budget decisions with #GenderEquality as a key consideration: https://t.co/GL6sW2THm7 #OECDgender #OECDsbo https://t.co/cHX5vUJnks
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Designing and implementing gender budgeting – a path to action

Country General gender budget statement Gender allocations report Gender impact analysis of specific budget measures Gender equality progress statement Gender impact analysis of budget as a ...

On Sep 17, 2019
@ADB_HQ shared
3 technology related initiatives for #SMEs' access financing: Digital Standards for Trade initiative to develop trade ecosystem standards; Global Legal Entity Identifier system for firms; model laws on electronic transferable records https://t.co/KCg4OkFfXt @bsantono @UNESCAP
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Digital Technologies Can Facilitate Access to Trade Finance in Asia-Pacific Region — Report

Financial technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, can enhance the efficiency and availability of trade finance, especially for SMEs in the Asia and Pacific region, ...

On Sep 18, 2019
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What will the next 30 years hold for children's rights? @unicefchief shares 8 reasons to be worried - and hopeful - in a powerful open letter #ForEveryChild. https://t.co/7fzndAotwo
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An open letter to the world’s children

8 reasons why I’m worried, and hopeful, about the next generation – by UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore

On Sep 13, 2019
@TheGovLab shared
This week in The Digest: [email protected]'s brief on The GovLab's work using data to reveal #gender gaps in urban mobility, a paper tracing Russian #disinformation via hashtags, and an op-ed in the NYT on how to build more trustworthy #AI. See more at: https://t.co/kIQKV9FAmX https://t.co/0GFT0uPHKO
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Community Colleges Boost STEM Student Success Through Behavioral Nudging

This book summarizes the most important findings of the Data for Refugees (D4R) Challenge, which was a non-profit project initiated to improve the conditions of the Syrian refugees in ...

On Sep 14, 2019
@ADB_HQ shared
Countries in #Asia have a good chance of achieving the social protection agenda under the #SDGs if the right fiscal reforms and policies are in place @DevelopmentAsia https://t.co/ADHo6izJgk ADBSocialProtection
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How Asia Can Close the Social Protection Gap by 2030

A study looks at how countries can mobilize sustainable financing to reduce vulnerability among the poor and provide them access to social protection schemes.

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On Sep 16, 2019
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ADB's latest trade finance report shows a $1.5 trillion trade finance gap impeding efforts to achieve the #SDGs. In particular the study finds that the large market gap in trade finance affects women entrepreneurs more than men. via @FinancialXpress https://t.co/eWZj6BZwcX https://t.co/BubMrKe56v
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Global trade finance gap now $1.5 trillion, women entrepreneurs most hit

Covering 336 firms from 68 countries, 112 banks from 47 countries, and 53 export agencies from 17 countries, the study finds that the large market gap in trade finance affects women ...

On Sep 18, 2019
@WorldBank shared
Countries located in the #Caribbean have been repeatedly affected by #climatechange disasters. Could investment in the #digitaleconomy create growth and jobs to increase the region's resilience? https://t.co/2TwSuWedDT https://t.co/tpZG0goHij
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Digitally transforming the Eastern Caribbean

Eastern Caribbean Countries are lagging on key elements of the digital economy: References: Green: performing; yellow: performing with gaps; red: lagging This is a critical gap for ...

On Sep 16, 2019
@mablanes shared
RT @wbg_gov: E-procurement is a key tool to #EndCorruption, and recognition of corruption is essential. The digital transformation of public procurement can help curb corruption by increasing transparency https://t.co/Dg5I4WYisX https://t.co/91wx6X858N
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The future of public procurement in the era of digitalization

Photo: World Bank Why digitize public procurement? Many countries have an opportunity to digitally transform public procurement systems to achieve enhanced efficiency, accountability, ...

On Sep 14, 2019
@wef shared
Finland, Switzerland and New Zealand lead the way at teaching skills for the future https://t.co/Uv7vFPl4lk #education #skills https://t.co/Vvbnj9Xz1u
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Finland, Switzerland and New Zealand lead the way at teaching skills for the future

A gap is opening up between those countries ready to equip their businesses and businesspeople to handle change – and those being left behind.

On Sep 19, 2019
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Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake https://t.co/mT59bfnfyq https://t.co/a1xxAcQ3Vy
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Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials are meeting in Washington on Thursday and Frid...

On Sep 14, 2019
@nytimes shared
Congress is soon expected to approve legislation that would effectively bar a Chinese state-owned company — the world's largest train maker — from competing for new contracts in the U.S., citing national security and economic concerns https://t.co/RkguelVifh
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Fearing ‘Spy Trains,’ Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars

A Chinese train maker, the world’s largest, has contracts in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, but Congress may block it from securing any new contracts in the United States.

On Sep 19, 2019
@CoE_GoodGov shared
🤖What impact will #AI have on #democracy and political decision-making? Tomorrow, a roundtable @CoE will address the evolving notion of #democracy and the challenges for #civilsociety in this context. @MarijaPBuric @vdignum @JanZiesing @paulosavaget ➡️https://t.co/7c0GJq2CMA https://t.co/5ijgyHCxLi
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Copie de Green Sheen Conference Program

To mark this year’s International Day on Democracy, 15 September, DG II is organising a Round Table on Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Democracy, which will take place on Friday ...