Open Innovations 2015 Forum, Moscow

Open Innovations 2015 Forum, Moscow On invitation by the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), I participated as a speaker at the Open Innovations 2015 Forum held in Moscow. My contribution at the round table on Electronic Government and Digital Citizens was about public innovation through citizen engagement, as contained in the eCitizenCharter. Twitter

UNECE Seminar Innovation in the Public Sector, Minsk, 26 November

UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPЕ  &  STATE COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS SEMINAR “Innovations in the public sector” 26 November 2013 1 Akademicheskaya str., Minsk, Institute of History, Conference hall, floor 4 Научно-практический семинар «Инновации в государственном секторе» (г. Минск, 26 ноября 2013 г.)    

Hong Kong & Macao, October 2012

  On invitation by the Electronic Governance Center and the e-Macao Program, I visited Macao for presentations and talks about cooperation on eGovernment projects with the United Nations University – International Institute for Software Technology  (UNU-IIST)                 Seminar on CitizenVision 2.0 in e-Macao Program           […]

Burgerparticipatie, een kwestie van vertrouwen

Volgens het rapport “Vertrouwen in burgers” van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid (WRR) dreigt de overheid de aansluiting te missen op een samenleving waarin burgers op velerlei wijze actief willen zijn. Ook de Raad voor het Openbaar Bestuur (ROB) kwam in “Vertrouwen op democratie” tot een vergelijkbare conclusie, namelijk dat de overheid te weinig […]

An IDEA like IKEA: eCollaboration Swedish Design

Suppose you have a problem, what’s the best way to solve it? How about inviting a selected number of experts on the topic from all over the world, pay for their travel, lock them up in a former prison on an island, seduce them to present their views, facilitate that by excellent food, cleverly moderate […]

OSCE Anti-Corruption meeting in Dublin

From 22 – 24 April 2012, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) held a meeting in Dublin about “Promoting Good Governance and Combating Corruption in Support of Socio-Economic Development”. I was invited as a panellist for the Session “The key role of civil society towards developing comprehensive and effective anti-corruption approaches”. My […]

UNDESA Workshop on “Engaging Citizens to Enhance Public Service Delivery and Strengthen Accountability”

  This Workshop explored how the engagement of citizens—and their organizations in civil society and the private sector—can contribute to improve public accountability in public service delivery and spending. The Workshop enhanced knowledge and built a shared understanding of what participatory institutions, approaches and tools can be adopted by countries to make public service delivery […]