“World e-Parliament Report 2010” and the challenges of new technology

Technology experts gather in e-Parliament Conference from 21-22 October in Midrand, South Africa

The 2010 World e-Parliament Conference, which is being organized by DESA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa and the Pan-African Parliament and coordinated by DESA’s Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, will be held at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Apart from discussing the findings of the “World e-Parliament Report 2010”, the conference will focus on issues and challenges of “Governing at a time of technological changes” and emphasize the relationship between parliaments and media in light of the advent of new technologies.

At the Conference, leaders and members of parliaments, secretaries-general, parliamentary staff and officials, experts from international organizations and academics who work and deal with information and communication technologies in legislatures will have the opportunity to analyze good practices, exchange views on latest trends and institutional developments, learn from each other’s experiences, network with peers, and build partnerships in an international setting.

For more information: http://www.unpan.org/Events/BrowseEventsbyCalendar/tabid/94/mctl/EventDetails/