DOT-COM Activity: Global - e-Government for Development Seminars
Short Description: dot-ORG has helped organize, coordinate and facilitate the annual USAID/USTTI e-Government seminar.
Phase/Type of Activity: Signed Award Status: Active
Start date: February 01, 2007 End Date: October 01, 2008
Partners:United States Telecommunications Training Institute
Person(s) to contact
Barbara Fillip , Evaluation & Communication Specialist
DOT-COM , Academy for Educational Development Email: Tel: 202 884-8003
Full Description: The "Seminar on e-Government for Development: Strategies and Policies" is a two-week seminar that includes lectures, panel discussions, and interactive workshops presented by leading e-Government experts from USAID, USTTI Board member corporations, private sector firms, universities, NGOs, and multinational organizations. The seminar curriculum includes modules that address a broad range of topics organized around four core themes:
an enabling environment for e-Government
technology for e-Government
Participants are generally senior government planning officers, e-Government project implementors from Ministries of Planning, ICT, or finance, or from the office of the President or Prime Minister.
The June 2008 session will include the use of an online learning environment which will provide participants access to additional resources as well as means of communication before, during and after the two-week session.
Development Sector(s): Participant Training
Links and Files:
United States Telecommunications Training Institute: http://http://ustti.org
The web site of the United States Telecommunications Training Institute. Search the catalog of courses.
e-Government Seminar Flyer for 2008
Flyer announcing the 2008 session of the e-Government seminar.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.