Policy Brief on Digital Government in Small Island States Now Available

UNU-EGOV Policy Brief on digital government in Small Island States offers strategies and recommendations for effective digital transformation.

The United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) is announcing the release of Policy Brief No. 5, 2024, titled "Lessons and Recommendations for Implementing Digital Government in Small Island States". Authored by Morten Meyerhoff Nielsen and Mete Yildiz, this brief provides crucial insights and policy recommendations aimed at enhancing digital governance in Small Island States (SIS).

Small Island States face unique challenges in adopting and sustaining digital government systems. The policy brief addresses these challenges and offers strategies to overcome them, focusing on topics such as governance mechanisms, legal and regulatory frameworks, funding sources, and capacity building.

Key recommendations include advocating for innovation and efficiency, leveraging open-source solutions, and exploring collaborative procurement arrangements. The brief also highlights the importance of digital government in promoting sustainable development and improving service delivery.

For those interested in the intersection of technology and public sector reform, this policy brief is an invaluable resource.

Read more and download the policy brief here.

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