UNU Operating Unit on Policy-driven Electronic Governance

Building Governance Capabilities

As a forward-thinking policy-oriented entity, we lead innovation, actively exploring and advocating emerging technologies to transform public service delivery on a worldwide scale.

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10 Years - Celebration Event

UNU-EGOV's anniversary celebration event at the Centro Cultural Vila Flor in Guimarães.

23 May 2024


Global Digital Compact in Addis Ababa: Advancing Digital Transformation in Africa

Our week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, saw the Global Digital Compact (GDC) engage over 50 African experts and government officials.

22 May 2024

Celebrating 10 Years of EGOV: 2014-2024

During this year, several events and initiatives took place to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of UNU-EGOV, culminating on May 23, 2024, exactly ten years to the day of the agreement's signature between UNU and Portugal.

10 Years of EGOV


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Digital Platform Government, an evolving digital transformation of South Korea

This seminar is about South Korea’s digital government status marked by a well-developed infrastructure of digital governance.



Conceptualizing citizen-to-citizen (C2C) interactions within the e-Government domain

Seminar given by UNU-EGOV researcher, Mete Yildiz on "Conceptualizing citizen-to-citizen (C2C) interactions within the e-Government domain"



Explorar as Tecnologias Emergentes para uma Governação Melhor: o Contexto da Região Norte

As tecnologias emergentes têm alimentado a globalização. No entanto, promover tecnologias emergentes a nível do governo local nem sempre é fácil.



Unlocking open data

This seminar aims to discuss open data governance in the context of the digital transformation of the public sector.



Our annual conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance is set for Pretoria, South Africa, this year and has launched its Call for Papers, with the submission deadline of April 21st, 2024.

Current Projects


Global Assessment of Responsible AI in cities (AI4Cities)

Enhance city governance with AI through a global survey assessing the technology's use, focusing on service design and human-centered data, to inform robust policy recommendations.

01 Dec 2022


Local Online Service Index (LOSI) Network

Enhance local e-governance globally via the LOSI Network, assessing online services in cities to guide policies, improve access, and foster international collaboration.

09 Jan 2023


ePART4GOV An Integrated Project Framework for e-Participation and Governance Mechanisms

Enhancing Saudi governance through e-participation & user feedback.

09 Mar 2023


Dynamic Capabilities for Digital Government Transformation: Leading Emerging Technologies in the Global South

The research project develops a framework of dynamic capabilities for public organisations to use emerging technologies for digital transformation.

01 Sep 2023


Accelerating the digital transformation of the public sector of Qatar

Supporting Qatar’s MCIT to improve digital transformation by providing analysis, recommendations, advice, and capacity development.

01 Jan 2023


Knowledge Hub Digital

Enhance global e-Governance by analyzing legal frameworks across ten jurisdictions, identifying best practices, and delivering targeted training via webinars and in-person sessions.

15 Sep 2023


Governance Models for Collaboration and Coordination in Public Sector Digital Transformation

The research project aims to develop a theory and a model of governance for e-Governance collaboration and coordination in different contexts.

04 Mar 2023


State-of-Affairs Report on Sustainable Development Goals for Qatar

Assessing digital transformation's role in achieving SDGs, this report offers insights and recommendations to enhance sustainable development.

10 Dec 2023