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Access to Information and E-Governance: Publications

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Communication for Empowerment: Media Strategies for Vulnerable Groups

 This Guidance Note explains Communication for Empowerment and its importance to poverty reduction. It identifies trends in the media, and highlights key opportunities and challenges, including the impact of liberalization and the ongoing struggle many media face in holding onto hard fought more

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Electronic Governance and Access to Information in Niger

This synthesis note presents the main findings of the assessment of the DGTTF project Electronic Governance and Access to Information for the Modernization of Public Administration and Local Development in Niger, published as part of the DGTTF Lessons Learned Series. more

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Fast Facts: E-Governance and Access to Information

The explosive use of mobile technologies in the last five years and better Internet access give us cause to reconsider how we confront traditional development challenges. If five billion people on earth today have access to a mobile device, the issue that needs to be addressed is not the ‘digital more

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Fast Facts: Fostering Inclusive Participation

The genuine participation of all citizens in political processes is a cornerstone of democratic governance.  UNDP fosters inclusive participation and civic engagement, placing high priority on under-represented segments of society such as the poor, women, indigenous peoples and minorities. more

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From Connectivity to Service Delivery - Case Studies in E-Governance

While developing countries continue to make important gains in accessing new ICTs, the impact of such gains on development agendas and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remain to be addressed. The predominant view is that access to ICTs remains the core challenge for more