Training in Local e-governance

Lead Organisation University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
Type of Project Activity Project which enable ICT4D environment
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Brief Description Local governments, non-governmental organizations and communities are increasingly realising the need to utilise new information communication technology if they are to be sustainable in the information economy. Using ICT in local governance can improve local management and administration, and also lead to greater participation and transparency in local government. The certificate in e-Governance course is aimed at interested and appropriate people’s in governmental and non-governmental agencies and organizations in the Caribbean. It is designated to improve the knowledge, skills and capacities of such people in the use of ICT in governance and government. The Course Content The course comprises 4 modules: Module 1: Local electronic administration Module 2: Local electronic government Module 3: Electronic democracy Module 4: Future directions Entry requirements Applicants to the Certificate in e-Governance are required to have: 1. Satisfactory completed secondary education; 2. A minimum of two years’ relevant professional work experience 3. Proficiency in English
Contact name Stewart Marshall
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Funding Agencies UNESCO
Target Beneficiaries Caribbean persons with an interest in local governance, or government
Start Date 25-04-2006
End Date 25-04-2006
Project Budget NA
Current Status second course underway
Countr(ies) Involved Regional
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