Electronic governance in the Maldives: status, issues and plans

Shareef, Mohamed, Ojo, Adegboyega and Janowski, Tomasz, "Electronic governance in the Maldives: status, issues and plans" 6th International Conference on e-Government, Cape Town, 2010/09-10/30-01.

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    Author Shareef, Mohamed
    Ojo, Adegboyega
    Janowski, Tomasz
    Title Electronic governance in the Maldives: status, issues and plans
    Publication Date 2010
    Place of Publication Cape Town
    Publisher Academic Publishing Limited
    Pages 10
    Title of Event 6th International Conference on e-Government
    Date of Event 2010/09-10/30-01
    Place of Event Cape Town
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The concept of Electronic Governance is well accepted today as a key strategy for modernizing publicadministration, for improving public service delivery and for good governance. With rapid development of Informationand Communication Technologies (ICT) and increasing awareness of the benefits of Electronic Governance, ICT-enabled transformation of governance processes is becoming part of national development strategies in the developingworld. In particular, Electronic Governance programs are increasingly aligned with core development objectives,strategically utilized to tackle major development challenges like the United Nations Millennium Development Goals(MDGs). In this paper, we present the landscape of Electronic Governance in the Maldives. First, we present thedevelopment context of the nation. Next, we highlight the state of Electronic Governance in the country in terms of:regional and sub-regional performance, impact on the quality of governance including participation and accountability,and the effectiveness of the government itself. Finally, we discuss policy and strategy frameworks for ElectronicGovernance in the Maldives, and propose a set of recommendations.

    Copyright Holder Academic Publishing Limited
    Copyright Year 2010
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 9781906638764
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