Government digital services and children: pathways to digital transformation

Pelter, Zoë, Byrne, Jasmina, Meyerhoff Nielsen, Morten and Makpor, Mercy (2021). Government digital services and children: pathways to digital transformation. UNICEF.

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    Author Pelter, Zoë
    Byrne, Jasmina
    Meyerhoff Nielsen, Morten
    Makpor, Mercy
    Title Government digital services and children: pathways to digital transformation
    Publication Date 2021-01
    Place of Publication Online
    Publisher UNICEF
    Pages 24
    Language eng
    Abstract An increasing number of e-government services are available to children and families around the world, not least essential digital education, health and social services during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Digital services have a recognised potential to improve service relevance and accessibility for children. However, there is little systematic understanding of what types of services are available or the enabling factors that provide effective child rights support. This report highlights the main findings and recommendations. While e-government practices and systems progress, much still needs to be done to ensure accessibility and integrity as regards children and their data. Improving capacities at all levels of government, safeguarding data, ensuring cross-sector collaboration, and involving children and parents in design are all factors that must be put into practice.
    UNBIS Thesaurus CHILDREN
    E-GOVERNMENT
    Keyword digital services
    children's rights
    covid-19
    pandemic
    Copyright Holder UNICEF
    Copyright Year 2021
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
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