Heads of State Are Stepping Up To These Challenges<br />Engaging Citizens At Home And Abroad Is Key<br />
On December 8, 2009, the White House issued an unprecedented Open Government Directive.<br />"My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.”<br />“Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and effectiveness in Government.”<br /><ul><li>Information maintained by the Federal Government is a national asset.
Government should harness new technologies to put information online.
Public engagement enhances the Government's effectiveness.
Government should offer Americans increased opportunities to participate in policymaking to benefit from their collective expertise.
Collaboration engages Americans in the work of their Government.
Government should use innovative tools, methods, and systems to cooperate across all levels of Government and with the private sector. </li></ul>The U.S., U.K., and Australia Have IssuedDeclarations of Open Government<br />
The U.S., U.K., and Australia Have IssuedDeclarations of Open Government<br />A manifesto by the Prime Minister on Building Britain’s Digital Future <br />“I want Britain to be the world leader in the digital economy”<br /><br /><br />We have the determination to harness the new digital technology to drive a radical reshaping of government<br /><br />March 22, 2010 <br />
The U.S., U.K., and Australia Have IssuedDeclarations of Open Government<br />“The Australian Government declares it is committed to open government…based on a culture of engagement, built on better access to and use of government held information, and sustained by the innovative use of technology.”<br />Former Finance Minister<br />Lindsay Tanner <br />
President Barack Obama, U.S.A.<br />Prime Minister Gordon Brown, U.K.<br />Queen of Jordan Rania Al Abdullah<br />Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, Australia<br />His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, UAE<br />Top<br />10<br />List<br />Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, Japan<br />President SebastiánPiñera, Chile<br />Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg,<br />Norway<br />Prime Minister NajibRazak,<br />Malaysia<br />Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canada<br />Collectively:<br />8 Million Followers On the Net<br />15% of Heads of State Have Initiated Direct Engagement with their Citizens<br />
Many Policymakers Are Seeking To Unlock The Potential of “The Net Generation”<br />“Societies with large proportions of young people may be subject to dynamic, and potentially disruptive, political and social movements.”<br />Born between 1980 and 2000<br />Number of young adults doubled in nearly every country of Asia and Africa<br />More for some…youth make up over 50 per cent of many developing nations’ populations<br />“Net Generation“ “Millennials” “Generation Y“ “Digital Natives“<br />A generation of citizens growing up with the Internet<br />YOUNG LEADERS:<br />A demographic reachable and active online that can influence…<br />POLIITICS<br />BUSINESS<br />INNOVATION<br />
Governments are Preparing fora Digital Society<br />The Internet<br /><ul><li>1.8 Billion people connected</li></ul>Facebook (social network)<br /><ul><li>400 Million people signed up</li></ul>YouTube (video sharing)<br /><ul><li>25 Million videos watched per hour</li></ul>Twitter (short messaging) <br /><ul><li>50 Million Tweets per day</li></ul>Blogs (opinion editorials)<br /><ul><li>100Million+ blogs read daily</li></li></ul><li>How?<br />New<br />Video<br />Sharing<br />Global<br />Direct<br />Technology…<br />Engagement…<br />Regional<br />Blogging<br />Social<br />Networking<br />National<br />Messaging<br />Local<br />Gov2.0<br />Cloud <br />Computing<br />Bookmarking<br />Professional<br />Networking<br />Higher Impact<br />Programs…<br />Foreign<br />Direct<br />Investment<br />Global<br />Outreach<br />National<br />Branding<br />Policy<br />Making<br />Public<br />Data<br />Emerging<br />Industries<br />Micro-Funding<br />e-Services<br />Environmental<br />Entrepreneurship<br />
Why is Gov2.0 important to Leadersin the World today?<br />Addresses fundamental questions about what Governments must do to build for the future in today’s digital era<br />To put in place new economic strategies using an open partnership of business, people and government<br />To unleash the entrepreneurial, innovative and dynamic talents of their citizens<br />To capitalize on the social and economic benefits of advances in the Web and create new public value<br />To be proactive in providing guidance and shaping public opinion of its citizens and that of the 100’s millions of people online<br />To harness new technologies that puts information online and drives innovation thereby empowering new economic ventures that<br />will help shape the 21st century<br />
How to Get Started…<br />To Set a Working Agenda on<br />21st Century Governance<br />Set this item on the National Agenda<br />Establish a Public Awareness Campaign to advance agenda <br />Invest in a Center of Excellenceto promote adoption<br />Organize a Special Task Force on Government 2.0 to develop recommendations and set action plan<br />
So, What’s Required To Make It Happen?Simply, The Will To Act!<br />