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  1. 1. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Work Programme<br />Action-Oriented eGovernment Strategy for Countries of the Caribbean Region<br />TASF is jointly funded by CARICAD and UNDESA<br />Emerson O. Bryan, <br />Research Assistant TASF<br />
  2. 2. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />What is CARICAD?<br />What is eGovernment?<br />Background to the Caribbean TASF<br />The Regional Action-Oriented eGovernment Strategy<br />Operational Objectives<br />Challenges<br />Conclusion<br />OBJECTIVES<br />
  3. 3. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />What is CARICAD?<br />CARICAD is a regional intergovernmental Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Agency specializing in transforming and modernizing the public sector within Caribbean States.<br />Headquartered in Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, CARICAD was established in 1980 by an agreement among CARICOM governments.<br />
  4. 4. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Some Definitions<br />What is eGovernment?<br /><ul><li>eGovernment is the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to promote more efficient and effective government, facilitate more accessible government services, allow greater public access to information, and make government more accountable to citizens.
  5. 5. eGovernment might involve delivering services via the Internet, telephone, community centers (self serviced or facilitated by others), wireless devices, or other communications systems. (Pacific Council on International Policy Working Group on eGovernment in the Developing World) 2002.</li></li></ul><li>Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Why eGovernment?<br />The improvement of ICT and e-government systems in public sector management can:<br />be a powerful engine for economic growth, competitiveness and jobs, while at the same time<br />improving citizens’ quality of life. It will facilitate communication between public authorities<br />and citizens, and between businesses and clients. It also has the potential to increase citizen<br />participation in the democratic process and can, in ultimate analysis, improve the position of<br />Caribbean countries in the global political economy.<br />
  6. 6. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Background to the Caribbean TASF on eGovernment<br />Ministerial Consultations<br /><ul><li>1st Caribbean Ministerial Consultation and High-Level Workshop, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 15 – 17 May, 2000
  7. 7. 2nd Ministerial Consultation on Capacity Building for Caribbean States, Rome, Italy, 2-3 October, 2000
  8. 8. 3rd Caribbean Regional Ministerial Consultation and High-Level Workshop, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 11-14 December, 2001
  9. 9. 4th Caribbean Ministerial Consultation and High Level Workshop on Public Sector Management: Strategies for E-Government, Point Salines, Grenada, 14-15 January, 2003
  10. 10. 5th Caribbean Ministerial Consultation on Regional Cooperation for E-Government Capacity Building, St. James, Barbados, 17-18 June, 2004</li></li></ul><li>Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Action-Oriented eGovernment <br />Strategy<br />The operational part of this Strategy will constitute the Caribbean E-Government Initiative, open to all Caribbean countries. <br /> <br />Its aim will be:<br /> <br />To establish at the regional level, within six month from approval of the Strategy, a facility at the service of national and regional e-government efforts;<br />To provide a broad updateable programmatic framework for activities deemed crucial from the point of view of e-government development in the Caribbean, to be considered in national and regional plans and programs for e-government development and to offer programmatic information to the donors.<br />
  11. 11. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Regional Action-Oriented eGovernment Strategy <br />The Strategy at a glance:<br />Vision:Better government<br />Goals:Participation, social services, transition to knowledge society<br />Domain:All people in the Caribbean Region<br />
  12. 12. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />The Strategy at a glance (cont’d):<br />Values:Integrity, professionalism, accountability, diversity, and in the broader context of human development: freedom, equity, solidarity, tolerance, respect for nature, and shared responsibility.<br />Context:Reform of the public administration in the Caribbean.<br />
  13. 13. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />The Strategy at a glance (cont’d):<br />Focus:Institutional and human resources capacity building.<br />
  14. 14. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />The Strategy at a glance (cont’d):<br />Partnerships:<br />Among public administrations in the Caribbean countries; between the public administration and their national constituencies (civil society, business); between public administrations and regional and international organizations, as well as governments outside the region.<br />
  15. 15. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />The Strategy at a glance (cont’d):<br />Caribbean eGovernment Initiative:<br />The CARICAD-based Regional Facility to provide the Region with services and products.<br />The Programmatic Framework, as reference for countries, regional organizations, and donors. <br />
  16. 16. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Operational<br />Objectives<br />____<br />Work Programme<br />
  17. 17. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />New logo of the TASF as approved by UNDESA<br />
  18. 18. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />This Work Plan serves to operationalize the Action-Oriented e-Government Strategy for Countries of the Caribbean Region 2004 – 2007, which was adopted by the 5th Ministerial Consultation on Regional Co-operation for e-Government Capacity Building in Barbados, in June 2004. It has been developed to ensure that personnel functioning within the Technical and Advisory Support Facility (TASF) are able to visualise and measure their actual contribution to the strategic objectives of the TASF of CARICAD, as well as to other routine duties. The Work Plan covers the next six (6) month, i.e.; the period October 2005 – March 2006.<br />
  19. 19. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Establish Caribbean eGovernment Observatory;<br />Set-up Caribbean Forum on eGovernment;<br />Establish guidelines and standards to facilitate harmonization and operability of eGovernment applications;<br />TASF Work Programme <br />
  20. 20. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Liaise (or manage the co-ordination) between countries, UNDESA, donors, and other partners to ensure the provision of the requested advisory services;<br />Develop and establish a Comprehensive Information Management Programme within CARICAD to further strengthen the functions carried-out by the TASF and CARICAD.<br />
  21. 21. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />So, what have we achieved since being established?<br />
  22. 22. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Technical Assistance:<br />In-country workshops on “Policy Formulation and Implementation in the Information Age: Towards an Evidence-based Approach to E-Government Policy Making and Change Management” was undertaken by the Caribbean Technical and Advisory Support Facility (TASF) on E-Government for the following countries: Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Belize.<br />
  23. 23. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Technical Assistance:<br />Provided information Management Systems Analysis for:<br />Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)<br />Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)<br />Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL)<br />
  24. 24. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Technical Guidelines:<br />eGovernment Handbook “Policy Formulation in the Information Age”<br />Records and Information Management Manual for CARICAD<br />
  25. 25. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Staff of the Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Dr. Cletus K. Bertin, Knowledge and Information Manager<br />Emerson O. Bryan, Research Assistant<br />
  26. 26. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Hopefully we can convert a few people!<br />
  27. 27. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />The Challenges in an Information Society to governments are more daunting than anything they [governments] had to face in the past. Governments in their typical bureaucratic mode and political nature adapt very slowly to changes, thus meeting the needs of an Internet savvy society can become problematic. <br />Richard Kerby, Inter-Regional Advisor on eGovernment, Division for Public Administration and Development Management (UNDESA) March 2005.<br />Challenges<br />
  28. 28. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Digital Divide<br />Political Issues<br />ICT Infrastructure harmonization<br />Economic impact<br />Information literacy<br />
  29. 29. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Can we make it happen?<br />
  30. 30. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Well, we intend on at least trying..!<br />
  31. 31. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Join us on our journey.<br />
  32. 32. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Questions?<br />
  33. 33. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />More information?<br />Visit:<br />http://www.unpan.org/tasf<br />Email:<br />tasf@un.org<br />
  34. 34. Caribbean Technical and Advisory Services Facility (TASF) on eGovernment<br />Thank You<br />
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