Vol. 1 Issue 2 1-15 September 2007
Welcome to the current issue of “Government@24/7”,your fortnightly source of knowledge and news on e-Government and m-Government! brought to you by m-GovWorld with technical support form OneWorld South Asia..

Maturity of mobile/wireless technologies and the penetration of mobile phones among the rural as well as urban masses presents an unprecedented opportunity to develop socially inclusive electronic public services (ePS) and enhancing the interaction between citizens and government.

The main objective of the newsletter is to ensure fluid communication between various organizations and actors to enhance the success of e-Governance programs and accelerate the initiatives to achieve balanced development goals. Your feedback on the content will be of great value for us. Please send your feedback to editor@mgovworld.org

In This Issue * Samia Melhem on the future of mobile public services *   Case of Mobile Government in Beijing   *Mobileactive.org - Resource for civic engagement   * Mobile government vision of Hong Kong Government   * Democracy 2.0 for emerging Information Society   * Fortnight News   * Book Review - Mobile Media 2007 Proceedings
Expertspeak
Ms. Samia Melhem, Senior Policy Officer at the World Bank shares her views on the impact of mobile / wireless technologies on the future of public services in an exclusive interview to mGovworld...
Fortnight’s Picks
Singapore's Mobile Government initiative in the list of World's top 20 innovations
  The project short listed for Innovations in Government Award administered by Harvard University's J.F. Kennedy school of government
South Africa government to deliver mobile government services to citizens
  Goggle is injecting hundreds of millions of dollars into its mobile phone project
e-Development Thematic Group of The World Bank to organize global Video Conference seminar on mobile government

 

The seminar will be organized during e-GovWorld 2007 and will aim at discussing the outcomes of mGovWorld track
Book Review

 

Mobile Media 2007 - A collection of 33 papers on potential of mobile technologies by prominent experts

 

Contribute your views at mGov Forum

 

 

   
   

Asia’s Premier e-Government Conference
29-30 November 2007, New Delhi, India
Click here for Details…
   
 
    Project for People
Transcending e-Government. A case of mobile government in Beijing, China...
   
    Innovation
Mobileactive.org - A resource for innovative use of mobile technologies by activists and civil society organizations…
   
    Policies & Programmes
Hong Kong government mobile government vision along with the pilot services launched with the help of industry associations...
    View Point
Democracy 2.0 - Making democratic practices compatible with Information Society...
   
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