Financial Institutions and participation

The most important impact that ICTs may have is in the increasing openness and possibility for mass collaboration and participation, which in turn is expected to gradually change governance models. [1] Thanks to ICTs, openness of governance systems and integration of policy making mechanisms can harness collective intelligence, building on the knowledge, experience, and competence […]

ICTs, Openness and ITU

One of the most debated impacts of ICTs on international affairs concerns the increasing openness and possibility for mass collaboration offered by ICTs, which are expected to gradually change governance models.[1] Thanks to ICTs, openness of governance systems and integration of policy making mechanisms can harness collective intelligence, building on the knowledge, experience, and competence […]

ITU, ICTs and transparency

Transparency is often considered a prerequisite for democratic accountability, and can be conceptualized as the extent to which individuals affected by a decision have the capacity to learn about the decision-making process, including subject matter, structure and current status.[1] Therefore we understand transparency as access to information and capacity building. This post will analyze the […]

Innovative Governance : ITU

Globalization and technological advances are altering fundamentally how we live, work and relate to one another. [1] Rapid computerization and adoption of internet in most parts of the world require thinking creatively and inclusively about how to approach large technological shifts and their related questions and issues,[2] including property and privacy rights, freedom of speech, […]

Innovative governance : IUCN

If IUCN has become a reference in terms of biodiversity and conservation, it is not only due to its participatory governance mechanisms, but also to its capacity to produce well-recognized scientific knowledge through its members and commissions. Author: Jerome Duberry