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GovTech Global Forum: Governance in the Digital Era



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How can digital technologies help governments deliver faster and more efficiently? GovTech is a whole of government approach to public sector modernization. It emphasizes three aspects of public sector modernization: citizen-centric, universally accessible public services, and whole-of-government approach to digital government transformation. The GovTech Global Forum aims to promote GovTech policy thinking and practical implementation, engaging the broad ecosystem of GovTech stakeholders from governments to the private sector, academia, and civil society and build a GovTech ecosystem for innovation and greener public sectors. Learn more: http://wrld.bg/3qrV50O6hvg

00:00 Welcome
01:25 Opening remarks by Arturo Herrera, Global Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank
07:18 Opening remarks by Anna Bjerde, Managing Director for Operations, World Bank
13:00 Transition to the panel discussion
15:07 Introduction to the panel discussion: Governance in a Digital Era
- Charlie Anderson, Leader, Global Intergovernmental Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Carlos Centeno, Associate Director of Innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Governance Lab (GOV/LAB)
- Mário Campolargo, Secretary of State for Digitalization and Administrative Modernization, Portugal
- Micaela Sánchez Malcolm, Secretary of Public Innovation of the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers, Argentina
20:30 Remarks by Dominique Favre, Executive Director, Switzerland, World Bank Group
27:03 Remarks by Dirk Meyer, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
29:44 Remarks by Lily L. Tsai, MIT Governance Lab (MIT GOV/LAB)
32:28 Panel discussion: How technologies have affected the way governments work
49:29 Panel discussion: Strategies that governments can adopt
58:24 Panel discussion: Risks and challenges on data privacy, security, ethical use of technologies
1:13:45 Live Q&A: Trust, governments and technologies
1:20:45 Closure

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