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Niñas Digitales Peru inspires girls aged 8 to 17 in science and technology careers, addressing the underrepresentation of women in these fields. The program focuses on developing digital and technological skills, offering free Scratch Jr programming virtual workshops to girls nationwide and guiding them in programming digital stories. The goal is to inspire and equip girls for active engagement in crafting compelling narratives, fostering their participation in the digital world.
Innova FOSIS created a new way of designing public policies that opened up public problems to solutions from civil society, the private sector, and academia. It allows a space within the state to test solutions on a small scale, through the implementation of learning pilots. It is an open innovation competition, followed by a pilot model for learning management and finally a mechanism for scaling up the best solutions to public policy.
To improve the Government's response to problems and delivery of products, the Office of the Prime Minister of Croatia introduced Agile methodology and Agile teams, which mimicked startups in using iterations and learning to inform their next move. All governments have policy challenges that seem too complex to be solved. These challenges span across several departments, have some areas where jurisdiction of departments is unclear, and any intervention would have serious impact on all citizens.
To help citizens, health professionals and authorities to handle the Covid-19 pandemic, TISK IKT, a set of interconnected digital solutions, was set up by the Norwegian Directorate of Health. Through exchanging health data, it set a national record in cooperation between 9 government agencies and the medical association to innovate new digital solutions at extremely high speed.
'Seoul Learn' is a project that provides equal educational opportunities to the vulnerable population that has difficulties in accessing educational resources due to socioeconomic reasons. Educational inequality in Korea has been identified as the main culprit behind generational poverty. The project offers various educational services via public platforms to prevent education from causing inequalities.
Since its inception in 2020 for the purpose of realizing a digitally inclusive society, the Digital Competency Center Project has been providing digital competency training for citizens to enjoy the benefits of digital technologies and services as their lives and socioeconomic activities are rapidly digitalized. Thanks to the innovation, any person in Korea can visit their local Digital Competency Center for a free, hands-on training programmes to foster skills for using mobile or digital…
The Intergovernmental Network and Competition for regulatory reform was designed to provide a driving force for regulatory reform and for mutual learning between local governments. It moves away from existing top-down regulatory innovation and rather motivates bottom-up regulatory reform policy, enables mutual learning of best practices, and allows local governments to benefit. Also, the final beneficiaries of the Network are citizens and businesses, as when regulatory innovation increases, so…
The Korean government recently piloted the K-Digital Platform (KDP) to enhance national digital literacy and foster manpower suitable for digital convergence as digital transformation and low-carbon economy transition accelerated in all areas of the labor market. This is to strengthen the digital capabilities of various consumers, including workers, young job seekers, and the self-employed, and to preemptively and systematically respond to structural changes in future industries.
Marea Digital allows citizens to report local problems to the government, as well as local initiatives that are working for the communities’ well-being. Contrary to similar kind of initiatives, it’s innovative because it uses tech to allow the citizens to aggregate data about their communities’ problems, but also includes an offline strategy for the local government to design solutions with the citizens to solve the problems reported, fostering dialogue and collaboration to solve…
The Parliament of Vanuatu has struggled to fulfil its legislative, budget, oversight, and representation functions due to limited capacity to utilise trusted statistics. The Vanuatu Bureau of Statistics addressed this capacity gap through targeted training with Members of Parliament (MPs) and parliamentary civil servants to improve policy making. This is the first focused effort in Vanuatu to introduce data for sustainable development monitoring to MPs with the aim of enhancing good governance.