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In Peru, the lack of systematic evidence hinders efficient budget allocation and innovative public policy. The MEFLab addresses this by conducting experimental evaluations of programs and policies that benefit the Peruvian Ministries and the citizens through improved public services. The lab's innovation lies in using existing evidence, creativity, and collaboration to design new public policy solutions and promote evidence-based decision-making.
The Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture in Saudi Arabia proudly introduces the innovative mobile application called Livestock Chain as a groundbreaking solution leveraging Blockchain technology to effectively manage livestock data within the all country regions. This visionary application is designed to preserve the rich heritage of livestock while offering a secure mechanism for data storage and retrieval, by assigning each livestock a unique identifier.
Bağcılar Municipality has implemented an Algorithmic Decision Systems model for evaluating public services to maximizing the value proposition and satisfaction level at the minimum cost. This model enables the municipality to make decisions regarding the investment worthiness of its current and planned services and activities, as well as the direction of improvements needed in existing products and services, both in the eyes of stakeholders and the organization.
The National Internship Program, coordinated by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Human Resources Office, is a nationwide program designed to assist youth employability and school-to-work transition. It involves all public institutions and voluntary employers with the aim of providing internship opportunities for university students with principles of equal opportunity and merit ensured by its platform. The Program helped and encouraged candidates to engage in activities for their…
As part of the National Strategy to Combat Poverty (ENCP), PlanAPP is piloting a participatory monitoring and evaluation (M&E) model. This model involves designing mechanisms for participation in collaboration with social sector organisations. Following this, individuals living in poverty will participate in the M&E process of the ENCP from its inception. The goal is to enhance the development of well-informed and contextually relevant public policies, foster a culture of participation, and…
"Påkobla Hjelpemiddel" (PH) is a digital solution developed from a digitalization department in Kristiansund Municipality, Norway. This innovative system addresses challenges in inventory, distribution, and logistics, improving the efficiency of delivering assistive devices. PH will be completed as a system in the end of 2024, but is today used by four municipalities that are a part of the innovation.
As the overuse and misuse of narcotics pose a global public health threat, the Korean governance has developed a smart, digitalized real-time monitoring system for narcotics safety management. By utilizing this state-of-the-art technology, the government can analyze prescriptions, track patterns, and alert doctors to prevent the overuse and misuse of narcotics.
The SMART LIDAR System uses advanced scanning lidar technology to monitor air quality in real-time and detect pollutants accurately. It helps identify and enforce against illegal emissions, reducing environmental pollution. Affordable and scalable, it offers an innovative solution for air quality monitoring.
The Sola calculation tool allows estimate the economic impact of 25 distinct social phenomena at municipal, regional and national level. Impact assessments at one, five and ten year intervals can lead decision-makers to better understand how to invest in wellbeing and accelerate impact investing. Results of the tool have been used in several municipalities as part of health and wellbeing promotion. A MOOC course has been developed and similar calculation tools are recently being used in other…
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.