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Workshop on African E-Leadership Capacity Building during UNPSA

June 20, 2011


Workshop on African E-Leadership Capacity Building during UNPSA

20-23 June 2011




DAY 1 – 20 JUNE 2011 – Monday
PLENARY SESSIONS AND INNOVATORS’ EXHIBITION
Venue: Mlimani City Conference Center
Time Activities
8:00 - 12:00 Registration
9:00 - 10:00 Opening Ceremony

Government of Tanzania
DPADM/DESA
Keynote Speakers
10:00 - 11:15 Plenary Session I

“The Long Term Strategy of the African Governance and Public Administration Programme”
“The African Leadership Development: Core Issues and Future Prospects”
“The African Public Service Charter”: A critical step in improving governance and public administration in Africa”
“Challenges and Trends in achieving the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs)”
11:15 - 11:45 Tea/Coffee Break/Group Photograph
11:45 - 13:30 Plenary Session II - “Promoting Integrity in Leadership and transforming Mindsets in Public Governance: A Global Perspective”

Plenary Session III - “Promoting Citizen Engagement and Innovation in Public
Service Delivery: A New Paradigm Shift in Creating Public Value” – Round Table
Discussion
13:30 - 13:45 Introduction to the Capacity-Building Workshops
13:45 - 15:00 Lunch Break
15:00 - 16:00 Transportation to the Exhibition Venue
16:00 - 17:00 Presentation of 2011 Tanzania Public Service Day Exhibition Awards
Presentation of 2011 African Public Service Day Exhibition Awards
17:00 - 18:30 Tour of the Innovators’ Exhibition
DAY 2- 21 JUNE 2011-TUESDAY
The African e-Leadership Workshop
Venue: Mlimani City Conference Center
Time Activities
8:00 - 10:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Opening Session

This session will be co-chaired by the Minister of ICT in Tanzania, the Chief of eGB/DPADM/DESA, and the Director of ISTD/UNECA

Mr. Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief of e-Government Branch/DPADM/UNDESA will deliver the opening statement

H.E. Prof. Makame M. Mbarawa, ICT Minister of Tanzania will deliver his welcome address

Ms. Aida Opoku-Mensah, Director, Division of ICTs, Science and Technology/UNECA will provide an introductory statement

Mr. Ekwow Sprio-Garbrah, Executive Director of Commonwealth Telecommunication Organization will provide a statement
Mr. Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief, e-Government Branch, DPADM will provide for the objectives of the meeting
9:30 - 11:00 SESSION 1 – Title: Institutional Capacity Building for Successful e-Government – the models of institutional frameworks – Sharing experiences from a regional African perspective

Chair: Ms. Aida Opoku-Mensah, Division of ICTs, Science and Technology,UNECA

Speakers:

1.H.E. Mr. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum
Minister of Information and Communication Technologies
Mauritius

2.H.E. Prof. Makame M. Mbarawa
Minister of Information and Communication Technologies
United Republic of Tanzania

3.H.E. Hon. Nyombi Thembo
Minister of State
Ministry of Information and Communications Technology
Uganda(30 minutes discussions)

Rapporteur: Mr. Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-regional Advisor, DPADM/DESA

Materials for distribution: · Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu.
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publications
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 -13:00 SESSION 2 - Title: Institutional Capacity Building for Successful e-Government – the models of institutional frameworks –– Sharing experiences from a regional African perspective (continue)

Chair: H.E. Prof. Makame M. Mbarawa,
ICT Minister of United Republic of Tanzania

Speakers:

1.H.E. Debretsion Gebre Michael
Minister
(on his behalf Deputy Minister Dr. Mesfan)
Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies
Ethiopia

2. H.E. Mr Venancio Massinhiu
Minister
(on his behalf Deputy Minister Mr. Salamao Manhica)
Ministry of Science and Technology
Mozambique

3. Mr. John Sergon
ICT Secretary
Directorate of e-Government
Kenya

4. Mr. Blake Mosleg Lefatola
Chief Executive Officer
State Information Technology Agency
South Africa

(30 minutes discussions)

Rapporteur: Ms. Elida Reci, Governance and Public Administration Officer,
Regional Coordinator for e-Government Africa/DPADM

Materials for distribution:
· Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
· In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publications
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 -16:00 SESSION 3- Title: Institutional Capacity Building for Successful e-Government – the models of institutional frameworks – Sharing experiences from a global perspective

Chair: Mr. Ekwow Sprio-Garbrah
Executive Director
Commonwealth Technologies Organization
London, UK

Speakers:

1. Mr. Jae-Soub Yu, CEO (equivalent to Vice Minister)
Human Resources Development Service
South Korea

2. Mr. Francisco Camargo
General Manager for Government Online
Ministry of Information and Communication Technology,
Colombia

3. Mr. Ali Bin Saleh Al-Soma
Director General, E-Government Program Yesser and Chief Information Officer
Saudi Arabia

4. Mr.Talal Sulaiman Al Rahbi
Deputy CEO for Operations and Deputy Chief Information Officer
Information Technology Authority (ITA),
Oman

(30 minutes discussions)

Rapporteur: Mr. Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-regional Advisor DPADM/UNDESA

Materials for distribution:
· Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PpowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
· In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publications
16:00 – 17:30 SESSION 4 Title: e-Leadership and Institutional Capacity Building successful e-Government – an Africa Perspective

Chair: Dr. Nagy Hanna
Former Senior Advisor on e-Government at the World Bank

Speakers: (15 min each)

1.Prof. Clement Dzidonu
Lead Consultant for the Workshop
President, Accra Institute of Technology (AIT)
Ghana

2.Dr. Joseph O. Okpaku, Sr
African e-Government Expert
Nigeria

3. Mr. Charles Y. Senkondo
Executive Director
Tanzania Global Development Learning Center
United Republic of Tanzania

4. Mr. Perpetus Jacques Houngbo
e-Government Expert
Benin

5. Dr. Nixon Muganda Ochara
Senior Lecturer
Department of Informatics
Faculty of Engineering; Built-Environment and
Information Technology
University of Pretoria
South Africa

(30 minutes discussions)

Rapporteur: Ms. Elida Reci, Governance and Public Administration Officer,
Regional Coordinator for e-Government Africa/DPADM

Materials for distribution :
· Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
· In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publicationsk
17:30 – 18:00 CLOSING SESSION

Co-Chairs: Mr. Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief, eGov Branch/DPADM/UNDESA and Ms. Aida Opoku-Mensah, Director, Division of ICTs, Science and Technology/UNECA
DAY 3- 22 JUNE 2011-WEDNESDAY
The African e-Leadership Workshop
Venue: Mlimani City Conference Center
Time Activities
8:30 - 9: 30 Registration
9:30 - 11:00 SESSION 5 – Title: Challenges of a eLeader in promoting innovation and successful e-government – Sharing experiences out and within Africa

Chair: Mr. Ekwow Sprio-Garbrah, Executive Director, Commonwealth
Telecommunication Organization

Speakers:

1. H.E. Mr. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum
Minister
Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies
Mauritius

2. H.E. Prof. Makame M. Mbarawa
(on his behalf Permanent Secretary)
Minister of Information and Communication Technologies
United Republic of Tanzania

3. Mr. Chang Kwang Soo,
Assistant Minister
Minister of Public Administration(MOPAS)
Republic of Korea

4. United Republic of Tanzania
(30 minutes discussions)

Rapporteur: Mr. Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-regional Advisor, DPADM/UNDESA

Materials for distribution :
· Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
· In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publications
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
9:30 - 11:00 SESSON 6 - Title: Investing in Institutional and Leadership Capacity Building for e-Government development in Africa – the role of international and regional organizations

Chair: Ambassador Walter Fust, Former Head of Swiss International Development Agency, Current Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA)

Speakers:

1. Ms. Aida Opoku-Mensah
Director
Division for ICTs, Science and Technology
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

2. Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah
Executive Director
Commonweath Telecommunication Organization
London, UK

3. Mr. Richard Kerby
Senior Interregional Advisor
e-Government Branch
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs (UNDESA)

4. Mr. Jong Moo- Choi
Head of Office
United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG)
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs

5. Mr. Flavio Zeni
Chief Technical Advisor
iParliament Africa
Division for Public Administration and Development Management
United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs (UNDESA)

Rapporteur: Ms. Elida Reci, Governance and Public Administration Officer,
Regional Coordinator for e-Government Africa/DPADM

Materials for distribution :
· Institutional Frameworks and the role of leadership for successful e-Government in Africa - a background paper prepared for the African e-Leadership Workshop by Clement Dzidonu.
· Any other related material from Mr. Nagy Hanna and Ambassador Walter Fust
· All PowerPoint presentations and written materials from speakers
· In addition, DPADM publications and UNECA publications
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 16:30 Break up session

SESSION 7/A - Promoting Cooperation through the global and regional CIO Networks

(The Round-table Discussion – limited to the ministers and main representatives of international and regional organizations)- (Small Conference Room)

Chairs: Mr. Vincenzo Aquaro and Ms. Aida Opoku-Mensah
Presentation: Dr. Nagy Hanna, Former Senior Advisor at the World Bank

Rapporteur: Mr. Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-regional Advisor, DPADM/UNDESA

SESSION 7/B Title: Advancing Knowledge Management in Government 2011 winners of UN Public Service Awards and TIGA Awards (main conference room)

Chair: Mr. Matti Sinko ISTD/UNECA

The winners of UN Public Service Awards and TIGA Awards will be invited to provide a brief presentation on their winning case study.(12 min each)

1. Asia and Pacific Region

Ms. Pawana Thammasila
Service Excellence Tax Office
Revenue Department
Thailand

2- Arab Region

Mr.Talal Sulaiman Al Rahbi
Deputy CEO for Operations
Information Technology Authority (ITA)
Oman

3- Europe and North America Region

Mr. Goncalo Caseiro - Confirmed
Common Knowledge Network
Agency for the Public Service Reform
Portugal

4- Latin America and Caribbean Region

Mr. Gilson Liborio De Oliviera Mendes
Director of Strategic Information
Office of Comptroller General
Brazil

5- Africa Region

Mr. Michael Malema
Deputy Director
Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
South Africa

6- TIGA – ICT in Health

Mr. Jacques Bonjawo
Genesis Telecare
Yaounde, Cameroon

7. TIGA -Ethiopia

Dr. Mesfin Belachew
Deputy Minister
Ethiopia

(30 min) Discussions:

Ms. Elida Reci, Governance and Public Administration Officer, Regional Coordinator for e-Government Africa/DPADM

Materials to be distributed:
The files with information about the winning cases.
16:30 - 17:00 Closing Session Of Workshop
Co-Chairs: Mr. Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief of e-Government
Branch/DPADM/UNDESA and Ms Aida Opoku-Mensah, Director of ISTD/UNECA
DAY 4 – 23 JUNE 2011-THURSDAY
Plenary Session
UN Public Service Day and Africa Public Service Day, Awards Ceremony
Venue: Mlimani City Conference Center
Time Activities
9:00 - 10.00 Opening Ceremony
· High-level Government Officials, Tanzania (to be determined)
· UNDESA
10:00 - 11:30 Workshops Recommendations and Declaration
Ministerial Round Table on United Nations Public Service Day
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:15 Presentation of the 2011 United Nations Public Service Awards and
Ms. Haiyan Qian, Director, Division for Public Administration and Development
Management, UNDESA
13:15 - 13:30 Closing Remarks
15:00 - 17:00 Special Meeting of Awards Programmes Coordinators

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