Blog post reviewing the recent trends in the use of social media by governments. The article includes a look at the the top 30 government Twitter a/c's and the fastest growing accounts.
Les pays ont intensifié leurs efforts pour développer leurs économie numérique de sorte à en optimiser les bienfaits économiques et sociaux, mais doivent désormais s’atteler à gérer les bouleversements qu’elle risque de provoquer dans des domaines tels que la protection de la vie privée et l’emploi, selon une nouvelle étude de l’OCDE.
Better access to and use of public sector information (PSI), including open government data, are inter-related parts of the shift towards knowledge-based economies, and drivers of innovation, growth and employment. PSI can be used directly to generate products and services, and it contributes in a wide variety of ways to improving efficiency and productivity across the economy (including within the public sector).
The rise in Internet usage among young people has seen a corresponding increase in international concern regarding their online safety. In line with the Recommendation on the Protection of Children Online, the Japanese government has initiated efforts to develop improved indicators to measure Internet literacy among youth.
The OECD launched a project on “Benchmarking ICTs in health systems”, a multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the availability and quality of health ICT data through the development of a robust measurement framework and comparable cross-national measures. This task was accomplished in 2013 with the publication of an OECD “Guide to Measuring ICTs in the Health Sector”.
A l’occasion de la réunion de la Conférence mondiale sur le Cyberespace, qui s’est tenue aujourd’hui à La Haye, la Commission mondiale sur la gouvernance de l’internet (GCIG) a publié une déclaration appelant « la communauté mondiale à bâtir un nouveau contrat social entre les citoyens, les élus, le pouvoir judiciaire, les autorités policières, les agences de renseignement, les entreprises.
An OECD international awareness campaign was carried out on laundry detergent capsules and packets in March 2015. The initiative was aimed at raising awareness worldwide of the risks posed by these products, which can be attractive to children and can pose serious dangers if not handled and stored safely.
These constitute an update of the original 1980 guidelines that served as the first internationally agreed upon set of privacy principles.
Dementia is increasing in prevalence, and to date has no cure or treatment. One element in improving this situation is using and sharing data more widely to increase the power of research. Further, moving beyond established medical data into big data offers the potential to tap into routinely collected data from both within and outside the health system.
Report highlighting the changing landscape of risk and crisis communications and how social media can be a beneficial tool for crisis managers. The report introduces 12 good practices in social media and crisis communication.