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Namayanja: Capacity Building Will Boost ICT Sector

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help illness http://certoclear.com/wp-content/plugins/affiliate-wp/includes/payout-functions.php sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Hon. Namayanja made the remarks during the executive training on foundations of government information leadership April 8-9, this more about http://cyberstudio.biz/main/components/com_k2/views/item/view.json.php 2014 in Kampala, diagnosis http://demcsb.com/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-control.php Uganda.


The Ugandan Cabinet approved the National e-Government Policy framework under the National Information Technology Authority that is aimed at integrating ICT in all government service provision.


The Minister also highlighted capacity for effective design and delivery of government information services as a challenge in Uganda and other E. African countries due to several issues including lack of basic Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills in processing and disseminating public information.


The Minister also said that this training will equip participants with awareness about the role of ICT for delivery public value, for transforming public administration and governance, and for advancing sustainable national development.


She however, thanked the organizers for this important event; Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), Ministry of Information and National Guidance (MING) and United Nations University (UNU), the Sponsors for the event; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).


The objectives of the Executive Training on Foundations of Government Information Leadership Training by Ministry of Information and National Guidance and Uganda Technology and Management University were:


1. To raise awareness about the role of ICT for delivering public value, for transforming public administration and governance and for advancing sustainable national development.


2. To raise awareness about how ICT particularly the Web and social media can help disseminate government information and promote government activities.


3. to raise awareness about approaches like information sharing knowledge management, government information leadership and government information security and their role in helping to disseminate and promote government activities.


4. to localize such approaches to conditions in Uganda, explore the benefits and overcome challenges for their application, develop strategies to utilize the benefits and overcome challenges.


5. to explore how government leaders, empowered by the approaches above could contribute towards the transformation of Uganda into a knowledge based society by 2025 and how the UNESCO National Information Society Policy could be applied to this.


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