Practical Insights on Government Policy

How African Countries Govern National Artificial Intelligence Solutions

How African Countries Govern National Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jun 27 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Artificial intelligence is often posited as a solution to the myriad difficulties faced on the African continent. AI discourse is littered with articles that proclaim...
Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Global ICT Policy Development from US State Department

Apply Now: $2.5 Million for Global ICT Policy Development from US State Department

Published on: Jun 24 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Calibrated cyber and digital policies help form the backbone of our deeply interconnected world, are vital to U.S. national and economic security, and are required...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on Draft Digital Policy

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on Draft Digital Policy

Published on: May 29 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In April 2020, USAID launched the Digital Strategy, charting an Agency-wide vision for development and humanitarian assistance in the world’s rapidly evolving...
Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy

Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy

Published on: May 01 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy
The global digital age opens up tremendous opportunities – and harbours challenges for all actors. The political and economic power as well as the military capabilities...
Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Published on: Apr 25 2024 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Several countries and regions are taking steps to strengthen their health data governance legislation and regulation. However, approaches vary and there is no overarching...
Apply Now: Mozilla Senior Fellowship for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

Apply Now: Mozilla Senior Fellowship for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

Published on: Apr 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: Mozilla Senior Fellowship for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence
Building sustained political power is an important task for civil society organizations to shift the public narrative on artificial intelligence and promote trustworthy...
Do African Startup Bills Help Technology Firms?

Do African Startup Bills Help Technology Firms?

Published on: Jan 04 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Start up companies face a litany of challenges to grow from an idea to successful companies, and even more difficulties to scale nationally. From my research, most...
Does China Have an African Technology Company Strategy?

Does China Have an African Technology Company Strategy?

Published on: Oct 26 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Does China Have an African Technology Company Strategy?
Strides taken by Chinese national champions undertaking extraction and infrastructure projects in Africa are not short of the media spotlight and scholarly scrutiny. When...
Lessons Learned from China’s Crackdown on Big Tech Companies

Lessons Learned from China’s Crackdown on Big Tech Companies

Published on: Jun 15 2023 by Richard Heeks - 1 Comment
China’s digital economy can be categorised into three phases: A more open phase starting in the 20th century that encouraged foreign investment and collaboration; A...
4 Ways Emerging Technology Is Transforming Government Accountability

4 Ways Emerging Technology Is Transforming Government Accountability

Published on: Jun 07 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways Emerging Technology Is Transforming Government Accountability
In a world where digital tools have come to mediate much of social and political life, navigating technological change will be key to sustaining democracy for the...