ICTs allow some international financial institutions to enable stakeholders to participate in numerous decisional and non-decisional processes. The examples cited here illustrate how marginalized actors gained additional capacity to participate in such processes. However, these financial institutions did not digitalize all processes.
This post will analyze the impact of ICTs on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and more precisely on some elements of openness. ICTs enable ITU-T members to participate in numerous decisional and non-decisional processes and therefore increase the openness of the organization.
Transparency is often considered a prerequisite for democratic accountability, and can be conceptualized as the extent to which individuals affected by a decision have the capacity to learn about the decision-making process. This post will analyze the impact of ICTs on access to information and capacity building offered by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to its members.
Globalization and technological advances are altering fundamentally how we live, work and relate to one another. ITU is at the heart of these technological shifts since its inception. The organization is the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs, and has played an extensive role in global postal, radio and television coordination.
If IUCN has become a reference in terms of biodiversity and conservation, it is not only due to its participatory governance mechanisms, but also to its capacity to produce well-recognized scientific knowledge through its members and commissions.