Digital Nations Ministerial Summit
Last November, the Digital Nations Ministerial Summit took place in Lisbon under the theme: Better Data. Better Society.
The Digital Nations Ministers/Representatives took the opportunity to sign a joint Declaration committing to harness the power of data for the collective benefit of humanity.
A Shared approach to AI was also endorsed by all present at the Summit – Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Mexico, Portugal, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, and Uruguay.
Empowering Ethical AI:
Shaping a Responsible Future
For the 2024 Presidency, Denmark is commited to collaborating with its Digital Nations peers to advance the development of ethical AI for the betterment of our societies.
The upcoming Ministerial Summit in Copenhagen presents a valuable occasion for all member countries to convene, exchange perspectives, and enhance our joint endevors in promoting the responsible and ethical use of AI.
DN co-hosted the first World Bank’s Global Govtech Forum on May 3-4 2023 in Washington, DC. The event convened around 150 thinkers, innovators, and practitioners from government, and other international organisations to discuss "Governance in the Digital Era”.
Several DN representatives participated, including Portuguese Secretary of State & 2023 Digital Nations Chair, Mário Campolargo, as well as Sungjoo Son, Director at the Digital Government Cooperation Division, and Lee Yongsuk, Director General of Public Data Policy, both from the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (Korea) Rachel Tsang, Deputy Director for Digital Identity (UK), and Karime Ruibal, Citizen's Service Director (Uruguay).
More information, live streaming and replay here.
First drafted in 2014 for the Digital 5, the Digital Nations Charter is a foundational, non-binding document that outlines key shared principles and guides our activities going forward.