A Presentation in the IRC on E-Governance Sparks Debate

e-government1Former Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Nizar Ben Neji gave a presentation on “e-government: The Legal, Institutional and Technical Frameworks,” highlighting its advantages and its shortcomings, particularly the legal components, which must keep up with rapid technological changes. He also demonstrated how to digitally sign an official document. Attendees discussed e-government in relation to preventing corruption and increasing transparency, and also discussed what Tunisia should achieve in the short run in this area.