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Compendium of Digital Government Initiatives in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic


COVID-19 Compendium of Digital Government Initiatives


This compendium, prepared by the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), aims to capture emerging trends in digital responses of UN Member States against the COVID-19 pandemic, and provide a preliminary analysis of their main features. These cases are shared for exchange of information so that Member States can learn from each other and possibly create new partnerships. The initiatives listed in this compendium were submitted by Member States in response to a call for inputs launched by UN DESA/DPIDG in April/May 2020. The compendium lists selected initiatives according to major categories of action areas of: 1.Information sharing, 2. E-participation, 3. E-health, 4. E-business, 5. Contact tracing, 6. Social distancing and virus tracking, 7. Working and learning from home 8. Digital policy 9. Partnerships.



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Database of Cases


The 2020 Compendium in the PDF format contains only a set of selected cases from the Member States submissions.


To see the full list of cases submitted by Member States, please click here.  

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