Digital Governance for Sustainable Development

  • Luís Soares BarbosaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10595)


This lecture discusses the impact of digital transformation of governance mechanisms as a tool to promote sustainable development and more inclusive societies, in the spirit of the United Nations 2030 Agenda. Three main challenges are addressed: the pursuit of inclusiveness, trustworthiness of software infrastructures, and the mechanisms to enforce more transparent and accountable public institutions.



This paper is a result of the project SmartEGOV - Harnessing EGOV for Smart Governance (Foundations, methods, Tools)/NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000037, supported by Norte Portugal Regional Operational Programme (NORTE 2020), under the PORTUGAL 2020 Partnership Agreement, through the European Regional Development Fund (EFDR).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UNU-EGOV, United Nations UniversityGuimarãesPortugal

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