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Technology readiness and innovation

Cybersecurity becomes an imperative as institutions are moving increasingly to digital platforms. Developed by International Telecom Union, The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) measures the commitment of countries to cybersecurity at a global level to raise awareness of the importance and different dimensions of the issue.

It is composed by five pillars – (i) Legal Measures, (ii) Technical Measures, (iii) Organizational Measures, (iv) Capacity Building, and (v) Cooperation.

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69

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72.57

Year: 2021

ICTs could not positively impact national development unless there is an appropriate access and use of these technologies in the country. Produced by the International Telecom Union (ITU), The ICT Development Index (IDI), is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure.

It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. IDI focuses on three aspects: ICT Access, Use and Impact.

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28

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92.6

Year: 2024

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

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73

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0.72

Year: 2022

Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

The goal of e-participation initiatives should be to improve the citizen's access to information and public services; and promote participation in public decision-making which impacts the well-being of society, in general, and the individual, in particular.

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175

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0.14

Year: 2022

The Gov AI readiness index measures national preparedness to harness AI technology for development. The index consists of 3 pillars, that cover 10 dimensions. The scores of these dimensions are calculated based on 33 KPIs.

The index shows that there is a global commitment to AI, as the number of national AI strategies is increasing.

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67

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50.5

Year: 2023

This index evaluates and assesses the countries published data on the official website of the national statistical office (NSO)

It includes 10 pillars distributed evenly as follows, 5 pillars that assess the coverage side, and coverage here means the availability of this data, and the rest 5 pillars assess the openness side. All pillars have the same 22 KPIs that are grouped into 3 data categories, 10 KPIs related to the social statistics category, 7 KPIs for the economic statistics category, and the rest 5 KPIs for the environment statistics category. The last release of this index (2020) covers 185 countries that are classified even small countries whose area is 1,500 km2 or less, or large countries that are the most.

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181

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24.6

Year: 2022

Digital transformation needs the availability of appropriate infrastructure, skilled human resources, adequate governance and impact on national development. Developed by Portulans Institute, this index assesses 134 economies based on their performance across 60 variables.

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To take full advantage of innovation on national level, a mature ecosystem is needed. Developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Innovation Index (GII) measures the innovation ecosystem on national level by covering 3 dimensions: innovation input, innovation output and innovation efficiency.

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Allowing persons with disability to access digital devices has important socio-economic impact on the national level.

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The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

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The Global Knowledge Index (GKI) provides data that can help countries and decision makers to understand and respond to related transformations and challenges related to knowledge and innovation. It assesses seven sub-indices, chosen both for their correlative interactive relationships and their centrality to the process of cognitive and developmental progress.

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Governance

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

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73

Score
0.72

Year: 2022

Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

The goal of e-participation initiatives should be to improve the citizen's access to information and public services; and promote participation in public decision-making which impacts the well-being of society, in general, and the individual, in particular.

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175

Score
0.14

Year: 2022

The SDG Index is a unique worldwide study that assesses the progress of countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, providing a comprehensive evaluation of each country's position in relation to these goals.

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The World Press Freedom Index, published annually by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), ranks 180 countries based on the freedom and independence afforded to journalists. This comprehensive index evaluates press freedom through a detailed questionnaire that examines five key categories: political context, legal framework, economic context, sociocultural context, and security. It focuses solely on the ability of journalists to operate without constraints and does not assess the quality of journalism or broader human rights issues within the assessed nations.

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