Amman Mayor Calls for Digital Transformation at UN Meeting

Amman Mayor Calls for Digital Transformation at UN Meeting
(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN – The Mayor of Amman, Yousef Shawarba, emphasized the pivotal role of local and regional governments in championing the rights of individuals to actively participate in society During his address on digital transformation in public infrastructure at the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Group of the United Nations Secretary-General on Local and Regional Governments in New York, Shawarba, as reported by Jordan News Agency, Petra.  اضافة اعلان

This encompasses accessible digital public infrastructure, data accessibility, transparency, and capacity enhancement. Shawarba noted that the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) was the pioneer national institution to fully digitize its services.

The advisory group, comprising 20 members, serves as a platform to discuss strategic subjects related to the involvement of local and regional governments. Topics span sustainable development, gender equality, social inclusion, climate action, the New Urban Agenda, and human rights.

The group, scheduled to convene with the Secretary-General thrice, aims to fortify institutional mechanisms that boost the participation of local and regional governments in intergovernmental processes.

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