Hot on the heels of signing a Memorandum of Cooperation in Japan with the country's Digital Agency, the UK last night signed the 9th Ministerial Declaration of the Digital Nations, a club of advanced digital governments, as acknowledged in a tweet by Government Digital Service CEO Tom Read.
The UK has reaffirmed its commitment to collaborative working with the 10 @DigitalNations in Seoul. We have so much more to learn and share with our democratic partners around the world. pic.twitter.com/stEo7Af3bh
The Digital Nations describes itself as a group of the most digitally advanced governments in the world, and they aim to provide a focused forum to share best practices, identify how to improve digital services, and collaborate on common projects. You can read the Digital Nations Charter here.
James is the Editor of Government Transformation magazine, and has been covering digital government and public sector reform for 20 years. He also oversees the development of the UK's biggest network of public sector transformation conferences.