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Title: Public Policy frameworks ICT Policy as cross cutting: Convergence Policy making


1
Public Policy frameworksICT Policy as cross
cutting Convergence Policy making
  • ICT4D policy development workshop
  • CIVIC 2.0
  • November 11-12, 2008

2
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • National Development Policy
  • sectoral strategies
  • policy development
  • resource deployment
  • policy implementation
  • Mutual dependency ? development objectives
  • ICT (as economic sector) policy
  • ICT (as enabler/driver) policy

3
ICT cross- cutting all sectors
Key Nat/economy Social
sectors Real sector ICT
sector
4
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • The Jamaica 2030 Vision
  • A Jamaica which is the place of choice to raise
    families, live, work and do business

5
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Developed country status world class standards
    in key aspects of society
  • education
  • health care
  • nutritional status
  • shelter
  • access to environmental goods and services
  • law and social order
  • business environments

6
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Developed status contd
  • Per capita GDP (between US 13,000 US 80,000)
  • Jamaica US4600 (2006)
  • Advanced productive sectors
  • High quality infrastructure and social services
  • High levels of research and innovation
  • (World Bank)

7
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Sustainability
  • balance between economic, social, environmental
    and governance components
  • meeting needs of the present without
    compromising the ability of future generations to
    meet their own needs
  • Equality/ equity,
  • Justice
  • Empowerment
  • Human rights

8
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
28 sector Plans
Sourcehttp//www.pioj.gov.jm/JDPOverview.aspx
9
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Urban planning and regional development Sector
    plan
  • Combined sector plan -
  • Natural resources and
  • Environmental Management hazard risk reduction
    and climate change
  • Housing sector plan
  • Training sector plan
  • Security sector plan
  • Labour market and productivity sector plan
  • Persons with disability sector plan
  • Social welfare and vulnerable persons sector plan
  • Education sector plan
  • Population sector plan

10
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Gender
  • Culture and Values
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Governance
  • National security
  • Correctional services
  • Services
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing
  • Creative industries sport
  • Energy
  • ICT goals/objectives as for ICT Strategic Plan
  • Mining Quarrying
  • Tourism

11
ICT Policy making Strategic ICT Development
Road Map Source E-Powering Jamaica
Strategic ICT Development Road Map Source
E-Powering Jamaica  
12
Policy and sectoral strategies
  • Identify strategic issues in two sectors and
    explain the link to relevant ICT policy/plan
  • Reflection

13
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Context ? ? ICT policy objectives
  • Technological environment
  • Policy environment
  • Global infocom economy
  • The global context/supranational frameworks
  • Regional contexts
  • National frameworks /sectoral issues
  • Social environment

14
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Development vision National/regional
  • Imperative for ICT development
  • Economic prosperity
  • Poverty eradication
  • Improved service delivery
  • Enhanced democracy
  • Political accountability

15
ICT Policy and Development
  • Defining policy
  • decisions to act / not to act
  • the framework for taking decisions
  • a web of decisions
  • a framework for taking action
  • application to the question what is going to be
    done about a particular problem
  • anchored in values re. appropriate goals and
    beliefs about achieving those goals
  • process iterative

16
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Levels of policy

Supranational
Regional
National
Community/ communities of interest (Stakeholder
s)
17
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Problem definition ? policy agenda
  • Policy development process
  • Analysis of issues
  • Resolution of issues/Policy proposals/recommendati
    ons
  • Deployment/communication
  • Implementation
  • Evaluation ? new issues

18
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Generation of policy relevant information
  • Gathering empirical information towards
  • Problem structuring/issue definition
  • Analysis/ Monitoring
  • Evaluation evaluative information
  • Policy environment
  • Domestic and global
  • Stakeholders varying interests

19
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • What is the policy problem? Definition of issue
    from varying perspectives
  • E.g. STV
  • Government Operator
  • Incumbent
  • New entrant
  • Agreement on the problem disagreement on nature
    tension to be addressed

20
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Problem vs. issue
  • Problem has complexity
  • Complexity arises from variety in viewpoints and
    relationships among aspects, environment and/or
    stakeholders
  • Complexity can be represented in issues
  • Success depends on ability of policy to
    accommodate/respond to variety

21
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • The Problem
  • Government proposes to implement Highway 2000 by
    cutting through green fields
  • Issues e.g.
  • Degradation of the environment
  • Destruction of habitats
  • Disturbance of waterways -gt flooding
  • Economic impact on towns to be bypassed

22
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Policy issue
  • characterised by conflict and disagreement
  • Know the attributes of the problem
  • Decide which issues are critical/relevant to be
    addressed

23
ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
making
  • Making recommendations policy advocacy
  • Df. Recommendation
  • (a) transformation of information about
    alternatives into information about policy
    actions that will result in outcomes of value to
    some individual, group or society as a whole
  • (b) policy-analytic method

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ICT Policy as cross cutting Convergence Policy
makings
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