Bungeni 2.0 is a Parliamentary and Legislative Information System
that aims at making Parliaments more
open and accessible to citizens ... virtually allowing them " inside Parliament" or "Bungeni" the Kiswahili word for "inside Parliament".
Bungeni is a collaborative software development initiative based on open standards, AKOMA NTOSO (www.akomantoso.org) and open source applications that provides a leading solution for drafting, managing, consolidating and publishing legislative and other parliamentary documents.
Bungeni is an initiative of "Africa i-Parliament Action Plan" (www.parliaments.info) a programme of UN/DESA
The BUNGENI Information System will soon be available for test pilots. After several key improvements and updates to the software in terms of components used and their integration, the system is now at a stage where it can be test-driven by different parliaments. Updates on this process will be provided here.
Apr 02, 2013 01:55 AM
AT4AM for All is the Open Source release of AT4AM, the web-based amendment authoring tool used at the European Parliament.
Nov 29, 2012 11:00 AM
The Africa i-Parliament Action Plan (Jul 2008-Dec 2012) is coming to an end, hence an External Evaluation was carried out to assess the different activities of the Project. Two evaluation reports (“Bungeni & Akoma Ntoso” and “APKN”) were presented during the “Project Evaluation: Stakeholder Validation Workshop", organized in Nairobi, Kenya, on 20 November 2012.
Sep 26, 2012 05:10 PM
The World e-Parliament Conference 2012 was held at the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, in Rome, on 13 and 14 September. The Conference was co-organized by the United Nations and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, and gathered the community of parliaments – with delegations from more than 130 countries – to reflect on the new opportunities offered by ICTs to improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness and effectiveness of parliaments worldwide.
Aug 07, 2012 04:10 PM
The “Bungeni Know-How Transfer” workshop, organised by the Africa i-Parliament Action Plan in collaboration with the Centre for Information and Communication of the University Eduardo Mondlane (CUIEM) and hosted by the Mozambique National Assembly, was held in Maputo, Mozambique, from 16 to 20 July 2012.
Aug 07, 2012 11:20 AM
The Africa i-Parliaments Action Plan shared its experience in the use of open standards (OS) and open source software (OSS) within African parliaments at the international workshop “Leadership Capacity-Development for Improved Delivery of Public Services in Africa using Information and Communication Technologies”.