Invitation to the international online seminar "Digital opportunities and challenges in International Development" on 24 November 2020. Copyright: Plataforma Portuguesa das ONGDWithin the scope of the “DevHack4Impact – Digital Solutions for Development” program, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Portuguese NGDO Platform organise, in collaboration with the Presidency project “For an open, fair and sustainable Europe in the world”, the international online seminar “Digital Opportunities and Challenges in International Development”, taking place on the 24th of November 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 AM (PT).

The seminar aims to present the international structure of Digitization for Development, focusing on the challenges and opportunities for civil society organizations and presenting successful examples. With a panel of renowned experts, it intends to provide a moment of learning and reflection on the meaning of digital and technological transformation and its impact worldwide.

“Digital Opportunities and Challenges in International Development” is aimed at all interested people and organisations. Participation is subject to registration via this form until the 23 November 2020, 12:00 PM (PT).


  • Lars Erik Forsberg, EC DG Connect on the New Africa-Europe Digital Economy Partnership
  • Bárbara Ubaldi, Head of Digital Government and Open Data Team within the Public Sector Reform Division at the Directorate for Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD
  • Priscilla Chomba, Head of Digital and Technology of Action Aid International
  • Tiago Matos Fernandes, study “Digital Governance in PALOP: challenges, opportunities and good practices”

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