OASIS eGov Member Section announcements:

The TGF TC approves TGF Primer

The Transformational Government Framework TC has produced the CND01 version of its "Transformational Government Framework Primer" and this is now available in the OASIS Library - see 

OASIS eGov Member Section Announces Results of Steering Committee Elections

OASIS is pleased to announce the results of the election for the 2011 OASIS eGov Member Section (MS) Steering Committee.Congratulations to Harm Jan van Burg - Netherlands Ministry of Finance, Bob Sunday - Government of Canada and Colin Wallis – Government of New Zealand representing governmental entities. Also, congratulations to John Borras and Steve Mutkoski - Microsoft, representing business centric entities. They have been elected to serve until March 2013.

Transformational Government Workshop Report

The Transformational Government Workshop was hosted at the World Bank's offices in Washington DC on 9th December 2010.  The aim was to review the work on the newly formed Transformational Government Framework Technical Committee. 

Complimentary Transformational Government Workshop in Washington, DC - scheduled for 9 December

OASIS is offering a complimentary Workshop, in cooperation with the World Bank e-Development Group and CS Transform, to provide a unique opportunity to exchange experiences amongst professionals from the public administration and the private sector regarding the significance of open standards for efficient and transformational government.  This complimentary Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to:

  • Learn about the emerging concept of Transformational Government, and how it fits with global initiatives

Green IT for Green Policy Conference Action Plan

Following the recent very successful conference in Brussels on Green IT for Green Policy, we have produced the attached Action Plan for taking forward some of the important technical aspects identified during the conference.  We hope that by delivering on these actions it will enable OASIS to make a significant contribution to the Green agenda.  Periodic progress reports will be provided on the action plan but if anybody wishes to provide any views on the plan or wishes to know more about any specific item then please contact John Borras at

New OASIS Technical Committee joins the eGov Member Section

The OASIS eGov Member Section is pleased to announce that the new Transformational Government Framework Technical Committee has joined the eGov Member Section.

OASIS is pleased to announce a Green IT for Green Policies conference in Brussels on 13/14 October

OASIS is partnering with  the 2010 Belgian Presidency of the European Union (EU) to host a Green I.T. for Green Policy conference on 13-14 October 2010 in Brussels, Belgium. This conference will be an official event in the EU calendar during the Belgian Presidency and will be hosted at the Belgium Federal Ministry of Finance.  

The eGov Member Section Steering Committee is playing a prominent role in the planning of this conference.

Steering Committee approves release of new Guidance Document

Following full consultations, the Steering Committee of the eGov Member Section has approved the release of a new Guidance Document.  This one covers making the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 and provides advice to Governments on the need for removing any barriers from making this transition. For more details, see the Library section of this website.

OASIS and WCO sign an MOU to promote technology standards

Peter Brown, OASIS Board Chairman, and the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Secretary General, Kunio Mikuriya, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote technology standards worldwide.  A full report on the signing is available at and a copy of the MOU is attached.

The eGov Member Section will take the lead role for OASIS in liaising with the WCO and helping them to address the needs of Customs administrations in emerging areas relating to information technology.


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