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Data and Digital Government
Data and Digital Government

We support the governments of the region in designing and implementing digital transformation plans and initiatives to enhance the efficiency of the public sector and the quality of services provided to citizens and the private sector.

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Modernization of the State
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What we do

The Data and Digital Government Cluster promotes a comprehensive vision of digital transformation that includes institutional strengthening, governance, regulatory framework, and technological services. This digital transformation of the public sector supports the country's competitiveness and social inclusion by emphasizing the national data strategy and the cybersecurity policy necessary to protect cyberspace.

We provide technical and financial support to governments in the following areas: 


Strengthening institutional capacity related to digital transformation.


Supporting the simplification and digitalization of procedures to minimize bureaucracy and paperwork culture.


Strengthening identity schemes, including improving civil registries and creating a secure, reliable, and universal digital identity.


Designing national and sectoral cybersecurity policies with a comprehensive view.


Advocating for regulatory improvement as a key element to modernizing the State, enhancing productivity, and increasing confidence in public institutions.


Implementing national data strategies with a 360-degree view that includes evidence-based decision-making, openness, integration, and protection.


Modernizing the statistics bureaus and supporting their data compilation process to obtain accurate, current, and reliable data.

a person touching a digital screen DigiGov
a group of people standing on a stage GEALC Network
a person holding a phone Cybersecurity
A person sitting at a desk with a computer. Digital transformation - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Observatory of Cybersecurity
a person typing on a laptop Latin American Open Data Initiative
a person writing on a piece of paper Survey of Employees in National Statistical Offices
Mujer trabajando en computador BID Ciberlac
Strengthening Cybersecurity in Uruguay
Program for the Improvement of Public Services and State-Citizen Interaction
Person's hands on keyboard National Catalog of Regulations, Procedures, and Services of Mexico
woman reviewing statistics Program to Strengthen the Statistical Capacity of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC) of the Argentine Republic
Procedures and Public Services



 “Innovations in Public Service Delivery” Series:

Digital Transformation



Registries, Identity and Digital Identity






Emerging data and technologies



Official statistics



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8 lessons from Estonia´s digital transformation for Latin America and the Caribbean

Imagine a world where a newborn child is registered online as a citizen from the hospital by their parents, who in turn have a digital ID to manage their interactions with the government, without queues, forms or papers.

A woman pointing at a screen and talking to a man. Regional Cooperation - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB What is government digital transformation?

Government digital transformation is the change in corporate culture, organizational models, methods, and processes that takes advantage of information and communication technologies (ICT) to enable public institutions to meet the needs of citizens and businesses.

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Agentes de callcenter trabajando frente a su computadora. Transformación digital - Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo - BID Design of digital government projects

Digital Government

Cybersecurity Fundamentals: A Practical Approach

Data for the effectiveness of public policies

A hand holding a stylus on a tablet. Fiscal policy - Inter-American Development Bank - IDB Data for effective policy making

technology Regulatory impact analysis

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