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2nd WeGO Awards

Chengdu | 2014

2nd WeGO Awards

2nd WeGO Awards 570 380 WeGO

The 2nd WeGO Awards were held at the 3rd WeGO General Assembly in Chengdu in 2014. Local governments competed with their projects in the following categories: Services, Efficiency, Open City, Urban Management, Digital Divide. Out of 68 applications in total, 15 were selected as winners.



Quality of administrative services, urban competitiveness, effectiveness of public services, high quality services to citizens


Knowledge management, Administrative efficiency through computerization, sharing of public information, promotion of comprehensive & real-time management of information and resources

Open City

Promotion of civil participation in public by opening public information, improving the level of urban openness, administrative transparency, and open data

Urban Management

Technology in Urban Management systems for safety & security, mobility, convenience, environment, disaster, transport, energy, welfare and culture

Digital Divide

Equal and inclusive access for citizens to information & communication services

Jong Sung Hwang
Vice President
National Information Society Agency (NIA) (Korea)

Chris Moore
Principal Consultant
AcuitasGov (Canada)

Mustafa Omar Nawari
Professor, Dynamical Systems
University of Khartoum (Sudan)

Joonas Pekkanen
Founder & President
Open Ministry (Finland)

Giulio Quaggiotto
Pulse Lab Jakarta (UN Global Pulse) (Indonesia)

Nadezhda Glebobna Yarushkina
Vice-President of Research
Ulyanovsk State Technical University (Russia)

Tang Zhiwei
Vice Dean, School of Political and Public Administration
Univ. of Electronic Science and Technology of China (China)

Category of Services


Initiative aiming at improving the efficiency of traffic facilities and urban mobility by integrating necessary information for travelers when exploring Taipei city


Project enabling a two-way communication channel between local residents and public servants that successfully increased citizen participation through the ``Twitter Resident's Meeting``


``Food-Banking`` project supporting citizens in need for social aid by integrating the latest information technologies

Category of Efficiency


Geo-enabled system for curbing traffic-related inefficiencies by providing officials with information-rich dashboards for monitoring activities across all road networks


User-friendly and easily accessible online platform where citizens can interact with local authorities

San Fernando

Document Tracking System offering increased transparency in administrative affairs and resource management, while improving business transactions within the City Government

Category of Open City


Project seeking to offer citizens increased transparency of decision-making processes through real-time information updates

Hong Kong

One-stop Public Sector Information portal offering citizens various categories of government datasets


multi-level platform encompassing services ranging from consultation, complaint filings, suggestions and information inquiries, aimed at Increasing convenience and transparency for citizens

Category of Urban Management


Traffic management initiative seeking to mitigate transport and traffic inefficiencies through the development of an integrated fare system, which allows for the combination of different transportation means

Gimpo City

Consisting of two initiatives the Smartopia Gimpo aims to develop both a safer and a more participatory community using various technology-based solutions


Project enabling citizens and visitors to use buses more efficiently by providing commuters with online-based route and time tables, allowing for better estimation of transport itinerary

Category of Digital Divide

New Taipei

Project focused on building and sustaining citizen capacity within the senior community, with the key words: lifelong learning, joy and health, self-esteem and community participation

Da Nang

Initiative seeking to modernize public administration, improving the capacity and operational efficiency of local state management agencies by revitalizing the city's ICT infrastructure


Strategy to bridge the digital divide amongst seniors by helping them to get connected and to partake in a digital lifestyle



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