World e-Parliament 2012 conference: 13th – 15th September

Senator the Hon. Timothy Hamel Smith, President of the Senate, chairing proceedings on the last day of the World e-Parliament 2012 conference which was held in Rome, Italy. The World e-Parliament Conference is the biennial forum of the community of parliaments addressing, from both the policy and technical perspectives, how the use of information and communication technology can help improve representation, transparency, accountability, openness, and effectiveness in the complex parliamentary environment.