Catalysing Local Economic Recovery

Strategies and tactics for E-Government development in Africa

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What: Free WEBINAR  

Dedicated for:  Business Registrars and other policymakers

    28, May, 2020. 10:00 AM (EAT/(GMT+3))

As each government authority must contribute to catalyse the local economic recovery, we invite to pay attention to E-Government infrastructure development. Proper E-Government infrastructure needs to be developed, to fight fiscal challenges. It is a fundamental element to success.  

E-Government is a broad definition, business registrars and other policymakers need to find their strategy to succeed.

Join NRD Companies together with Norwegian Register Centre (Brønnøysund Register Centre) and Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) for a series of webinars to learn about solutions, strategies, and tactics to be applied to transform your organizations for contributing to economic recovery



 We will cover:

      • How E-Government solutions may become enablers to address anticipated fiscal challenges.
      • What will the Role of Corporate Registries in the post COVID economic recovery be?
      • A step by step guide how to move beyond the traditional role of registering corporate entities.
      • What is the real power of business registries data? How to gather, analyse, utilise it for catalysing the economy.
      • What are foreign business expectations? What you need to know for attracting foreign investors.

Former acting CEO of State Enterprise Centre of Registers, Lithuania, today Ieva shares her experience with government institutions all around the Globe. Consults on digital registry development and operations, development of electronic services, and contributes to drafting legal acts.

Mr. Bemanya Twebaze leads Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) the Government institution that is responsible for Business Registrations, Civil Registrations, Intellectual Property Rights Registrations and is responsible for Insolvency and Corporate Rescue matters and the Chattels Registry.

Mr.Eivind Fjeldstad is a CEO of NABA since 2011. Has a MA in African Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, focusing on governance and politics in Africa, and a BA in African Studies from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Håkon Olderbakk has held several management positions at the Brønnøysund Register Centre(BRC), IT- manager(CIO) for 12 years. Project manager, IT system for the Register of Business Enterprises, Project manager for the Central Coordinating Register for Legal Entities, head of the Business Register Department.
From 1997, 18 mths as director in Norway Registers Development AS. From 1998 to 2015 he was the head of Planning and development at BRC and Acting Director General for two years. He has had various roles in projects and pre-studies for various business registers in Africa, Europe and Asia.

Experienced executive with over 20 years of experience in the IT sector. Previously held managing positions at IBM and Microsoft, today serves as CEO at NRD Companies, chairman of the Board at UNICEF Lithuania, President of the   Board of the Knowledge Economy Forum, and other organizations dedicated to improving the business environment.

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