the main axes of the 2022 motion of the elected in digital

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Gathered for their fourth national congress on October 6, 2022, the elected digital officials sent Elisabeth Borne the result of their work on Monday, October 10, in the form of a motion. Behind four strong axes – equal access to digital, better governance of digital public services, responsible digital strategy and sustainable prevention of cyber risks – they advocate 29 concrete proposals.

492 contributions make up the motion of the fourth national congress of elected digital representatives that was held behind closed doors in Paris on Thursday October 6, 2022. “The result of 6 months of preparation carried out by the internet association Villes and the collaborative work s Based on a methodology of semantic analysis of all expressed ideas, this work has enabled transparency in the design of motion 2022 the digital elect”, details the press release from Villes Internet dated October 12, 2022. It is characterized by 29 concrete proposals around four structural questions.

Equal access to digital

In response to the first question, “What equal access to digital?”, the elected representatives of Villes Internet propose. connects the entire national territory with the Internet network. According to them, it is “Prioritize the installation of the 4G network in unconnected territories instead of the race for 5G in dense areas”, to “generalize the creation of public initiative networks where fiber is not yet present” and “to supervise the deployment process and maintenance of networks by operators by evaluating practices and controlling subcontractors”. To meet this demand for equal access, Villes Internet also suggests financial access to individual or shared equipment creating a tax credit calculated based on social and disability inclusion criteria and installing public access computers in municipalities or dedicated locations. Finally, still in this concern for equality, the digital elect call “the state of digital mediation structures” guaranteeing multi-year funding for digital advisers France Services (CNFS) (our September 28, 2022 article), developing “a national referral system for the training of intermediaries or even building “bridges between all digital players in a territory”.


For the second concern of recognition “what governance of digital public services by local authorities?”, Villes Internet defends the development decision support tools using to territorial diagnoses and master plans, creating “a repository of structuring criteria – interoperability, data ownership, GDPR, responsible digital – for public procurement”. The association also wants to generalize digital public services through the merger and accompany dematerialization with the systematic maintenance of a human counter in particular training “local authorities to support users in their dematerialized procedures”.

Responsive digital strategy

In the third question, “What responsible digital strategy in the face of the urgency of the ecological transition?”, the elected digital motion asks that local authorities “support the implementation of their responsible digital strategy”.. To do this, it would be necessaryThe training of elected officials in the obligations of local authorities”, “conducting territorial diagnoses to support strategies on sustainable data” and “establishing tools for monitoring and evaluating digital strategies”, lists the Internet Cities motion also suggest. show the example ofresponsible energy and digital consumption in relations with citizens using the collected data as tools to help save energy (transportation, lighting, heating, etc.). It is also proposed that generalize the circular economy sector IN encouraging the rebuilding of computers in particular.

Digital risks

Finally, in relation to the fourth and last axis, “How to prevent digital risks in the long term?”, the motion advocates a control of data processing and storage, guaranteeing “data protection with strict criteria in public contracts”, “outlawing new legal obligations imposed without data protection tools”, developing “awareness tools for agents who have to face exponential dematerialization ”, without forgetting, of course, to “provide communities with financial means to face the risk of cyber attacks”. Elected digital officials conclude that it is necessary “create a plan for crisis management and business continuity”, multiplying cyber attack simulation exercises. Finally, they announce that they are working on drafting a guide for actions to be taken in the event of a cyber attack.

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