D5 will look at how to use the power of new technology for the benefit of citizens.
Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude hosted the 2-day event where each country shared their own experience and expertise. The group also discussed what a digital government should achieve and what the future could hold. D5 aimed to identify ways to improve digital services, collaborate on common projects, and support and champion their growing digital economies.
D5 is not just a one-off event. It is the start of a network of countries which will grow over time with new countries joining. It will meet annually to work together and showcase the best digital government activity around the world.