D5 group of digital nations
The Digital 5, or D5, is a network of the world’s most advanced digital nations. It has a shared goal of strengthening the digital economy.
The current members are Estonia, Israel, New Zealand, South Korea and the United Kingdom. They meet every year.
The D5 countries have a track record in leading digital government, including designing services around users’ needs and sharing open source solutions with other countries.
As a group, the D5:
- shares world-class digital practices
- identifies improvements to digital services
- collaborates to solve common problems
- supports and champions the group's growing digital economies.
They are committed to working towards the following principles of digital development:
- user needs
- open standards
- open source
- open markets
- open government
- teach children to code
- assisted digital
- commitment to share and learn.
Digital 5 2018
In February 2018, New Zealand is hosting 3 events as part of the annual D5 meeting:
- Digital Nations 2030 conference
- Digital Government Showcase
- D5 Ministerial Summit