The Portuguese Government and the European Commission jointly organized the 4th Ministerial eGovernment Conference under the title “Reaping the Benefits of eGovernment”, in September 2007. The Conference revolved around four main themes relating to ICT and Public Services:Better public services for growth and jobs; Participation and transparency; Social impact and cohesion; and Effective and efficient administration. In the Lisbon Ministerial Declaration, adopted at the Conference, Ministers agreed to explore new ways of public participation and increased transparency enabled by innovative ICT technologies for democratic engagement and transparency. With speeches, awards and media gallery, including 52 real-life eGovernment solutions and applications. In English and Portugues.