on implementation of E-governance for accountability and community
participation (E-GAP) was signed between the State Agency for E-governance in Ukraine and the Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine.
ceremony took place on June 3 in the framework of the presentation of a new
joint programme with the participation of Vice Prime
Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities
working closely with the Government of Ukraine and, in particular, with the
Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities. For us
it has become a good tradition on a monthly basis to open and launch a new
project. The e-government project is very timely for Ukraine. The joint program presented
by us today will contribute to improve access and quality of services provided
to citizens by the authorities at the regional and local levels using the e-governance
tools. This will help to cut the time and reduce the cost of providing
services, increase transparency and minimize corruption risks and ensure equal
opportunities to acquire necessary services for urban and rural
population", said the Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine
to him, the E-GAP program is designed to ensure use of advanced information and
communication technologies to improve the quality of management, intensify
interaction between government and citizens and promote social innovation in Ukraine.
we have officially launched our joint project "E-governance for
accountability and community participation". There was
conducted qualitative preparations to start this project and select the
pilot regions. It is important that the project contains national and regional
components and is fully compliant with the priorities of national policy to
promote the development of e-governance in the country", stressed Chairman
of the State Agency for E-governance of Ukraine Oleksandr
Ryzhenko. He also added that the regions chosen in
the process of preparation for the project have certain experience in
e-governance, namely, in the area of administrative services.
affiliate regions for the program were determined Dnipropetrovsk,
Odessa, Vinnytsia and Volyn regions.