E-Governance in Armenia | EUNewsletter

E-Governance in Armenia

25 December 2012

On 3 December a new project on transactional e-governance development was launched in Armenia with the support of the European Union (EU), which will offer a new way for Armenian citizens to communicate with the government. E-Armenia aims at creating transactional electronic services and assisting the digitalisation of the Armenian civil registry.
Traian Hristea, the Head of the European Union Delegation to Armenia, welcomed the launch opening event stating that the EU is ready to support its neighbours in developing e-governance systems: ‘The goal of this newly-launched project is to provide citizens with new conditions to communicate with their government which will reduce -corruption and promote transparency in governance’, said Hristea. He went on to say that the project would depend on corresponding administrative reforms to operate effectively.
Expected outcomes include strengthened public sector reforms and the introduction of a new system for e-governance which should lead to positive impacts on democratic development, good governance, transparency and anti-corruption measures.

David Sargsyan, Chief of the Armenian Government Staff, presented the results of e-governance reforms in Armenia from 2008-2012. According to Sargsyan, around 15 systems have been implemented for e-Governance, including online electronic signatures, electronic payments, business registration, online budgets, and online applications to government, among others. From 2008-2012 more than 10 thousand citizens have annually applied to Armenian institutions online.

‘Today, inner and intergovernmental documentation regulation of more than 40 state bodies is available online. The delivery of documents from the farthest regions of the republic takes less than a minute,’ stated Sargsyan.

Project team leader Ivar Tallo gave a presentation on the new two-year project, which will implement 7 new e-governance systems within the Armenian Government in 2012-2014.

The «Transactional e-Governance Development in Armenia» project is financed by the EU with a budget of €1.3 million.

E-Governance in Armenia

On 3 December a new project on transactional e-governance development was launched in Armenia with the support of the European Union (EU), which will offer a new way for Armenian citizens to communicate with the government. E-Armenia aims at creating transactional electronic services and assisting the digitalisation of the Armenian civil registry. Traian Hristea, the Head of the European Union Delegation to Armenia, welcomed the launch opening event stating that the EU is ready to support its neighbours in developing e-governance systems: ‘The goal of this newly-launched project is to provide citizens with new conditions to communicate with their government which will reduce -corruption and promote transparency in governance’, said Hristea. He went on to say that the project would depend on corresponding administrative reforms to operate effectively. Expected outcomes include strengthened public sector reforms and the introduction of a new system for e-governance which should lead to positive impacts on democratic development, good governance, transparency and anti-corruption measures. David Sargsyan, Chief of the Armenian Government Staff, presented the results of e-governance reforms in Armenia from 2008-2012. According to Sargsyan, around 15 systems have been implemented for e-Governance, including online electronic signatures, electronic payments, business registration, online budgets, and online applications to government, among others. From 2008-2012 more than 10 thousand citizens have annually applied to Armenian institutions online. ‘Today, inner and intergovernmental documentation regulation of more than 40 state bodies is available online. The delivery of documents from the farthest regions of the republic takes less than a minute,’ stated Sargsyan. Project team leader Ivar Tallo gave a presentation on the new two-year project, which will implement 7 new e-governance systems within the Armenian Government in 2012-2014. The «Transactional e-Governance Development in Armenia» project is financed by the EU with a budget of €1.3 million. [gallery link="file"]