Estonia is one of two countries worldwide to offer an e-Residency, a government-issued status and identity granting access to the EU’s digital business environment. Even Barack Obama is an Estonian e-Resident. Which challenges do e-Residency and e-Governance in general pose for the public sector, and how does scientific research evaluate the digital transformation?
Our understanding of citizenship is not based on a definition that refers to formal membership of a person to a nation or political entity, but more generally on the self-perception of individuals in relation to any nation or entity they may belong to.
e-Governance: the Estonian Case, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Ott Velsberg, Chief Data Officer for the Estonian government. Increased quality of service, the lack of bureaucracy, and the ease of interacting with the government directly benefit the business and citizens. For which aspects in public administration is Estonia’s e-Government particularly helpful? Ott Velsberg: The biggest ...
Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Public Sector Innovation and eGovernance: An EU-funded Master programme for EU- and non-EU citizens that combines knowledge on public administration and public management with expertise on information systems and eGovernance. Coordination : KU Leuven Web-Link : https://onderwijsaanbod.kuleuven.be//opleidingen/e/CQ_53973318.htm
Interreg Europe CYBER aims to boost the competitiveness of the European cyber security SMEs by creating synergies among European cyber security valleys. Through a series of interregional cooperation initiatives, CYBER aims to improve the sharing of good practices and public policies and to strengthen cyber security ecosystems. The Bretagne Development Innovation agency is the leading ...
Joinup is a collaborative platform created by the European Commission and funded by the European Union via the Interoperability solutions for public administrations, businesses and citizens (ISA2) Programme. It offers several services that aim to help e-Government professionals share their experience with each other. Coordination : Interoperability Unit of DG Informatics of the European Commission, DIGIT.D2 Web-Link ...
Facebook’s announcement that it would introduce a cryptocurrency sparked a debate about the added value, security and regulatory aspects of virtual currencies. What lessons can the EU draw ahead of the potential launch of Libra in 2020?
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