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Wednesday, 27.05.2020
eGovernment Forschung seit 2001 | eGovernment Research since 2001

BY: Belarus

  • Belarusian government switches to electronic format

    On May 10, the Council of Ministers adopted a resolution and a series of orders in electronic form, BelTA reports.

    The documents were processed with the help of the FlexEDoc system developed by the Council of Ministers.

    The decree “On Changing of the Composition of the Board of the State Committee on Property”, which was adopted on Friday, was issued in the Belarusian language.

  • Development of digital sphere in Belarus discussed today at Palace of Independence

    One of the proposed initiatives is creating a new educational institution that will train personnel for the specialized companies. At the meeting, the President noted that terms “computerization” and “digitalization” should be understood by all Belarusians. The urgent issue is the introduction of e-government. This technology will be set up by 2020.

    The university's main goal will be training the personnel. BSU, BSUIR and the High-Tech Park will create the platform for training extra-class specialists! The HTP residents can be the key sponsors!. Such a university will prepare employees for specific tasks. The President supported the initiative as the university can be an excellent platform to improve the entire education system.

  • ‘E-Belarus’ programme adopted

    The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus has published its programme for the widespread introduction of information technology to government from 2003 to 2010.
  • Azerbaijan, Belarus to launch ICT working group

    Azerbaijan and Belarus will discuss bilateral cooperation in the ICT sector at this year's BakuTel International Information and Communication Technologies Exhibition in Baku.

    The sides will also discuss establishing an ICT bilateral cooperation working group, Azerbaijani Communications and IT Ministry Scientific Capacity and Strategic Planning Department Director Isfandiyar Aliyev told Trend. The group's first meeting will be held in early 2011.

    Azerbaijan has presented a list of its proposed working group members to Belarus. Belarus is expected to present a similar list to the Azerbaijani side.

  • Belarus e-government portal to be launched

    President Lukashenko of Belarus has signed a decree on the creation of a “national legal internet portal”.
  • Belarus in top 20 countries with best e-government services

    Belarus has made it to the top 20 countries with the best e-government services, according to a research conducted by the company Artezio, BelTA informs.

    Artezio analysts evaluated e-government services in different countries and ranked Belarus 18th in the list of countries with the most comfortable and technologically advanced services. Artezio pointed to the rapid evolution of e-government services in the country, many of which are on par with the European analogues in terms of quality and accessibility.

  • Belarus intends to take part in creation of e-government and high technologies park in Azerbaijan

    The representatives of the Belarusian Communications Ministry and telecommunications companies discussed the issue of participation in the project on e-government and the High Technology Park (HTP) in Azerbaijan with their Azerbaijani colleagues at the first Azerbaijan-Belarus Information Technology Forum, Belarusian High Technologies Park Director Valery Tsepkalo said.

    According to him, the forum promotes the search for ideas and interaction between the Azerbaijani and Belarusian companies which work in the field of software development.

  • Belarus launches e-government committee

    Belarus’ presidential adviser on informatisation issues, Valeri Tsepkalo, has announced the formation of a working committee on e-government.

    The working committee is to submit proposals to the government on integrated information systems by 15 January, 2005.

  • Belarus looks to emulate Korea’s public administration

    Belarus is a young country. The country’s independence from the Soviet Union is only 20 years old and its governing system is still under development.

    The European state recently found a model state to follow in Asia: South Korea. And it is making great efforts to emulate everything from Korea’s public administration to economic policies.

    “Belarus is a pearl in a shell,” said Anatoly N. Morozevich, president of the Academy of Public Administration under the Aegis of the President of Belarus. “We want to open the shell with help from Korea and show the pearl to the outside world.”

  • Belarus may issue 5,000 digital visas to foreigners in 2017

    In 2017 Belarus may issue 5,000 digital visas to foreigners according to the government program on developing the digital economy and the information society in 2016-2020, BelTA has learned.

    The development of the computer system to issue digital visas is part of the government program. The system is supposed to be developed in 2016-2017. The document reads that the number of digital visas issued by Belarus to foreign citizens will rise by 2,000 every year and will reach 11,000 in 2020.

  • Belarus plans to implement smart city concept in ten cities in 2020

    Belarus plans to implement the smart city concept in ten cities, Elena Shorr, the deputy head of the department for state-run ICT projects and procurement at the Belarusian Communications and Informatization Ministry, said at the forum “Smart sustainable cities: from concept to implementation” on 3 March, BelTA has learned.

    “The government set the task to start targeted digitalization, because it is impossible to do it throughout the country at one stroke. We started with the pilot project [to implement the smart city concept] in Orsha in 2019 and adjusted the general concept. This year there are plans to introduce the concept in another ten cities: Baranovichi, Pinsk, Novopolotsk, Polotsk, Mozyr, Lida, Borisov, Soligorsk, Molodechno and Bobruisk. We also intend to implement the concept in Minsk in 2020-2021,” Elena Shorr said.

  • Belarus Ranks 61st in Developing e-Government

    United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs published the statistical book "e-government. Review 2012," reflecting the progress of states in creation of electronic government. Belarus has improved its position by three points, ranking 61st place out of 193 countries.

    Index of e-government is formed of three factors: the extent and quality of online services, the development of telecommunications infrastructure and human capital. Belarus has special achievements in the indicator of the level of telecommunications infrastructure development. Thus, Belarus has risen by 36 positions from 84th to 48th place in this index compared to 2008.

  • Belarus to launch Eurasia’s first Master’s program in e-government

    Eurasia’s first Master’s program “Electronic Government” involving experts from Korea, Austria, Germany and Russia will be launched this year by the Academy of Public Administration under the Aegis of the President of Belarus, BelTA learnt from Rector of the Academy Anatoly Morozevich.

    This will be a distant-learning course lasting for 1.5 years. After completing the program graduates will be granted a degree “Master of Public Administration”. The program graduates will specialize in computer engineering and public administration. The program is meant for employees of ministries implementing e-government solutions, company managers responsible for interaction with the government and local authorities, members of regional government agencies who maintain close contacts with the manufacturing sector and the public.

  • Belarus to make use of Korea’s e-government practices

    Belarus is expected to make an active use of Korea’s e-government practices. The relevant issues were discussed in a meeting between Belarus Presidential Aide Vsevolod Yanchevsky and a delegation of experts from the Republic of Korea in Minsk on 19 March.

    The goal of the two-week visit is study in detail the history, status and development plans for electronic government in Belarus. Korean experts will help form a roadmap for e-government development taking into account the existing advanced technologies and solutions. The delegation has comprised representatives of Samsung SDS, the Korea National Information Society Agency (NIA) and the Korea Information Certificate Authority.

  • Belarus to thoroughly study South Korea's IT development experience

    Belarus considers Korean experience of developing information technologies as a priority for studying and putting into practice. The statement was made by Belarusian First Deputy Information Technologies and Communications Minister Dmitry Shedko during the IT business forum held in Minsk on 23 April for representatives of the Republic of Korea, CIS and Baltic states, BelTA has learned.

    According to the source, Belarus prioritizes studying and putting into practice the South Korean experience of developing information technologies. “We appreciate the open nature of multilateral interaction within the framework of existing relations between our countries as well as the contribution of the Republic of Korea to the development of cooperation with Belarus,” said Dmitry Shedko.

  • Belarus, China keen on further cooperation in ICT

    Belarus and China are interested in further development of cooperation in the information and communications technologies (ICT), BelTA learnt from the press service of the Communications and Information Ministry of Belarus.

    A meeting with the representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Belarus and Inspur Group Co., Ltd. Took place in the Communications and Information Ministry of Belarus on 4 May. The sides confirmed their interest in further development of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation in ICT and discussed its prospects. In particular, the Chinese side showed its interest in the implementation of the draft national programs on development of services in the ICT sector for 2011-2015.

  • Belarus, S Korea to share best practices in e-government

    The Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Korea will share best practices in the field of electronic government, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Korea to Belarus Kang Weon Sik told a press conference on 27 February, BelTA has learnt.

    “A big Korean delegation is set to visit Belarus in March. The delegation will include representatives of government agencies and private companies. They will come here to discuss implementation of the e-government system,” the diplomat said.

  • Belarus, South Korea to expand cooperation in e-government

    Belarus and the Republic of Korea will expand cooperation in the development of e-government projects. Such an agreement was reached during the fifth session of the joint committee held in Seoul on 4 September, BelTA has learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    While welcoming the successful cooperation in the area of high technologies, including in the context of the industrial and technology parks, the parties stressed the need to raise bilateral contacts to a new level.

  • Belarus: Belarusian ICT infrastructure and e-readiness assessments released

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the Information Development Programme (InfoDev), the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and the Belarusian Information Fund have published their report on ICT Infrastructure and E-Readiness Assessments in the Republic of Belarus. The InfoDev-sponsored E-readiness assessment has been carried out by Belarusian experts in the framework of a Grant # ICT 015 scheme.
  • Belarus’ Government endorses agreement with Lithuania on cooperation in ICT

    The Government of Belarus approved the agreement with the Government of Lithuania on cooperation in the field of information and communication technologies and in the development of the information society, reads Resolution No. 120 as of 22 February 2013, BelTA has learnt.

    The agreement was signed in Vilnius on 23 November 2012. The Foreign Ministry was instructed to send a notification about Belarus' fulfillment of the domestic procedures required for this agreement to come into force.

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