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The 5th Forum for IT directors of Ukrainian public sector is focused on a new initiative of Ukrainian government ‘State in Smartphone’ and trust building in digital society while developing IT systems and public e-services. The Forum is dedicated to cooperation between Ukraine and European Union in developing digital society in Ukraine.

Follow the Forum’s live-stream and find the program at https://www.forumitdir.eu

“There is a lot of work ahead. We still need to work on expanding the digital culture of our public servants and citizens. We need to reach full cooperation between state and local authorities in the implementation of e-governance. We are confident that given support of both government representatives and international partners, we are up to this,” said Mykhailo Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine.

President of Ukraine Mr Volodymyr Zelensky welcomes the Forum. The keynote speaker of the Forum is Mr Andrus Ansip, former Vice President of the European Commission. Mr Mykhailo Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine will present the initiative of Ukrainian government ‘State in Smartphone’.

The speakers of the Forum will highlight different aspects of trust building like necessary legal ground, ‘secure by design’ of IT systems, privacy and data protection. As case studies, the Forum examines how the secure data exchange ‘Trembita system’ and the information system ‘Vulyk’ support the establishment of trust and enhance e-governance development and decentralisation in Ukraine.

“Trust is the necessary ground to make digital transformation happen in the democratic society. The IT solution provided by EGOV4UKRAINE project – the secure data exchange ‘Trembita system’ and the information system ‘Vulyk’ – support the establishment of trust and enhance e-governance development and decentralisation in Ukraine,” said Mari Pedak, the Team Leader of the EGOV4Ukraine project.

The EGOV4Ukraine project is currently collaborating with government agencies to connect government databases and registers to the ‘Trembita system’, and started to launch the information system ‘Vulyk’ in the small ASCs.

To date, 34 government agencies have concluded an agreement on connection to Trembita, 7 agencies have connected their databases with ‘Trembita’ and 2 government agencies are exchanging data. Moreover, there are launched ‘Vulyk’ in 16 ASCs.

The 5th Forum for IT Managers of Ukraine is organised by the EGOV4UKRAINE project and the Ministry of Digital Transformations with the assistance of the European Union and its Member States Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Poland and Sweden. EGOV4UKRAINE is part of Ukraine’s decentralisation programme U-LEAD with Europe for more transparent and accountable governance and support activities.

 

For additional information, please contact:

Mari Pedak, Team Leader of the U-LEAD support project EGOV4UKRAINE, e-Governance Academy, by phone +38 063 164 3550, or e-mail: mari.pedak@ega.ee