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    E-Governance for Accountability and Participation (EGAP) Program is intended to apply modern information and communication technologies that will help improve the governance quality, improve interaction between the government and citizens, and promote social innovations in Ukraine.

    EGAP Program is implemented in 2015-2023 by East Europe Foundation and InnovaBridge Foundation in partnership with Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The program’s target regions are Vinnytsia, Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk, Luhansk and Odesa Oblasts.

    The main components of the EGAP Program are the development of e-services and e-democracy at national and regional levels.

    E-Governance for Accountability and Participation (EGAP) Program, being implemented in 2015-2023, is intended to apply modern information and communication technologies to help improve the quality of government, cooperation between government and citizens, and promote the development of social innovations in Ukraine.

    In collaboration with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and citizens, the goals of the EGAP Program are:

    • to shape and implement better e-governance standards and innovative practices to improve the quality of services and information access for citizens;
    • to improve the transparency and accountability of government agencies through the use of e-democracy tools;
    • to reinforce the role of civil society organizations in advocating, mobilizing, and promoting e-democracy to ensure more active citizen participation in the decision-making process at local and regional levels;
    • to promote an inclusive dialog on the formation of e-governance and e-democracy policy that takes into account the interests and needs of the regions.

    Outcome 1

    New e-governance tools improve the efficiency and transparency of government agencies and administrative services.

    Plans for the implementation of e-governance in partner regions are developed with the participation of all interested parties.

    Oblast and district level government agencies provide administrative services for citizens in electronic form.

    Representatives of oblast and district government have completed training provided by certified coaches in accordance with the new electronic governance standards.

    Outcome 2

    E-democracy tools and e-platforms increase the involvement of citizens in the decision-making process.

    Non-governmental organizations and government agencies jointly implement pilot electronic democracy projects intended to increase community involvement at regional level.

    Sustainable knowledge-sharing and public awareness raising mechanisms in the area of electronic governance and electronic democracy have been implemented.

    Representatives of government at all levels, community activists, and mass media representatives are knowledgeable in the areas of electronic governance and electronic democracy.

    Outcome 3

    New government policies on e-governance and e-democracy have been developed taking into account the needs of the regions.

    Inclusive platforms for discussion and formation of policy on electronic governance and electronic democracy have been created and are actively used.

    Regions advocate their needs and ideas for implementation of electronic governance and electronic democracy at national level.

    TEAM

    PARTNERS

    Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
    Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine
    East European Foundation
    Innovabridge Foundation
    National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine
    Governor of Vinnytsia Oblast
    Governor of Volun Oblast
    Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
    Governor of Odesa Oblast
    Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
    Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine
    Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine
    Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
    State Migration Service of Ukraine
    Ministry of Health of Ukraine
    National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service
    The State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography & Cadastre

    01032 Kyiv, Saksahanskoho St., 96 office 508

    +380 44 2060448

    info@egap.in.ua