UN to help Kazakhstan develop e-government03 october 2014, 18:09
The UN will help Kazakhstan to develop its e-government, Tengrinews reports.
Majilis [the lower chamber of Parliament] has approved the draft law "On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the UN on trust fund for technical cooperation" on October 1.
As noted in the conclusion of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security of the Majilis, the purpose of the agreement is to build capacity in the field of e-government and public administration, and to popularise Kazakhstan's own e-government experience among developing countries.
The aim is also to strengthen cooperation and development of inter-regional mechanisms, and to promote "smart and intelligent control of the government” among the participants, including politicians, representatives of international and regional organizations, academic and business circles.
"The cost of implementation of the agreement is 500 thousand dollars, which is provided for in the Kazakhstan State Budget for 2014-2016," the conclusion said.
The project is expected to result in better awareness of the leaders about e-government trends, solutions and best practices of countries, and renewal of their commitment to use the acquired knowledge and experience for creating of innovative strategies of development of e-government suitable for their countries.
Reporting by Altynai Zhumzhumina, writing by Dinara Urazova, editing by Tatyana Kuzmina