• AGBU Yerevan hosts EU E-Governance conference in Armenia

AGBU Yerevan hosts EU E-Governance conference in Armenia

9 October 2015

On September 29, AGBU Yerevan hosted a conference on electronic governance (e-governance) organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Armenia and the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies. The conference was attended by government officials, representatives of international organizations, IT experts and representatives of diasporan organizations, among many others.

The main goal of the conference was to raise public awareness about e-governance, discuss the next steps in making information and services as user-friendly and accessible as possible by harmonizing different systems as well as finding ways for more active and effective involvement of the diaspora in the electronic governance system of Armenia.

“…Electronic governance makes life easier for people and it makes it a lot easier to govern the country. It also delivers a positive message to the whole world that Armenia is getting better,” said Ivar Tallo, Founder of e-Governance Academy, Estonia.

Opening remarks were delivered by Priit Turk, ambassador of Estonia to Armenia; Piotr Switalski, head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Vasken Yacoubian, AGBU Central Board member and Vache Gabrielyan, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms.

The conference focused on the results of the e-governance initiatives implemented in Armenia and the key steps for future development of the field, including the creation of an atmosphere of trust.

For more information please visit AGBU Yerevan website.