E-GOVERNMENT CENTER WILL PROVIDE
A NEW IMAGE IN THE INTERNET OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
CHISINAU, MARCH 26. Official web pages of public authorities in the Republic of Moldova will function according to unique rules. On March 21, the Government approved a Regulation to that effect. Ministries are obliged to adjust their official websites to new provisions within 12 months from the date of approval of the document. District councils and mayor’s offices can do it optionally. The e-Government Center will develop, within six months at most, the model-template and design for these pages, and the State Chancellery will monitor the practical application of new regulation.
In accordance with the Regulation on official websites of public authorities in the Internet, the websites will be adapted so as to be accessed from any mobile phone and SmartPhone. Access to official websites will be free of charge and open, as before, the only thing is that the authorities reserves the right to render public services for a fee through the sites.
At the same time, official websites have to provide the citizens with the subscription to information of block of news, events and announcements.
The Government recommends that local public authorities of I and II grades, who already have web pages, modify them according to new rules, approved by the Government Decision.
In accordance with the new Regulation, the Special Telecommunication Center will ensure, within half a year at most, creation of the technical platform for hosting official websites of central public authorities as well as their further maintenance and development. Also, the Center will maintain and develop pages on the Internet on a contract basis, at the request of local public authorities.
Ministries and other central administrative authorities will adjust their official pages to the provisions of the Government Decision within 12 months. Also, they will constantly ensure management of the informational content of official sites. These institutions will develop and approve the internal regulations on the way of publication and update of information materials on the official web page.
Citizens will have the opportunity, through official websites, to interact with the public authorities’ representatives participating in online discussions, forums and online conferences.
Under the Regulation, an official web page will work non-stop. Time to suspend its operation for planned technical maintenance will not exceed three hours per month.
The contents of the official web page will be delivered to the public in three languages.
The Government is committed to ensure protection and security of information through certain qualified persons who have expertise in the field of information security as well as of regulatory and legal framework in the Republic of Moldova.
The Regulation on official websites of public authorities in the Internet was developed in order to improve the level of transparency of public authorities and access to public information via the Internet.
About the e-Government Center:
The e-Government Center is responsible for developing and implementing the e-Government agenda by applying widely the Information and Communication Technology, the institution aims at reforming the public sector, enhancing the performance of authorities and the transparency of state institutions, increasing the access to information and promoting digital services (e-Services).
For further information, please contact the e-Governance Center. Contact person: Ilona Spataru, Communications Coordinator, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel.: 250-234, 250-544.