EaP PAR Workshop on e-Gov and Smart Solutions on Local and Regional Level held in Prague

27.November.2019

On 12-15 November, the Eastern Partnership Public Administrative Reform (PAR) Workshop on e-Gov and Smart Solutions on Local and Regional Level was held in Prague. The event was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in cooperation with ECEAP and with the support of EEAS, the European Commission and the Estonian MFA. The event followed up the joint EE-CZ PAR Seminar held in Tallinn on December 2018 which focused on transparency on the local and regional level. Estonia and the Czech Republic cooperate in the framework of the EaP PAR platform to share experiences with the Eastern Partner countries on topics of local governance and decentralization as well as e-governance, smart solutions and transparency on the local and regional level.

The general theme of this workshop was e-governance and smart solutions as a tool in regional and local governance. Break out topics were:

  • lessons learned from territorial reforms and decentralization process
  • innovative solutions to challenges in local administrations – practical use of e-solutions
  • tackling corruption in local administrations – can e-tools be useful?