eGovernment in Greece. George Papadopoulos LL.M. ( Cantab ), Attorney at law, Legal Advisor (MAREG, Gen. Secretary (HSA) 12 March 2014.
George Papadopoulos LL.M. (Cantab), Attorney at law, Legal Advisor (MAREG, Gen. Secretary (HSA)
12 March 2014
“All people are entitled to be part of the Information Society. It is the State’s obligation to facilitate access as well as the production, exchange and diffusion of electronic data".
Constitution of Greece, Article 5A
In 65 out of 84 indicators (77%), Greece falls below EU average
*Citizens aged between 25 and 54
Take-up of eGovernment by SMEs (2012)
While most large enterprises already use eGovernment services the take-up by SMEs is slow
Indicators (10/2009 - 09/2013):
Greece aims to build a more efficient, transparent and accountable administration, through the use of ICT and the support of the necessary governance and monitoring mechanisms,
while maximizing constituent satisfaction, increasing participation and recovering confidence by offering constantly enhanced electronic services and promoting a new digital culture.
High level and secure broadband connection. Network and telephony services to 34.000 buildings nationwide.
50% savings on telecom expenses annually
Wireless access to 55.000 governmentsmartphones
Secure services for the public sector
Broadband Development in specific Rural White Areas of Greece
Broadband Convergence between rural and urban areas
Support at least the 95% of the targeted population
Enforce the digital growth and development in rural areas
Integrated online tax services for citizens and enterprises
Integration with existing tax systems
Electronic tax & customs control and audit mechanism for improving tax compliance and fight tax fraud
Upgrade the operational capacity of audit services
Tackling tax evasion and tax fraud
Create and update “credible blacklist”
Fiscal reform projectin order to support all stakeholders in Central Government from a single point with standard procedures and rules for the management of public resources.
Introduction of a single unified HRMS for a more effective Human Recourses management and development.
Common HR policies
Talent and Time management
Supporting the idea of the State employee
Focus on Human Capital Development
Creation of two identical DC’s one for Ministry of Finance projects and one the rest e-Government projects.
Tools for the effective management of Operational procedures and utilization of existing ICT infrastructures
Economies of scale in the costs of ICT purchases and maintenance