The polish presidency of the european union (Ministry of Interior and administration) and the european commission have organized the sixth Ministerial conference on electronic administration services: "electronic administration without borders for europeans", in the city of Poznan, from 17 to 18 november 2011.
The Ministerial Conference of E-government is the biggest event in the area of the european union, with holding biennial.
The conference, which has been one of the major event during the polish presidency, attracted nearly 900 experts from around the world: the ministers of member states, staff at the national, regional and local administrations, representatives of industry, civil society and experts.
The plenary meetings and parallel sessions of the conference had discussed:
• policy issues related to the development of e-government services, including the social and economic.
• strategies to achieve interoperability a wide availability of electronic administration in the member states, for all citizens and businesses in the eu.
• citizens' concerns on topics such as the impact of electronic administration, the inclusion, public value, training and quality assurance.
Spain participated in the round tables on reuse information of the public sector and e-Justice project.
In addition, the conference showed the most recent european developments in the field of electronic administration, both at national and european level.
Each member state submitted at its stand three successful projects, according to their own priorities and approaches of electronic administration.
Spain present its system of data exchange standards, and the ministry of Territorial policy and public administration, the portal of the single window of the services directive, applied to energy, ministry of industry, tourism and trade and services in re-use of public sector information, the government of the Basque country.
The stand of the european commission presented the pilot projects on a large scale, which will play an important role in the implementation of cross-border services in europe. It was found the concrete benefits for citizens, businesses and european governments in Areas such as electronic contracting, electronic identification, e-Justicia, mobility of citizens and businesses.
The spanish official delegation was headed by the Director-General in leading the E-government, D. Fernando de Paul, who participated in the ministerial meeting, both in plenary and in the specific meeting on interoperability.