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The commission publishes the Plan of action of electronic administration 2016-2020

02 june 2016

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Announced by the strategy for a Digital market for europe, the Plan of action of electronic administration of the EU 2020 2016 – – Accelerating the transformation of the administration digital (COM (2016) 179 end) made a vision, notes 3 main priorities and introduces 20 measures to modernise public administrations, the Digital Único Market, and involve citizens and businesses in the high-quality service.

According to the vision contained in the Plan: “ By 2020, administrations and institutions of the european union should be open, effective and inclusive societies, providing digital public services to all eu citizens and companies that are customized, cross-border, user-friendly services, and from edge to edge. Used innovative approaches to design and provide better services to the needs and demands of citizens and businesses. The public authorities use the opportunities offered by the new digital environment to facilitate their interaction with stakeholders and between them.

Efforts under The Plan shall conform to the following seven principles:

  • By default: public administrations will offer digital services (including information readable in an automated way) as the preferred option (while maintaining other channels for those who are disconnected either by choice or necessity). In Addition, public services are required to pay through a single point of contact or a one-stop shop and through different channels.
  • Principle of only once: are we to ensure that citizens and businesses provide the same information only once the public administrations. Offices of the administration take measures to re-use of these data, in accordance with what is permitted and with due respect for data protection standards, in order to prevent their relapse additional burdens on citizens and businesses.
  • Inclusion and accessibility: public administrations designed digital public services that are inclusive of default and tailored to different needs, such as the elderly and persons with disabilities.
  • Openness and transparency: public administrations will share information and data and let the citizens and businesses to have control of access and correction of its own data; will allow users to control administrative processes affecting them; undertake and open to interested parties (such as companies, researchers and non-profit organizations) in the design and delivery of services.
  • Cross-border by default: public administrations to deploy public services available to relevant digital across borders and prevent further fragmentation, thereby facilitating mobility within the Único Market.
  • Interoperability default: public services are designed to work smoothly in the internal market and through the organizational silos, based on the free movement of data and digital services in the european Union.
  • Confidence and security: all initiatives iran beyond the simple fulfilment of the legal framework on the protection of personal data and privacy and security, through the integration of these elements in the design phase. These are important preconditions for more confidence and assimilation of digital services.

As noted, moreover, that the election by the public administrations of systems and technologies, distributed or will be centralized, according to their needs, while respecting fully the requirements of interoperability.

The Plan, within the strategic framework established by the strategy for a Digital market for europe, sets out three priorities for action and identifies 20 actions to be taken by the european commission to accelerate the implementation of existing legislation and public services related digital.

I. Modernization of public administrations to ict, using digital enabling keys

1. Support the transition from Member states to the electronic contracting fully and the use of procurement. (2019)
2. Faster action eIDAS services, including electronic identification and electronic signature. (2016)
3. Ensure long-term sustainability of the infrastructure of digital services across borders. (2018)
4. Present a revised version of the European Interoperability Framework (EIF – European Interoperability Framework ) and support its adoption by national administrations. (2016-2019)
5. Coordinate the development of a prototype of the european catalogue of ict standards for public procurement. (2017)
6. The Commission will use the common building blocks such as digital services infrastructure mechanism promoted by the FSB ( Connecting Europe Facility ) and apply the european framework for interoperability. gradually Introduce the principles of digital "default" "and one-time ” electronic invoicing and electronic contracting and assess the consequences of a possible application of the principle of ‘ legacy systems ( non-legacy ) '. (2016-2019)

II. Enable cross-border mobility through digital utilities interoperable

7. Present a proposal for a single access point ( Digital Single Gateway ). (2017)
8. Make the european portal of justice a one-stop shop for information on issues of european justice. (2016)
9. Establish, in cooperation with member states, the compulsory interconnection of business registers of all member states. (2017)
10. Develop electronic interconnection of insolvency. (2019)
11. Submit an initiative to facilitate the use of digital solutions throughout the life cycle of a company. (2017)
12. Table a legislative proposal to extend the mechanism for the unique electronic registration and payment of vat. (2016)
13. Launch a pilot relating to the principle of only once to 2016.
14. Create a one-stop shop for the purposes of notification in maritime transport and the digitization of electronic transport records. (2018)
15. To Complete the establishment of the Electronic exchange of information from Social security (EESSI). (2019)
16. Extending the EURES portal professional mobility. (2017)
17. Support countries in the development of health services for electronic cross-border. (2016-2018)

III. Facilitate interaction between government and digital with citizens and businesses, to high quality public services

18. Evaluate the possibility of applying the principle of one-time provision for citizens in a transboundary context. (2019)
19. To accelerate the deployment and assimilation of the spatial data infrastructure INSPIRE directive. (2016-2020)
20. Transform their websites to help increase the number of the commitment and participation of citizens and companies in eu programmes and in the formulation of policies. (2018)

It is envisaged that the commission can propose new actions relating to the implementation of legislation and for joint action; also the relevant stakeholders (including member states) may propose additional measures, in particular relating to the serious events, through a digital platform. The Commission shall establish and chair a steering committee of the Plan of action to address the governance of the same, including the assessment of the action proposals that may arise and the coordination of implementation and monitoring of measures.

The Plan does not have a budget or a financial instrument, but will coordinate sources of funding and measures available through various community programmes.

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