Lift-off towards open government

Stay tuned!


If you are interested in the speaker presentations and the photos that were taken during both days of the Conference, please check this site regularly. We are in the process of uploading everything. Actually, it should have been done already ... read more

Synchronise your calendars!


Counting down for the Conference? Why don't you synchronize this Conference's full schedule into your personal agenda? For those of you who have a Google account it is simple: go to Google Calendar, then choose "Other ... read more

The importance of efficiency & effectiveness


  Rendering governments and administrations more efficient and more effective is one of the major priorities of the Action Plan. Actions include the reduction of administrative burden and introduction of the topic of organisational ... read more

Registrations about to be closed for the “Lift-off towards Open Government” Conference on December 15th and 16th!


Registrations for the "Lift-off towards Open Government" Conference in Brussels have been such a success that there are only a few seats left! This is the message we received from the Conference organisers. So if you were ... read more

The importance of being in the Cloud


  Innovations like services in the cloud and service-oriented architecture (SOA) or  sharing the tools for infrastructure development are all new approaches to construct open, flexible and collaborative eGovernment services and at ... read more

How to engage citizens for an active democracy


  Citizens often feel that their opinion is not sufficiently valued by the government and they estimate that online tools are an effective means to remedy this situation . New participative Web 2.0 technologies can provide them with ... read more

How green is my government?


  The Malmö Declaration assumes that the use of ICT by governments can play a leading role in the fight against climate change by contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions. In fact, emissions can be decreased by reducing the ... read more

Some important pilot projects


  One of the important priorities of the Action Plan is the development of seamless cross-border eGovernment services that correspond to well defined needs – enabling entrepreneurs to set up and run a business anywhere in Europe ... read more