National e-Governance Network Initiative for Azerbaijan

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technologies, Azerbaijan and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will sign a new project “National e-Governance Network Imitative”.
The total budget of the two year project is 1,600,000 US$ out of which the Government of Azerbaijan will cover 1.000.000 US$ and UNDP-600, 000 US$. The National e-Governance Network Initiative will support efficiency, transparency and accountability in the public sector. The project consists of four key outputs: the creation of a National Governance Network; establishment and adoption of a Civil Code of Practice in transmission of data, and functioning of state computer systems; appropriate training of trainers to ensure widespread compliance with the Civil Service Code of Practice throughout all levels of governments; and , the creation of a top level government information portal, and pilot Citizen to Government information access kiosks in six regions of the country. This project is a direct successor to the UNDP-supported National ICT Strategy project ( NICTS). Specifically, it builds on key recommendations endorsed by the National Information Communication Technologies Strategy adopted by Decree of the President of Azerbaijan, February 17, 2003.