About the Project

PROJECT DATA

This EU funded Twinning project was brought to life with the aim of strengthening the institutional set up
of the LEPL Data Exchange Agency (DEA) of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia and enhance the necessary skills and knowledge of the Agency’s staff on providing training, consultancy, benchmarking and promotion of e-government and information security in line with the European Union standards.

The Project has five components that address five important areas:

·
Georgia’s legal and regulatory framework on e-government and information society;

· Organisational and institutional framework;

· Training capacity;

· Customised consulting and benchmarking services;

· Public outreach and marketing

Project activities include face to face consulting, trainings, workshops and study visits.

Project duration is 18 months and EU is funding the project in the amount of 1 300 000 EUR.

PROJECT GOALS

The main goals of the Twinning Project is to support Data Exchange Agency and Georgian Government in:

· Updating Georgia’s e-government legislation to meet EU standards;

· Creating a holistic e-Georgia concept that people could relate to;

· Devising e-Georgia strategy to address the emerging challenges;

· Raising the use of digital identity for the e-services provision;

· Improving DEA’s capacity to handle cyber security incidents;

· Strengthening DEA’s capacity in providing trainings, consulting services and public outreach activities.

PROJECT PARTNERS

This Project has been developed and will be implemented by Estonian-Italian Consortium and Georgian team:

·
E-Governance Academy, Tallinn, Estonia (Lead Partner)

· Government Office of the Republic of Estonia

· CSI-Piemonte, Torino, Italy

· LEPL Data Exchange Agency of Ministry of Justice of Georgia

PROJECT TEAM

Member State Project Leader HANNES ASTOK

Junior Partner Project Leader VITTORIO VALLERO

Resident Twinning Advisor IVAR TALLO

Assistant to RTA MARIAM ESAIASHVILI

BENEFICIARY TEAM:

Beneficiary Country Project leader IRAKLI GVENETADZE

RTA Counterpart NATO GODERDZISHVILI

PROJECT CONTACTS:

LEPL Data Exchange Agency
2, St. Nikoloz/Nino Chkheidze Street
Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel.: +995 577 23 17 05
E-mail: georgia_twinning@ega.ee
www.facebook.com/egovernancegeorgia/