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Information societyDevelopment in Latvia: A Public Private Partnership          approachLatvian Information and Communicat...
About LIKTALIKTA – Latvian Information and Communications TechnologyAssociation (established in 1998)A non-profit NGO repr...
LIKTA goalsPromoting national ICT strategy and development of InformationSocietyPromoting ICT education and digital skills...
Information society development and            e-Inclusion actors in LatviaState – provides political framework financing ...
ICT charterThe aim of the ICT Charter:    to define clear and measurable objectives for smart use of ICT    and developmen...
Empowered e-Citizen     In order to allow population access     all available e-services, bypassing     administrative bar...
Smart e-CitizenTo make better use of e-environment thecitizens must be digitally literate.Therefore we need to implement t...
The Most Efficient e-Government in Europe             Efficient e-government at national and             municipal level c...
Competitive Business Environment      ICT is a part of infrastructure that helps business to      facilitate productivity,...
Active AgeingIn order to use ICT as a support tool forimproving quality of human life (ageingwell), we need to implement t...
Conveniently Accessible Cultural Heritage       Technologies contribute to stronger national identity,       development o...
LIKTA Initiative Latvia@World        Goal – to diminish the digital and social        gaps in society        More than 110...
LIKTA – Coordinator of Get Online Week                 Get Online Week – Europe wide                 campaign to get new c...
% of internet users sending filled forms to public auth.
Knowledge Distribution Network                   Cooperation with 874 libraries                   accross country         ...
ICT Training for Micro and Small Enterprises                Carried out by LIKTA in cooperation with                Latvia...
Facebook.com/IfYouLikeLatviaLatviaLikesYou
LIKTA ICT Charter – Digital Agenda for Europe Action Plan in Latvia
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Roundtable Participatory community and regional development. 20th September, Balti, Republic of Moldova. Project “Overcoming the Digital Divide: Access for Rural Communities”. This project is implemented with the financial support of the East East Beyond Borders Program of the Soros Foundation-Moldova.

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Information society development in Latvia a public private partnership approach

  1. 1. Information societyDevelopment in Latvia: A Public Private Partnership approachLatvian Information and Communications Technology Association Moldova, September 20, 2012
  2. 2. About LIKTALIKTA – Latvian Information and Communications TechnologyAssociation (established in 1998)A non-profit NGO representing the ICT industry and ICTprofessionalsLIKTA unites more than 200 members: Over 80 organizations of ICT industry, research and educational institutions Individual members (ICT professionals) and other associationsLIKTA is an active member of Pan-European associations: Telecentre Europe association CEPIS – Council of European Professional Informatics Societies ECDL – European Computer Driving License Foundation
  3. 3. LIKTA goalsPromoting national ICT strategy and development of InformationSocietyPromoting ICT education and digital skills, Latvia@World initiative,use of ICT technologies in education and 3 rd sectorFostering e-Services and e-Government development, use of ICT indifferent sectors and industriesEncouraging ICT Industry development and growth, exportincentivesHarmonization of regulation and legislation in ICT, implementationof EU regulatory frameworkPromoting and Implementing the Goals of Digital agenda forEurope in Latvia
  4. 4. Information society development and e-Inclusion actors in LatviaState – provides political framework financing and development of e-services and e-governmentMunicipalities (communes) – support local communities, identifycitizens and enterprises needs, have political, administrative andfinancial power in their territoriesNGO – unites different groups of citizens, develop e-Inclusioninitiatives and programs, work as catalizators in the commune andnationally. Main channel of awareness rising!Businesses: supports NGO and communities: ICT and business expertise Donations – financial and non financialPPP as a standard approach in LatviaDifferent partners complement each other with their resources andexpertise
  5. 5. ICT charterThe aim of the ICT Charter: to define clear and measurable objectives for smart use of ICT and development of information society in Latvia To define 6 priority areas to be implemented over a period of 5 yearsLIKTA in cooperation with the government and other stakeholdersdedicates to commit all its resources and goodwill for: Better access to public services More efficient governance and business environment Improved learning process Better health care Quality life-long learning Conveniently accessible cultural heritage
  6. 6. Empowered e-Citizen In order to allow population access all available e-services, bypassing administrative barriers, we need to implement the following: E-identity for each citizen (e-ID card, e-signature) E-mail address for each citizen Digital devices (computers, smartphones) for better access
  7. 7. Smart e-CitizenTo make better use of e-environment thecitizens must be digitally literate.Therefore we need to implement the following: Interactive, modern learning processes Digital learning materials, e-books Comprehensive digital content in Latvian Trained citizens of how to use e-services
  8. 8. The Most Efficient e-Government in Europe Efficient e-government at national and municipal level can be provided through integrated and intuitive e-services: Re-use of public sector information E-procurements Use of open data 90% electronic document exchange Public private partnership (PPP)
  9. 9. Competitive Business Environment ICT is a part of infrastructure that helps business to facilitate productivity, competitiveness and export growth. Therefore we need to implement the following: Tax incentives for investment in ICT Support for creation of new, innovative and ICT-oriented business start-ups ICT skills and knowledge training targeting micro and small enterprises
  10. 10. Active AgeingIn order to use ICT as a support tool forimproving quality of human life (ageingwell), we need to implement the following: Integrated patient data base and unified electronic health record E-prescriptions ICT infrastructure for remote care ICT integration in life-long learning
  11. 11. Conveniently Accessible Cultural Heritage Technologies contribute to stronger national identity, development of culture, preservance and promotion of Latvian cultural heritage. Therefore we need to implement the following: To make cultural heritage accessible through electronic environment (digital libraries, e-museum, e-archives) Development of Latvian language and its preservation in the e-environment Publishing of new e-books in Latvian
  12. 12. LIKTA Initiative Latvia@World Goal – to diminish the digital and social gaps in society More than 110 000 people have acquired different level of e-Skills since 2005 Latvia@World – an example of PPP, accumulated resources from: ESF and other EU funding programmes Governmental support programmes Private donors Municipal funding
  13. 13. LIKTA – Coordinator of Get Online Week Get Online Week – Europe wide campaign to get new computer users online and promote e- services and e-skills 2010 2011 2012 Participants 20 000 41 000 36 000 Partners 100 200 200 Events 300 709 750
  14. 14. % of internet users sending filled forms to public auth.
  15. 15. Knowledge Distribution Network Cooperation with 874 libraries accross country - All libraries – WiFi equipped - Librarians as e- ambassadors and tutors • 706 librarians trained • >77% of library visitors use internet • ~70% - improved accessibility of government services
  16. 16. ICT Training for Micro and Small Enterprises Carried out by LIKTA in cooperation with Latvian State Investment and Development agency Total value of project over 1.95 MLN EUR Sub-financing from European Social fund – 80% In 3 years more than 6000 managers and employees of micro and small enterprises will receive ICT training, 16 different training programmes available Training will take place around Latvia in 10 regional cities, classroom training combined with advanced e-learning courses
  17. 17. Facebook.com/IfYouLikeLatviaLatviaLikesYou
  18. 18. LIKTA ICT Charter – Digital Agenda for Europe Action Plan in Latvia

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