Training Center for E-Government to be established in Azerbaijan
Baku. Aynur Aliyeva – APA-Economics. Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has sent an expert group to Azerbaijan within the framework of the “Project on Establishment of Training Center for E-Government”.
Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies told APA-Economics that the Korean experts will be in Baku by March 7, will meet with their Azerbaijani colleagues at the Ministry and discuss a number of issues regarding the project.
The major goals of the delegation is to recommend and work out again standardized information and communication technologies for Azerbaijani civil servants, develop Strategic Plan on the establishment of the Training Center for E-Government in Azerbaijan as a part of the KOICA’s grant project. The Korean specialists are going to study the current state of IT skills and IT education system, analyze the ministry’s requirements regarding capacity building in the field of IT and learn about the Ministry’s forthcoming plans. According to the analysis, recommendations will be given on the improvement of the current system of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies.
Korean and Azerbaijani experts also plan to hold discussions on online contents, schedule of the project.
Grant Agreement between the Korean Foreign Ministry and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies on the establishment of Training Center for E-Government in Azerbaijan was signed by Korea’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Choi Suk-inn and Azerbaijan’s Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Ali Abbasov on April 18, 2013. $3.7m project is being realized by KOICA. The objectives of the project is to establish E-Education Information System, support establishment of central and regional e-government training center, provide them with information technologies, promote ICT and e-government potential.