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Guidelines for Citizen Budgeting (EE0031)



Action Plan: Estonia Second Action Plan 2014-2016

Action Plan Cycle: 2014

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Ministry of Finance

Support Institution(s): E-Governance Academy, local government associations, the Government Office

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Fiscal Openness, Local Commitments, Publication of Budget/Fiscal Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Estonia End-of-Term Report 2014-2016, Estonia IRM Report 2014-2015, Estonia IRM Progress Report 2014-2015

Starred: No

Early Results: Marginal

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information

Potential Impact:

Implementation i



Compiling the guidelines for local authorities for providing a concise overview of the local budget understandable to a citizen, in a manner similar to the State Budget Strategy and the state budget


  1. Increasing the capacity for co-creative policy-making within government authorities

    EE0054, 2020, Capacity Building

  2. Increasing the capacity for co-creative policy-making within local governments

    EE0055, 2020, Capacity Building

  3. Create guidelines to prevent unethical lobbying practices and conflicts of interest

    EE0056, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  4. Establish and train operators of confidential whistleblower hotline

    EE0057, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  5. Transparent and Inclusive Policy Making

    EE0048, 2018, E-Government

  6. Inclusive Policy-Making

    EE0049, 2018, Capacity Building

  7. Riigikogu Transparency

    EE0050, 2018, Access to Information

  8. National and Local Government Action Plans

    EE0051, 2018, Local Commitments

  9. Presentation of Local Public Services

    EE0052, 2018, Access to Information

  10. Participatiory Democracy Capacity-Building

    EE0053, 2018, Capacity Building

  11. e-Tax and Customs Board 2020

    EE0039, 2016, E-Government

  12. Reducing Bureaucracy and a Simpler State – the Zero Bureaucracy Project

    EE0040, 2016, Capacity Building

  13. Implementation of the Principles of Open Governance at Local Level as a Result of the Administrative Reform

    EE0041, 2016, Capacity Building

  14. More Inclusive Policy-Making on a Central Government Level

    EE0042, 2016, E-Government

  15. More Open and Transparent Law-Making

    EE0043, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  16. Increase of the Engagement Capacity of State Authorities and Participation Capacity of Nongovernmental Organisations in Policy-Making

    EE0044, 2016, Capacity Building

  17. Intensify Participatory Budgeting on a Local Level

    EE0045, 2016, E-Government

  18. Increasing the Transparency of the Funding of Non-Governmental Organisations

    EE0046, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  19. Defining Participatory Democracy and Development of Digital Competence in School Education

    EE0047, 2016, Capacity Building

  20. Visualisation of the Policy Making Process

    EE0016, 2014, Public Participation

  21. Upgrading Participation Channels

    EE0017, 2014, E-Government

  22. Improving Government Website

    EE0018, 2014, E-Government

  23. Standard for Information Requests

    EE0019, 2014, E-Government

  24. Early Notice on Policy-Making Processes

    EE0020, 2014, Public Participation

  25. Participation in Early Stage Policy-Making

    EE0021, 2014, Public Participation

  26. Early Access to Tax Policy Decisions

    EE0022, 2014, Fiscal Openness

  27. Better Feedback Mechanism

    EE0023, 2014, Public Participation

  28. Selecting and Funding Participation Projects

    EE0024, 2014, Civic Space

  29. Web Tool for Submission of Collective Memoranda

    EE0025, 2014, E-Government

  30. Civil Servant Guidelines for Participation

    EE0026, 2014, Capacity Building

  31. Training Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

    EE0027, 2014, Capacity Building

  32. Central Government Transactions

    EE0028, 2014, E-Government

  33. Local Authorities' Transactions with Private Entities

    EE0029, 2014, Civic Space

  34. Public Spending for Non-Profits

    EE0030, 2014, Civic Space

  35. Guidelines for Citizen Budgeting

    EE0031, 2014, Capacity Building

  36. Guidelines for Redesigning Public Services

    EE0032, 2014, E-Government

  37. Registry of Public Services

    EE0033, 2014, Access to Information

  38. User-Centric Public Services

    EE0034, 2014, E-Government

  39. Access to e-Services for Non-Residents

    EE0035, 2014, Citizenship & Immigration

  40. Open Data Portal

    EE0036, 2014, Access to Information

  41. Opening Data

    EE0037, 2014, Access to Information

  42. Supporting Nongovernmental Open Data Use

    EE0038, 2014, Access to Information

  43. Drawing up a Green Paper on Organisation of Public Services

    EE0001, 2012,

  44. Implementation of the Eesti.Ee Action Plan

    EE0002, 2012, E-Government

  45. Drawing up a Green Paper on Making Public Data Available in a Machine-Readable Form

    EE0003, 2012, E-Government

  46. Creating a Repository of Public Data

    EE0004, 2012, E-Government

  47. Launching Pilot Projects of Public Data Services Based on the Cloud Technology

    EE0005, 2012, E-Government

  48. Interactive Guidelines and Training in Implementation of the Good Practice of Public Engagement

    EE0006, 2012, Public Participation

  49. Launch of the Impact Assessment System

    EE0007, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  50. Overview of Ministries’ Work Processes

    EE0008, 2012, Capacity Building

  51. Integration of Impact Assessment Into the Process of Public Engagement

    EE0009, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  52. Creation of a Database of Declarations of Economic Interests

    EE0010, 2012, Anti-Corruption

  53. Adjustment of the System of Funding Non-Profit Associations and Establishment of a Disclosure System

    EE0011, 2012, Private Sector

  54. Starred commitment Drawing up a Proposal for Drawing up an Anti-Corruption Strategy

    EE0012, 2012, Anti-Corruption

  55. Draft Anti-Corruption Act

    EE0013, 2012, Anti-Corruption

  56. Establishment of the Public Ethics Council

    EE0014, 2012, Anti-Corruption

  57. Organisation of Ethics Training for Employees of Various Public Sector Organisations (Incl. Public Servants)

    EE0015, 2012, Capacity Building

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