Develop an Interactive Observatory Forum for Citizens to Monitor the Implementation of the Government’S Plans and Progress (JO0053)
Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment: This commitment primarily seeks to ensure that Jordan’s Plan seriously and comprehensively implements the e-Government project. It aims to establish a mechanism within the project that will provide an outlet for citizens to view the Government’s implementation of its plans, procedures and projects in an interactive manner. Main objective: Strengthen the public’s interactive monitoring of government performance and its implementation of its various procedures, plans and projects. Brief description of commitment: Launch a central electronic portal for citizens, members of the Parliament, donors and investors to follow up on the implementation progress. OGP challenge addressed by the commitment: Enhance public credibility; strengthen government monitoring by citizens; improve the level of public services; strengthen transparency and accountability practices within public sector institutions. Relevance: This commitment intersects with strengthening public participation in monitoring the government’s performance, through the use of technology, in order to achieve accountability and transparency. Ambition: Through the use of information technology, the Jordanian Government aspires to establish a public perception of transparency and stability of public sector procedures and performance within the framework of the government’s general strategy to strengthen the society’s knowledge and transparency.