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Ukraine

Expand uses for e-democracy platform (UA0093)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Ukraine Action Plan 2020-2022

Action Plan Cycle: 2020

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of Digital Transformation Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine

Support Institution(s): E-Governance for Accountability and Participation Programme (EGAP) (by agreement) International Charity Organization East Europe Foundation (by agreement) other civil society institutions and international organizations (by agreement)

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, E-petitions, Legislation & Regulation, Public Participation, Right to Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

In accordance with the Action Plan for implementing the Open Government Partnership Initiative in 2018–2020, as approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Ordinance No. 1088 of 18 December 2020, work has begun on creating an online platform (VzayemoDiia [InterAction] online platform) for interaction between executive authorities, the public, and the civil society institutions. In particular, the following modules are in development: Open Government Partnership Initiative, Public Reports, Facilitating Development of Civil Society, Stakeholder Base, Competition for Financial Support of Civil Society Institutions, and Contacts. At the same time, the results of surveys and public hearings have shown the need for the expanded instruments of e-democracy presented by the online platform. Expanding the VzayemoDiia online platform’s functionality will, among other things, include creating modules for submitting e-petitions by the public, requests for public information, voting on the composition of public councils at executive bodies, and holding e-consultations and e-polling. Moreover, there is a need for regulatory support to ensure the operation of the VzayemoDiia online platform. Compliance with this obligation will contribute to enhanced transparency as regards composing public councils. Holding electronic consultations will make it possible to improve and unify the mechanism for submitting e-appeals, e-petitions and information requests. Steps Responsible persons Time-frame Partners Performance indicator 1. Drawing up legal and normative acts aimed at regulating the issues surrounding functioning of the VzayemoDiia online platform. Ministry of Digital Transformation Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine March 2021– October 2022 E-Governance for Accountability and Participation Programme (EGAP) (by agreement) International Charity Organization East Europe Foundation (by agreement) other civil society institutions and international the following documents have been created: regulation on the VzayemoDiia online platform; draft legal and normative acts amending legislation regulating issues of electronic consultations, composition of public councils, submission of eappeals and e-petitions etc. 21

Steps Responsible persons Time-frame Partners Performance indicator organizations (by agreement) 2. Setting requirements for the modules in the second phase of implementing the VzayemoDiia online platform (for submitting epetitions by the public, requests for public information, voting for the composition of the public councils at executive bodies, holding econsultations and e-polling etc.) Ministry of Digital Transformation Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine July–December 2021 E-Governance for Accountability and Participation Programme (EGAP) (by agreement) International Charity Organization East Europe Foundation (by agreement) other civil society institutions and international organizations (by agreement) technical requirements for the modules in the second phase of implementing the VzayemoDiia online platform have been approved 3. Developing the modules for the second phase of implementing the VzayemoDiia online platform Ministry of Digital Transformation Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine January– November 2022 —“— software has been developed and installed; sub-sections conforming with the approved functionality have been placed on the online platform 4. Putting the modules for the second phase of implementing the VzayemoDiia online —“— December 2022 E-Governance for Accountability and Participation Programme (EGAP) (by agreement) modules for the second phase of implementing the VzayemoDiia online platform have been put into pilot operation 22 Steps Responsible persons Time-frame Partners Performance indicator platform into pilot operation International Charity Organization East Europe Foundation (by agreement) other civil society institutions and international organizations (by agreement) 5. Conducting an awareness-building campaign on using the VzayemoDiia online platform Ministry of Digital Transformation Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine May 2021– December 2022 E-Governance for Accountability and Participation Programme (EGAP) (by agreement) International Charity Organization East Europe Foundation (by agreement) other civil society institutions and international organizations (by agreement) awareness-building events on using the VzayemoDiia online platform have been held


Commitments

Open Government Partnership