Occupy Third Position

Posted September 25th, 2013 by Sandra

Madrid, September 2, 2010 in recent years trends that have more bet administrations to strengthen their relations with citizens have been the multiplication of avenues of participation and channels for the receipt of their views and the proliferation of numerous social networks and blogs that enable a closer to the population. Thus reflects it the latest study United Nations E-Government Survey, conducted by the United Nations with the purpose of knowing the level of development of e-Government and e-participation indicators in the 191 countries that are part of the organization. As shown in the index e-participation, Spain is in the third position of the 157 countries analyzed, which represents an escalation of 31 posts regarding data collected in 2008, and keeps our country in a privileged position, just below the Republic of Korea and Australia. As far as the indicator of development of E-Government terms, Spain is located in a negligible nothingness ninth place, fifth if European countries only are taken into account. This data represents an improvement of eleven positions if we compare it with the collected in 2008, year in which Spain was at the number 20 position. Challenges that address despite being ahead of countries as significant as France, Germany or Japan, and that the eGovernment has experienced an impressive development in the quality of services provided to citizens, the truth is still achievements to fulfill. In fact, to formalities such as registration or the registration in the civil register of a new birth, citizens still is forced to physically move to the corresponding administrative headquarters. The local administration represents the Achilles heel of our society in regards to the advancement of the eGovernment. Something logical if you consider that many municipalities are experiencing significant cuts in their budgets. The technological options available today in the market, allow them to give a twist to This situation through projects in which costs are reduced and the return on investment, almost instantaneous.

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