“Inclusive eGovernment is about using digital technologies to provide public services which improve people’s lives, encourage participation in the local community, strengthen democracy and help those at risk of exclusion from society.” – European Commission Regional Inclusive eGovernment Roadmap is a product of the Western Balkans Network for Inclusive eGovernment Project, supported by the East East: Partnership Beyond Borders Program of the Open Society Institute, and led by the Metamorphosis Foundation. The project activities included information gathering, analysis and networking, through the activities of project partners, the Third International Conference e-Society.Mk (29-30 ...
This evaluation is focusing on the impact of the privacy protection project and activities, and has been conducted in November 2008 through focus groups, semi structured interviews and analysis of project documents.
The evaluation performed by the Metamorphosis Foundation between July and September 2009 revealed that the five specific G2B Applications supported by the USAID-funded eGov Project implemented by Internews Network had crucial impact on the general process of e-government development in Macedonia from 2004 to 2009.
For the fourth time we perform measurements of the online sophistication at the government level in Macedonia. The measurement was conducted in the period March/April 2008 and reflects the situation of the realized projects in 2008. This time we followed the Capgemini’s new 5-stage grading system, where 5th level has been added to encompass the idea of pro-active and automatic service delivery. In this paper we will compare growth of eGov services for Macedonia with the old 4-level grading system, and compare the situation in MK with other EU countries using the 5-stage grading system.
Information presented in this document are based on the draft findings from the survey and analyses conducted within the framework of the “Evaluation of the potential for good governance in Macedonia” project implemented by the Foundation Open Society Institute – Macedonia(FOSIM) in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Government of Republic of Macedonia and Metamorphosis Foundation. Мetamorphosis Foundation provides synthesis and presentation of the main results in English within the framework of the We-Go Project.
This study shows the enormous growth of eGovernment services in Republic of Macedonia for the period of 2004 up to 2007. It is shown that in comparison to the EU member states and new member states Macedonia has also growing trend and will reach the objectives set in EU states, but at least 5 years later. Plenty of activities have been realized to enable this enormous growth, such as, establishing of National Strategy for Information Society (as possibility for donors to see where Macedonia would like to be and how it will reach the goal), realization of government contract with […]
The Comic book “Under surveillance” is produced as an information and awareness tool for young adults.Synopsis: In an unspecified European city, a group of young people works, studies, travels, publishes on forums and blogs, exchanges on social networks and meets at concerts… A “difficult” situation in the life of a young photo-journalist and his friends’ mobilization to help him out of this situation illustrate the breaches of personal data protection facilitated by the use of new technologies. The comic book underlines the consequences but also possible remedies. A glossary and links to useful websites come with the comic book.
“European Privacy and Human Rights (EPHR) 2010” is a report published by Privacy International, EPIC, and the Center for Media and Communications Studies (CMSC) of the Central European University, investigating the scope of privacy and data protection laws a in Europe. The study includes 33 individual reports covering issues from privacy enforcement to ID cards, biometrics, and data-sharing and video surveillance The study ranks privacy protection across the European Union (EU) and other European countries, including Republic of Macedonia. The section on Macedonia has been prepared by Metamorphosis Foundation in cooperation with the Directorate for Personal Data Protection and ...