Estonia: Setting the Standard for e-Governance

Siim Sikkut, Digital Policy Advisor for the Government of Estonia

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Estonia’s number one ranking in Digital Public Services according to the latest European Commission’s DESI report, is a good measure of the capabilities of this small Baltic nation. After a visit to Estonia, Tony Moretta from Digital Jersey writes about his impressions of the digital services offered in Estonia.

In his blog, “What Can We Learn from Estonia” he details his impressions of the e-Government system and lessons he learned as he spoke with Siim Sikkut, Digital Policy Advisor for the Estonian Government. Moretta details his “dream list” of e-Governance, these include digital identity, connected databases, and transparency. He hopes to expand e-Governance in Jersey that is “Estonian-inspired.”

Read the full text of the blog here.


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