Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration and Services

Components

Open Data eProcurement eServices
The Transparency and Accountability in Public Administrative Services Activity supports Ukrainian citizens and the Government of Ukraine in reducing or eliminating corruption in key public administration functions and services. It works to build the trust of Ukrainians in their government based on demonstrated transparency, accountability, and improved services. Visible and successful reforms in public administration and services will help eliminate corruption in the key areas of eProcurement, Open Data, and eServices.

Open Data

This component will improve the accessibility and quality of open data in Ukraine by:

  • increasing accessibility and quality of open data
  • supporting state agencies to strengthen their capacities in open data publication, including piloting an open data standard and facilitating an Open Data Leaders Network;
  • facilitating increased use of open data in state policy implementation through an Open Data Policy Platform
  • fostering public demand and capability of key stakeholders to use open data and create new and impactful public services through an Open Data Challenge Series.

The Open Data Component will:

  • deliver an intensive series of workshops and hands-on consultations for more than 200 open data managers to help establish open data policies and launch portals.
  • facilitate the Open Data Challenge Series to cultivate innovation and encourage the development of new public services. The Open Data Challenge Series will result in at least 20 sustainable innovations based on open data.
  • publish an annual Ukraine Open Data Barometer to provide a regular assessment of GOU progress in generating and publishing open data.
  • establish the Open Data Leaders Network to inspire the emerging generation of open data managers and innovators and improve both the quality and quantity of data

eProcurement

Through the eProcurement component, the Program will ensure that electronic procurement becomes the standard approach for most public procurements in Ukraine.

This component entails:

  • suggesting amendments to the Law on Public Procurement
  • growing the number of procurement specialists by launching the Centre of Excellence for the Procurement Profession at the Kyiv School of Economics
  • developing a Public Procurement Best Practices Index
  • investing in the IT infrastructure of the ProZorro platform

The following results are anticipated under eProcurement Component:

  • adoption of amendments to the Law on Public Procurement and other key pieces of legislation regulating procurement prepared and effective advocacy for their adoption by the GOU
  • establishment of a sustainable training program at the Kyiv School of Economics, which will train at least 500 procurement professionals and expand the base of procurement trainers both in Kyiv and in the regions
  • creation of a Public Procurement Best Practices Index to emphasize the impact of electronic procurement to citizens and civil society organizations and illustrate opportunities available to businesses to participate in government tenders.
  • investment in in the IT infrastructure of the ProZorro platform to increase capacity, add critical functionality and improve security.

eServices

Through eServices, TAPAS will provide regulatory and policy support and technical assistance to the GoU to develop and operationalize an eServices Roadmap.

This component entails:

  • supporting an audit of government registries
  • developing an Interoperability Roadmap and Interoperability Framework
  • supporting integration of state registries into the national interoperability structure
  • facilitating transformation of various groups of public services

The eServices Component will:

  • Conduct an extensive registry mapping to create a clear picture for all stakeholders regarding the full inventory of registries and the requirements for interoperability to deliver future e-servicesSupport integration at least 17 state registries into the national interoperability infrastructure
  • Help transform at least nine groups of services clustered according to the “life event” principle
  • Develop an interoperability framework to ensure that data exchanges are secure, harmonized, managed, controllable, and safe