Through the eProcurement component, TAPAS will ensure that e-procurement becomes a standard approach for most public procurements in Ukraine. The project will help to increase the level of professionalism in the field and develop new procurement mechanisms. This component provides legislative support in the field of public procurement as well as support the creation of an educational program at the Kyiv School of Economics, which will expand the base of procurement specialists. It provides investments in the IT infrastructure of the Prozorro platform. Also, TAPAS supports the development of an ecosystem of public monitoring and control over the use of taxpayer funds during public procurement as well as support the monitoring of procurement to ensure effective and transparent recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine.
Through the Open Data component, the TAPAS project will ensure regular publication of data by the ministries and municipalities. On an ongoing basis, the project conducts workshops and consultations. Alsо, TAPAS created an Open Data Leaders Network for civil servants to share experiences and study within the field of open data. The project supports the Open Data Challenge and other grant competitions aimed at the development of innovations. It also contributes to Ukraine’s participation in the annual European assessment Open Data Maturity Report on the current situation of open data development and the countries’ progress in data opening. The project also supports research aimed at modernizing the legislation and approaches to opening data.
Through the eServices component, TAPAS supports the digitalization of public services on the Diia portal and mobile application and assists in the development of a legal framework for the digitization of such services. The eServices component develops state registers and provides interaction between them so that citizens and businesses have access to more online services. It also provides support in the implementation of government anti-corruption reforms through the digitalization of economic sectors and analyzes international best practices in digitalization, which contributes to the acceleration of e-government advancement in Ukraine.