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Joinup is a collaborative platform created by the European Commission and funded by the European Union via the Interoperability Solutions for Public Administrations (ISA) Programme. It offers several services that aim to help e-Government professionals share their experience with each other. We also hope to support them to find, choose, re-use, develop and implement interoperability solutions.

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  • News Sharing best practice, promoting tools and use cases
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    Sharing best practice, promoting tools and use cases

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    Joinup reaches over 27,000 registered users. Every month, over 150,000 visitors from across the globe browse through our website. They check out the news, read up on Public Sector modernisation, search for eGovernment solutions and discover smart tools developed for public administrations. Our audience includes thousands of government officials across the EU, and we reach most stakeholders in eGo;
  • Event Workshop on new EU eGovernment Action Plan
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    Workshop on new EU eGovernment Action Plan

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    The DSM Strategy includes a section on eGovernment, and proposes a number of actions to be included in the new eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020:   The Commission will present a new eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 which will include making the interconnection of business registers a reality by 2017; launching in 2016 an initiative with the Member States to pilot the 'Once-Only' principle; extending and integrating European and national portals to wor;
  • News The practice of sustaining government ICT standards
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    The practice of sustaining government ICT standards

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    The day-to-day practice of selecting and maintaining standards for eGovernment solutions is the topic of a workshop being organised by the Dutch e-government service Logius and the European Commission’s ISA Programme, in Brussels on 23 June. The workshop will focus on the current application of the Dutch government’s Bomos2i standard approach, developed by Logius. Speakers include Ra;
  • News Vatican library: open source for long-term preservation
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    Vatican library: open source for long-term preservation

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    The combination of open source and open standards ensures long-term preservation of electronic records and prevents IT vendor lock-in, says Luciano Ammenti, head of the IT department at the Vatican Library (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana) in Vatican City. Open standards and open source solutions are a key part of the Vatican Library’s long-term digital conservation project. The library stor;
  • News France will chair OGP in 2016
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    France will chair OGP in 2016

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    France will chair the Open Government Partnership from October 2016 to October 2017, after the OGP Steering Committee accepted France’s application at a meeting in Mexico on April 24. France, represented by Thierry Mandon, France’s Deputy Minister for Government Reform and Better Regulation, joined OGP in April 2014, and was elected as a member of the OGP Steering Committee in August 2014. According the OGP governance rules, "Steering Committee leadership is to be comprised of;