The Ministerial Decree that ratifies the Greek Framework for the
delivery of e-Government services (Greek e-Government
Interoperability Framework, Greek e-GIF) was
published in the
Government Gazette (GG II 1301/12-04-2012) on April 12, 2012.
This decision realizes the essence of the Law for e-Government
and regulates the principles under which the e-Government services
will operate at organizational, semantic and technical level for
the smoother exchange of data between information systems of public
sector bodies. That way, the citizens will have more effective
access to the various offered public services and the corresponding
public bodies that deliver these services are expected to save
costs on time and money.
This framework includes a set of policies, standards and
technical guidance for setting the standards and
specifications that the Information Systems (IS)
of the various public bodies should have, in order to support the
delivery of integrated electronic services to
citizens, businesses and other relevant bodies. The governmental IS
should have such standards so that they can communicate and
exchange data with other IS that provide related services, within
the same or another body, as well as with the IS of other
businesses, in order to the extent the necessary interoperability
with Public Administration systems.
The ratification of the Decision on the Framework for the
delivery of e-Government Services includes:
- Rules and standards for the design, development and operation
of Public Administration Websites.
- Rules and standards for registration, authentication and
electronic identification of citizens and businesses to the various
public sector services offered online.
- Processes Management of the Interoperability Registry for the
registration of the services provided by the various public
- Meanwhile, it includes policies, standards and technical
guidance for the overall infrastructures that support public
services documents (xml files), that are being exchanged among the
Public Administration Information Systems, as well as data schemas
(xml schemas) that provide services to citizens and
published decision published