[Governance] KOICA signed MOU with Tunisian government for post-management of E-People Project
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed the MoU on the post-management of “Project for the Implementation of Public Participation and Fighting Corruption through Electronic Platform(E-People)” on 24thApril, 2019, with the Central Office of Citizen Relationship(BCRC) under the Presidency of the Government, Tunisia. The MOU was signed by the representative of each agency, the Country Director of KOICA Tunisia Office, Ms Moonjung Choi, and the General Secretary of the Government, Presidency of the Government, respectively, Mr Riadh Mouakher.
KOICA supported the E-people Project(2015-2018) to accommodate Tunisian government’s effort to actively respond and engage with the citizens who started to raise their voice after the 2011 Democratic Revolution. The E-people System in Tunisia launched in May 2018, benchmarked the Korean E-People system.
The MOU was signed to support effective management of the E-People System including the improvement in the E-People System through the development of statistical analysis to enhance decision making process and upgraded functions of the back office system. The post-management activities includes strengthening capacity in the utility of the E-People System for both the users and the administrators. The Project envisions to sensitize additional public institutions and disseminate communication materials to reach out further to the citizens.
KOICA has supported and cooperated with Tunisian government to enhance its democratic governance and transparency with various governance sector and civil societies through projects on public accountability and social accountability such as “KOICA-UNDP Partnership for Strengthening Democratic Governance, Public Accountability in Tunisia.” In addition, in order to support the eradication of corruption in the public procurement sector as one of the national priority, KOICA and HAICOP will be implementing the TUNEPS 2: E-Procurement System Improvement in Tunisia this year, 2019.