On September 28, 2020, the Division of Foreign Languages – Informatics and Information – Library held the scientific seminar “Challenges and solutions of state management in the context of transition from e-government to digital government in Vietnam”. Attending the seminar were leaders of Departments and Divisions; faculties, and researchers.
On June 3, 2020, the Prime Minister signed Decision 749 / QD-TTg approving the “Program for National Digital Transformation to 2025 with orientation towards 2030″. With the aim of development of digital government, the Government sets the key target, including 80% of online public services at level 4 provided on many different means of access; 90% of dossiers at ministerial and provincial level, 80% of dossiers at district level, and 60% of dossiers at commune level are handled online (except for dossiers classified as state secrets). Digital transformation is a long process with many challenges, which requires the Government to action and make concrete solutions to adapt and get the most benefits from the transformation. The Division for Foreign Language – Informatics and Information – Library organized the seminar to discuss challenges and solutions in digital transformation, which provide inputs for research and teaching modules on E-Administration.
There were nine presentations delivered by NAPA faculty and officials from local authorities including Tan Binh People’s Committee, Ho Chi Minh City, Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee, focusing on the two topics: (1) challenges for the Government and officials in transformation from e-government to digital government such as a lack of knowledge and skills of digital technology, sharing data (open data), financing, public awareness of e-government, digital government; (2) recommendations for and solutions to these challenges.