Signing Memorandum of Understanding between Birzeit University and Palestinian Ministries
Within the framework of the First National Conference on e- Governance and e- Services a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Birzeit University and Palestinian Ministries : Ministry of Information Technology and Communication, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Transportation, and Ministry of Local Governance.
This agreement is based on what has been done in the Palestinian e- Government Project, and it comes to achieve the outputs and recommendations of the First National Conference on e- Governance and e- Services. As well as to emphasize the bonds of cooperation between ministries that signed the agreement. In addition to upgrade the project to a national level that meet the needs and priorities of institutionalization, technology and continuity in work and achievement.
The MOU included establishing special legal body for e-government academy to specify the academy tasks’ as a basis to provide innovative solutions, and assist partners in developing technological capabilities in this area.
In regard to governmental side , the agreement has guaranteed the need to contribute in providing necessary support for academic work, including legal, administrative, technical fields and mobilization for financial support.
The agreement set up to establish board of directors for e-government academy , headed by the Minster of Communication and Information Technology, as well as representatives from the signatories partners. Furthermore, the council shall support the academy with governmental stuff when its needed.