unctad.org | Korea’s New e-Government in Today’s Digital Economy
Korea’s New e-Government in Today’s Digital Economy
17 April 2018
11:30 - 13:00, Room XXVII
Geneva, Switzerland

Key Issues

​​Countries around the world are promoting e-Government projects by applying ICT in their administrations, and are achieving good results. Korea is one of the countries that has been able to achieve national development by establishing e-Government.

Korea was able to realize a convenient, transparent, and efficient government, faster than any other country around world. e-Government was the driving force behind Korea's rapid development.

With a new e-Government such as intelligent government and smart nation, Korea will take a leap into the future. The e-Government environment is rapidly changing. New ICT will create a hyper-connected society that connects people, things, and space without any constraints. In particular, emerging technologies, the Internet of Things, cloud, big data, and mobile are transforming the future of e-Government.

The new Korean e-Government creates new economic value and wealth through sustainable digital strategies that foster the new digital economy.

This session introduces good practices of Korea's new e-Government, including:
- how Korea's new e-Government promotes economic value,
- how Korea's ON-line e-Procurement System (KONEPS) allows people to do business within the country by processing all the procurement requests online, including registration, bidding, contracts, receiving and payment,
- how Korea's Electronic Customs Clearance System (UNI-PASS), which is the electronic customs clearance system used by the Korea Customs Service, automates export/import customs, tax collection and any other related administrative processes.

Moderator: Mr. Kibyoung KIM, Director of the Global e-Government Division, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Republic of Korea

Speakers:
Mr. Kibyoung KIM, Director of the Global e-Government Division, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Republic of Korea
Mr. Heehoon KANG, First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in United Kingdom
Mr. Keunhoo LEE, Director of the information Planning Division, Korea Customs Service

Co-organized with:Korea
Language(s):English
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