UN TO ACCELERATE DIGITALIZATION IN KAZAKHSTAN

UNDP and the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan signed a Statement of Intent to cooperate in the areas of digitalization, public service delivery and innovation. UNDP provides support in attracting leading international experts in digitalization and plans to allocate a financial grant in the amount of USD 200,000 for the Reengineering and Digital Transformation Center. The cooperation is expected to accelerate digital transformation in Kazakhstan. In particular, the parties will work to improve access of citizens and businesses to digital public services, implement digital solutions in the area of social protection, develop business packages for investors to provide fast internet connectivity in remote villages, and train IT personnel of central state bodies to support the digital transformation in the public sector.