OECD Public Governance Reviews: Estonia and Finland

Fostering Strategic Capacity across Governments and Digital Services across Borders

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This publication examines public governance arrangements in Finland and Estonia in two key areas: whole-of-government strategy steering and digital governance. This integrated review reflects the fact that the two countries face common challenges in setting and co-ordinating the implementation of whole-of-government strategies.



Digital government context

This chapter sets out the context for digital government in Estonia and Finland. It outlines some of the traits that are common to the two countries: high levels of connectivity, important domestic information and communication technology sectors, and sound innovation policy frameworks. It also analyses important variations, such as the different policy developments over the past decades, which have an impact on today’s state of digital government in both countries.


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