Related Initiatives

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With the aim to ensure collaboration and exchange of information between eGov IG and related initiatives, several were identified in the charter, namely at:

Evolution on potential liaisons and work with those and new ones of interest to the Group's work should be added here.

See also other involvements of Group Participants.



PEP-NET will be a European network of all stakeholders active in the field of eParticipation. PEP-NET will use these new social networking tools to increase the availability of ICT-based solutions for public participation.



Strategy Markup Language (StratML) is an XML vocabulary and schema for strategic plans. The mission statement and goals of the eGov IG were captured by the StratML Community at:

The eGov IG goals seem to be closely related to the purposes of StratML.



OSOR is an acronym standing for “Open Source Observatory and Repository” for European public administrations. Open Source needs Open Standards.

CEN/ISSS Workshop on Discovery of and Access to eGovernment Resource (WS/eGov Share)




SEMIC.EU is an initiative by the European Commission to support the data exchange of pan-European eGovernment projects. It features a repository for semantic interoperability assets that are open for reuse in other projects, e.g. XML schema or multi-lingual taxonomies.