Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Lessons from Estonia, a model for technology-enabled European States

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“Living in a Digital Society” is one the motto of Estonia. Electronic tax returns, voting, access to public oriented information (e.g. e-schools) and registrations facilities for citizens (e.g. registering a new born child) and for businesses (e.g. e-Business Register), ID Smart cards, electronic-signing of legally-binding contracts are part of results of more than 10 years of e-solutions experiences and promotions to facilitate daily life in this country.