Friday, September 21, 2007

Flash: City of Amerdam EC eGovernment Award

Yesterday the winners of the European eGovernment Awards were announced at the EU Ministerial eGovernment Conference in Lisbon (Portugal). The City of Amsterdam from The Netherlands picked up one of the awards, celebrating Europe’s most innovative public services in the first category For Better public services for growth and jobs.

The project: Horeca1

Description: One-stop-shop for Hotel Restaurant Café licences" submitted by the Economic Development Department, City of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Evaluation: Horeca1 helps entrepreneurs and SMEs to easily find out which governmental documents they have to obtain for the seven local licences required in the City, by answering questions on-line and filling out a single form.

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