Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure in the field of information and communications technology aims to develop information society and communications, the information technology industry, the digital economy, cyber security, the internet governance by promoting policies directed towards ensuring a sustainable growth of the ICT sector.
The specificity of a state’s shifting to an information society is determined by political, social, economic and cultural particularities.
That is why the way of creating the information space of the Republic of Moldova is a special one.
To deal with the challenges and to be in step with time, the main document of strategic planning in this respect is the Digital Strategy Moldova 2020, approved by the Government Decision no. 857 in 31.10.2013.
This document draws directions to ensure a systemic development of the information and communications technology field in the next years, assuring the valorization of the facilities provided by the Information Society for the convenience and well-being of the citizen.
The strategy provides favorable conditions for the development and expanded use of ICT potential in all areas: public, private, business, and everyday life of citizens.
The vision of the strategy is to create by the year 2020 an advanced information society, in which the use of information and communication technology facilities, extended access to modern ICT infrastructure, rich digital content and performing information services will lead to the economic competitiveness, good governance and, therefore, to the increasing of the welfare of the population. The strategy is structured on three pillars, each of which reflects the most important issues of the sector and develops actions in that field to achieve the objectives:
Pillar I: Infrastructure and access – the improvement of the connectivity and access to the network;
Pillar II: Digital content and electronic services - promoting the generation of digital content and services;
Pillar III: Capacities and the usage – enhancing the literacy and digital skills to enable the innovation and stimulate the usage.