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The Information Society and Informatics Directorate is responsible for the strategic planning and promotion of the digital transformation of Slovenia, and the functioning of the national communication network. It provides support to all users within state administration and, more broadly, through The Single Contact Centre. It prepares national strategic development documents in the field of the information society and electronic communications and coordinates and implements development measures. Its strategic objective is to digitalise all areas of social life by innovatively and intensively using digital technologies and the internet, as this is of crucial importance for the competitiveness of the economy, for achieving a high level of prosperity and for ensuring that the state has an appropriate position in a globalised digital society.

Furthermore, the Directorate is entrusted with the responsibility of developing the cloud framework and e-services useful for the state, citizens and the economy, as well as with the issuing of digital certificates, the implementation of a unified IT security policy, and IT solutions and data management. In this respect, it provides citizens and businesses with effective, reliable and easy access to e-services at the national level and in the Digital Single Market.

The Directorate coordinates the implementation of measures to promote the general digitalisation of society at the inter-ministerial and inter-sectoral levels; in this process, coordination with external stakeholders in the business sector and non-governmental organisations, as well as with stakeholders in education and research, takes place through the Slovenian Digital Coalition. Within its area of competence, the Directorate represents the Republic of Slovenia in international organisations (the EU, OECD, ITU, ICANN, IGF, CEPT and Eutelsat). In the areas of electronic communications and radio spectrum management, the Directorate is responsible for the Agency for Communication Networks and Services.

Topics

  • Digitalisation of society

    Advanced digital technologies enable changes to existing business models and the creation of new ones, the development of new products and services, and thus increase the efficiency and competitiveness of the economy in general and contribute to the broader socio-economic development.

  • Electronic communications

    Economic and general development in a modern digital society is closely connected with the development of a high-quality broadband infrastructure that serves as the basis for the development and use of the internet.

  • Information technology in public administration

    In order to perform its tasks, public administration requires efficient information technology that brings together different and interlinked areas. Its fast and reliable operation is provided by a central information and communication network through which a large quantity of suitably protected data flows. In order to simplify and digitalise the work between the authorities, various joint IT solutions or services have been developed that are also available to citizens and the companies.

Organisational units of the Directorate

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