Digitization process in the local self-government: International-legal experience

Keywords: local self-government bodies, municipal administration, digitalization, digital services, international experience.


Digitalization of the activity of state authorities and local self-government bodies significantly facilitates communication between citizens, the state, and businesses. In modern conditions of globalization and comprehensive digitalization of the service sector, the development and implementation of digital technologies in the field of local self-government are taking place. Due to this, the authors analyzed how the transformational path to digitization in the field of local self-government in Ukraine and abroad is taking place in detail. The purpose of the work is to study the international legal experience of digitalization of local self-government, to determine the main advantages and problematic aspects, as well as the peculiarities of the implementation of digitalization tools in municipal administration. The methodological basis of this study is such methods as logical generalization, method of economic analysis, method of comparison, graphic methods, method of theoretical generalization, the system method, methods of positive and normative analysis, metaphysical method, historical method, synergistic method, and intuitive method. As a result of the conducted research, both the national and international experience of digitalization of local authorities were analyzed and the prospects for the development of digital management tools in the near future were noted.


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Author Biographies

Boris Perezhniak, National Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Ukraine.

Doctor of Legal Science, Professor of Constitutional Law Department of National University "Odesa Law Academy", Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine, Ukraine.

Larysa Vasylchuk, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

Candidate of science of law (Ph.D), Assosiate professor of the Department of Constitutional Law and Comparative, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine.

Tetiana Bevz, National University of Ostroh Academy, lawyer, Ukraine. 

Ph.  D.  candidate of the Department of State and Legal Disciplines, Institute of Law named after I.  Malinovskyi, National University of Ostroh Academy, lawyer, Ukraine. 

Serhii Pyroha, Augustin Voloshin Carpathian University, Uzhhorod, Ukraine.

PhD candidate in Law, Augustin Voloshin Carpathian University, Uzhhorod, Ukraine.

Yurii Batan, National University "Odesa Law Academy", Ukraine.

Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law Department of National University "Odesa Law Academy", Ukraine.


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How to Cite
Perezhniak, B., Vasylchuk, L., Bevz, T., Pyroha, S., & Batan, Y. (2022). Digitization process in the local self-government: International-legal experience. Amazonia Investiga, 11(59), 79-85. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2022.59.11.7
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