Electronic government services and corruption risks: correlation

  • Sheryazdanova G.R. S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University
  • Abdildina H.S. S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University


The proposed article is a continuation of the theme of e-government as a tool to combat corruption.Unfortunately, corruption is a phenomenon that deeply rooted in Kazakhstan and the fight againstit is one of the priority tasks of modern Kazakhstani policy. E-government, allowing citizens to contactgovernment bodies via the Internet, eliminates officials, reducing risks of corruption, and ensuring transparencyand accountability. Also, electronic communications suggest a transition from a hierarchicalmanagement system to a network one, with the establishment of horizontal communications of citizenswith government and management bodies, which reduces the gap between citizens and the state. Ingeneral, the development of e-government is an important factor in socio-political modernization andimproving the country’s economic competitiveness. E-government is a new paradigm of public administration,replacing the traditional, paper, bureaucratic paradigm.Kazakhstan is a recognized leader in the development of e-government in Central Asia. The aim ofthe article is a comparative analysis of the development of e-government in the post-Soviet space on theexample of Estonia and Georgia, as well as considering the correlation between the e-government andthe reduction of corruption risks in Kazakhstan.Key words: e-government, good governance, corruption, transparency, accountability, bureaucracy,correlation.
How to Cite
G.R., Sheryazdanova; H.S., Abdildina. Electronic government services and corruption risks: correlation. Journal of Philosophy, Culture and Political Science, [S.l.], v. 72, n. 2, p. 109-119, july 2020. ISSN 2617-5843. Available at: <https://bulletin-philospolit.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-pol/article/view/1143>. Date accessed: 24 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.26577/jpcp.2020.v72.i2.12.