Document Type



The paper analyzes the interoperability importance and role in development of eGovernment. The interoperability challenges was faced in different EU countries since 2000. System complexity, multiplicity and diversity in the public sector is posing extreme challenges to common interoperability standards the eGovernment Interoperability Frameworks (eGIFs) pose as a cornerstone for the provision of one-stop, fully electronic services to businesses and citizens. The paper analyzes eGovernment development preconditions in Lithuania, overview and good practice experience in developing eGovernment interoperability framework at EU level (European Interoperability Framework) and national levels – UK, Germany and Greece. Comparing these frameworks by different criteria the guidelines for developing eGovernment interoperability framework in Lithuania are designed. The project for Lithuania eGovernment Interoperability framework development is supported by Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and State Science Fundation.