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Digital Malta Goals



A set of goals have been set for each Strategic Theme.  These define the desired outcomes and determine where effort should be directed.  The goals have been defined in such a way that everyone can reap the benefits that ICT can bring: better education, stronger businesses, efficient Government and much more. Collectively, these objectives amount to a better quality of life for all Maltese.

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Increase and support ICT entrepreneurial activities.
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Align the supply and demand of e-skills.
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Support the application of ICT.
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Support local businesses to be more innovative and offer more competitive products and services.
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Step up investments in R&I.

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Raise awareness of how ICT can improve daily life and work.
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Ease access to technology and connectivity, and help citizens to learn how to get the best out of it.
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Build trust in the digital world.
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Provide every citizen with the tools to balance work with family commitments, pursue leisure and lifelong learning, and to remain active within the community.
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Use digital technologies to preserve, enhance and promote Maltese culture and identity, and to enable access to quality content and services.
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Build social cohesion to overcome social, health, age and disability vulnerabilities.
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Empower civil society to become more actively engaged in digital activities of the community.

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Simplify existing digital public services.
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Promote higher take-up of eGovernment services.
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Make government services accessible through mobile devices.
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Engage citizens and increase participation.
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Extend government transparency and e-democracy.
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Enable fact-based decision-making.
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Encourage the re-use of public sector information.
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Stimulate greater collaboration between international partners, government, local enterprises and citizens.

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Help educators embrace technology and adopt new teaching methods for developing the skills of their students.
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Exploit e-content and technology to attract more people into lifelong learning.
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Align the supply of STEM skills with the requirements of industries.
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Develop a specialised skills base for spurring business development.
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Increase female participation in STEM education and the workforce.

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Provide the necessary foundations for a sound and prosperous digital ecosystem.
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Introduce cost effective and timely technologies to keep Malta competitive and vibrant as a digital nation.
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Implement infrastructure that is resilient, performs and capable of supporting future demands.
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Provide safe, accessible and trustworthy services, while protecting fundamental rights, freedom of expression, personal data and privacy.

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Continuously enhance the regulatory framework in Malta as it affects ICT, whether directly or indirectly.
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Protect rights and freedoms.
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Ensure that the Internet remains universal, innovative and open