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1.Signed on February 28, 2012 Signed on February 13, 2012 Entered into force on February 28, 2012
The Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, Executive
Yuan, the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the office of the
Plenipotentiary for Information Society, Office of the
Government, Slovak Republic, (hereinafter referred to as "the

CONSIDERING that the development of e-Government cooperation
shall be of mutual benefit; and

RECOGNIZING that such cooperation shall further economic
cooperation and enhance their friendship;

Therefore agree as follows:

Article 1
The Parties shall support cooperation in the field of
e-Government as described in this Agreement on the basis of
mutual benefit and equality and in accordance with the
respective laws of their states.

Article 2
1. The cooperation under this Agreement may include the
(a) Joint or cooperative programs and projects of mutual
benefit, including visits and exchanges of officials,
experts or technical personnel, and participation of
EU-related organization and workshops;
(b) Organization of and participation in workshops, symposia,
conferences, fora, exhibitions and other joint meetings of
mutual interest;
(c) Exchange of technical information concerning e-Government;
(d) Operation of joint training programs to raise e-Government
2. Examples of specific projects of mutual interest are
described in Annex to this Agreement.

Article 3
1. In the framework of the cooperation under this Agreement, the
Parties shall take into account the availability of funds and
personnel. The Parties intend, prior to the start of an
activity under Article 2, to agree on the terms of financing.
2. Any form of cooperation additional to those listed in Article
2 and any project additional to those listed in the Annex to
this Agreement should be agreed in writing by the Parties.

Article 4
The Parties shall use or disclose information obtained under
this Agreement only for the purposes specified in this
Agreement. The Parties may transmit such information to a third
party only with a written approval of the Party which has
provided the information.

Article 5
(a) This Agreement shall enter into effect on the date of the
last signature and shall remain valid for a period of five
(5) years.
(b) Either Party may terminate this Agreement at any time by
giving at least 30 days ’ written notice to the other
(c) The termination of this Agreement shall not affect the
projects under this Agreement that are initiated prior to
such termination.

In Witness Whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorized, have
signed this Agreement.

Done in duplicate in the English language.

For The Research, For The Office of the
Development and Plenipotentiary for
Evaluation Commission, Information Society,
Executive Yuan ,the Office of the Government,
Republic of China Slovak Republic

Chuon-te Hce Michal IVANTYSYN

Date: Feb 13, 2012 Date: Feb 28, 2012
Place:Taipei Place:Bratislava