The OASIS eGovernment Member Section (eGov MS) serves as a focal point for discussions of governmental and public administration requirements for e-business standardization. Bringing together representatives from global, regional, national and local government agencies, the eGov MS provides a platform for those who share a common interest in directing and understanding the impact of open standards on the public sector.

For the purposes of the work of the Member Section, Government is taken to encompass all jurisdictions of the public sector, including regional, national and local government, and their agencies and dependencies.  And the term eGovernment refers to all aspects of e-enabled government, eg online public services, transformation of back office functions, inter-agency exchanges etc.

The key objectives of the Member Section are: