e-inclusion

Upcoming: 4th Global Forum on Telecentres – Granada, Spain 28-29 May 2013

The Spark conference, also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, is set to take center stage in Granada, Spain this coming May 28-29 at the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos. Organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), Telecentre-Europe (TE), Consorcio Fernando de los Rios–Red Guadalinfo and the National Information Society Agency of Korea (NIA), the conference is......

Library Development Program reduces digital exclusion in Poland

After 3 years of implementing the Library Development Program at Polish Libraries, a very informative and well written report has now been issued about the impact of the program on the end users. The program is a joint venture between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, implemented in Poland by the......

Already 21 countries represented for the EU27 MIREIA survey

So far, 20 partner organizations representing 21 countries of the EU27 have signed a partnership with Telecentre-Europe (TE) and will act as national branches that will disseminate the MIREIA survey in their (neighboring) countries.  Telecentre-Europe’s network of member organizations has shown off to be one of the strongest eInclusion communities in Europe. In no less then 2 weeks,......

Upcoming: Telecentre-Europe at the Digital Champions Meeting

On December 18th, the European Digital Champions will gather in Brussels for their third high level meeting. Telecentre-Europe, together with Startup Weekend Europe and Digitalmuse.org, is invited as a stakeholder to give a “Speed Dating Presentation”. On February 14th, EC president José Manuel Barroso asked the EU Member States to appoint their national “Digital Champion”: a high-profile, dynamic and energetic individual to promote......

Telecentre-Europe at the Conference of Catalan Telecentres

More than 150 telecentre managers & ICT professionals attended the annual network meeting  of the Catalan Telecentre Network Xarxa Punt TIC that was organized at Barcelona’s Cibernarium last November 30th. Among the speakers were representatives of Telecentre-Europe, Telecentre.org Foundation and the Community Association of Spanish Telecentre Networks. The conference was organized by the Knowledge Society Agency of the Government of Catalonia (owner of the......

Become the national branch of the MIREIA survey!

Telecentre-Europe invites eInclusion organizations to become the national branch for conducting the MIREIA online survey in their EU27 country. Let’s put our organisations on the map… the European map of eInclusion! Especially in Austria & Slovenia, where Telecentre-Europe has not yet a MIREIA partner, Telecentre-Europe is looking for a partner organization to become the national......

Digital Agenda Assembly online platform Going Local

The online engagement platform that was created for contribution to the Digital Agenda Assembly (DAA) in june 2012 has now been adapted to discuss the key Digital Agenda issues per country. The discussion around the Digital Agenda Assembly did not end in June. Its results are being used in designing the Mid Term Review of the......

2nd Annual Convention of the Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion

The European Commission in partnership with the Cyprus Presidency is hosting the Second Annual Convention of the Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion on 5-6-7 December in Brussels. The European Platform against Poverty and Social Exclusion is one of the Flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. It was launched in 2010 and sets......

Ambitious eGovernment plan increases importance of telecentres in Denmark

In 2011, the Danish government agreed on an ambitious eGovernment strategy stating that by 2015, 80 % of the communication between citizens and public authorities should be digital. As a consequence, the focus in the Danish telecentres has been moved from solely general ICT skills to a broader action supporting the e-government strategy.  Digital communication......

UdL Digital Roundtables: Agenda setting for digital inclusion in Germany

The UdL Digital Roundtables, organized by Stiftung Digitale Chancen, are an agenda-setting regular series of events, combining an online debate in the virtual world with a real life discussion on the spot. The UdL Digital Roundtable debates bring together relevant stakeholders of the specific fields of action and focus on different target groups & topics......