"Luckily there are projects across the EU and outside which advocate for better eparticipation, and there are telecentres in our network which have succeeded to work with community members and citizens to develop with local administration and…"
"My superficial experience of engaging political issues on the Internet in Eastern Europe tells me that - quite apart from politicians' reluctance or inability to open up - the participants themselves display a level of intollerance, cinicism…"
"I agree, David. Digital inclusion is certainly the pre-requisite for engaging in policy making. e-Participation however focused on a different market, represented primarily (though not exclusively) by highly conversant Internet users, especially…"
"If we believe that for many the promise of greater involvemnet in democratic processes will motivate those still untouched by Digital Inclusion we may well be disappointed - what will motivate people to take first steps if promises of better…"
"But much of this will be driven by economic growth - so we can expect rapid eParticipation outside of the EU in fast growing economies who need participation in the knowledge society to fuel that growth - eParticipation may be different from…"
Str. Ioan Slavici, nr. 132, 305400 Jimbolia, Timiş, Romania.
What does your organization do (100-word description)
Community development programmes: social (day care centres), medical (HIV/AIDS clinic), ICT programmes (e-centre) and press (teenage magazine "New Folder"). Commercial activities aiming at self-sustainability: construction, ceramics, charity shops.
What digital skills training or activities do you or does your organization offer (if any)?
Microsoft Office (Microsoft Unlimited Potential).
Number of digital competence centres linked to your organization (if any)
EOS network (Sânnicolau Mare, Brad, Lupeni, etc.)
Your function and/or responsibilities related to digital skills training and empowerment
How did you learn about this community?
I got involved through a telecentre-europe event
Why would yo like to join the network?
Philosophy, social sciences, linguistics, theology.
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