May 2013 Blogposts (13)

CALL FOR IDEAS - Win a trip to the Digital Agenda Assembly in Dublin!

Do you have a budding idea for a project that has not yet been created and could very well fit under the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs? Do you have a ground-breaking idea for a project on digital skills and jobs that nobody has yet proposed and/or implemented? Then , the European Commission invites you to share it with the world!

They are looking for original ideas in terms of relevance, impact, and probability of success; ideas that can make a difference, create jobs and…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 31, 2013 at 13:39 — No Comments

Help teach the world the web!

Mozilla is a non-profit with a mission to make the web more open, and they believe learning and education play a huge role in accomplishing that. They're spearheading a global Maker Party campaign from June 15 to September 15 that is all about spreading digital literacy and celebrating the amazing things we can make and do thanks to the web. They are looking for local leaders (technologists, educators, government officials, volunteers, parents, etc.) to host community…


Added by Ion Braga on May 27, 2013 at 13:34 — No Comments

Telecentres: Providing the 'Spark' for global community engagement

The image of telecenters as Internet cafés where people play games and surf the web or places with only a few dusty old computers is outdated. Today, telecenters increasingly serve as hubs for local innovation and entrepreneurship — as a powerful channel for the distribution of services with positive social impact.

The 4th Global Forum on Telecenters, or “…


Added by Ion Braga on May 21, 2013 at 15:10 — No Comments

#EmpoderArte: An exhibit where you are the artist

Cibervoluntarios Foundation has launched an initiative called EmpoderArte, a collaborative photo exhibition about technology as a means for generating social innovation and citizen empowerment.

Through this open call, each person becomes an artist and at the same time becomes a real example of the concept of citizen empowerment with his/her participation. This is done by sharing photos on various social…


Added by Ion Braga on May 21, 2013 at 15:06 — No Comments

TCF hosts workshop at WSIS Forum 2013 Foundation (TCF) hosted a thematic workshop on “Enabling Innovation at the Grassroots through Telecentres” at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) last May 13-17, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The workshop was organized jointly by TCF, in collaboration with the Government of Catalunya, Spain, and the Gedaref…


Added by Ion Braga on May 21, 2013 at 14:38 — No Comments

Improving public spaces through eParticipation: the main theme of an afternoon session at the ONE Conference Prague 2013

Public spaces offer a unique environment giving all citizens the opportunity to connect with others, communicate, learn, share and enjoy leisure activities. However, the availability and use of these spaces is highly dependent on many factors, actors and conditions. It is crucial, however, that citizens are given a major role in the decision making about them in order to retain…


Added by Iva Walterova on May 21, 2013 at 10:14 — No Comments

The Get Online Week report is out!

As most of you know, the focus of the Get Online Week (GOW) in 2013 ( March 18-24th) was on youth.

During the GOW 2013, our active network of national Get Online Week campaign partners joined efforts with ICT companies and public…


Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 20, 2013 at 9:40 — No Comments

Ideas presented at the ONE Conference Prague 2013 - Digital Governance: From local data to European policies are now available online in the ONE Book of Proceedings

The ONE Conference Prague 2013 on April 18th abounded with visionary presentations and fruitful discussions among the more than 150 participants and more than 30 speakers. The ONE project coordinator, Desiree Bua from CSI (IT) and Irina Zalisova from EPMA (CZ) as the Conference Director, officially commenced the proceedings. The following warm -up plenary moderated…


Added by Iva Walterova on May 15, 2013 at 10:23 — No Comments

New portal "ICT in non-profits" just launched in Poland

Information Society Development Foundation (FRSI), the TE Polish member,  has just launched a new webiste for Polish NGOs entitled "ICT in non-profits", that will help them in daily usage of new technologies. The webiste provides information on ICT usage in communication / marketing, office work, project management, etc. Contains a separate part dedicated to mobile…


Added by Elzbieta Dydak on May 10, 2013 at 9:21 — No Comments

Infographic on telecentres now available

If you’ve ever had to explain to other people what a 
telecentre is, what we do, or why we do it, then we have just the tool for you! Foundation (TCF) has developed a simple infographic that gives a brief primer on telecentres, telecentre networks, and…


Added by Ion Braga on May 9, 2013 at 11:49 — No Comments

How recruiters use LinkedIn

As jobseekers we all know the importance of Linkedin, but how are companies using the network to recruit employees? The curtains were lifted at a recent round table in Barcelona among HR managers, headhunters & networking professionals active on the Spanish labour market.

Most employers use the premium version,…


Added by Lize De Clercq on May 8, 2013 at 23:05 — No Comments

Every day’s use of digital options



Buying a ticket for your journey on the internet is normal for many of us, but for the elderly part of the population the new options can be a challenge.

-          New ticket programme where you have to register your journey.

-          Buy your ticket from a…


Added by Gitte E. Olsen on May 8, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

World Pulse partners with TCF for Telecentre Women

World Pulse and Foundation (TCF) have recently entered into a partnership agreement that intends to support the digital empowerment of grassroots women worldwide. The agreement, which was finalized last April 22, 2013, aims to equip women with digital literacy skills and enable their…


Added by Ion Braga on May 6, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments

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