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European Congress on E-Inclusion

The European Congress on E-Inclusion (ECEI13) took place last 3rd of October under the title “Building an Inclusive Digital Europe” in Brussels, at the European Economic & Social Committee. This was their 5th edition. 

ECEI13 is a one day congress which explores “the role of digital intermediaries in boosting digital skills, lifelong learning, social inclusion, and employment in European communities”.

This congress aims to strengthen the pan-European conversation on e-inclusion and its capacity to help deliver the overarching social and economic objectives laid out in the EU2020 growth strategy.

For further information, visit http://www.ecei13.com/

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European Congress on E-Inclusion

 The European Congress on E-Inclusion (ECEI13) will be celebrating its fifth edition next Wednesday 3rd of October in Brussels, at the European Economic & Social Committee. This year’s title, “Building an Inclusive Digital Europe”. It is a free to attend event which will assemble over 100 delegates from the 27 European member states.

Different discussions will be addressed involving lifelong learning or social inclusion -among others- in a pan-European context.

Visit http://www.ecei13.com/ for further information and registration

Get Online Week campaign

Today,  youth unemployment in the EU27 is higher than 20%. While demand for employees with ICT skills is growing by around 3% a year, pessimistic projections warn that if nothing is done to resolve the mismatch between current skills and needs of the labour market, up to 800.000 ICT practitioners’ vacancies will remain unfilled by 2015.

AccentureLiberty Global and Microsoft decided to take action. Together with Telecentre-Europe, an umbrella organisation that represents ICT learning centres & library networks from all over Europe, they created the Get Online Week Alliance that will support this year’s Get Online Week campaign – happening between 18-24 March 2013.

 Check their web page for further information.

You can find here the full press release.

Lize De Clercq                                                                                                     Communications Manager at Telecentre-Europe AISBL