Together with Miguel Raimilla (Managing Director of Telecentre.org Foundation – TCF), Gabriel Rissola (Managing Director of Telecentre-Europe AISBL – TE)  will participate at the 1st International Congress for Telecentre Managers taking place next June 28-29 in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain). Miguel Raimilla will serve as a speaker in the session on “Orienting ourselves towards social...

EPMA, Telecentre-Europe’s Czech member organization, has formed a partnership with 10 other organizations and launched ONE – a network to  transfer good practices on ICT Observatories among 8 European countries. An ICT Observatory is a policy intelligence tool for the management of innovation processes driven by ICT diffusion...

Today & tomorrow 19-20 June, Telecentre-Europe’s board & staff members are together at our headquarter in Brussels for an intensive 2 day face-to-face meeting with lots of topics on the outline agenda. Welcoming & introducing the new staff members, redefining roles of staff & board members, branding, finances,...

ITU, the leading United Nations Agency for information and communication technology, is looking for the next generation of young visionaries for its Young Innovators Competition. The Young Innovators Competition is organized within the framework of ITU Telecom World 2012, to be held in Dubai, 14 -18 October 2012, and...

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) is seeking applications for the post of Regional (Russian) Community Coordinator. Applications must be sent to recruitment@telecentre.org no later than June 17, 2012. The Regional Community Coordinator for TCF’s russian community site will be responsible for knowledge sharing efforts in his/her assigned region and language community and for implementing these...

On May 11, 2012, the Ministry of Justice of Georgia launched the “Computer Knowledge Society Initiative” (in Georgian, Google translate works nicely) to promote digital literacy and e-skills, with a focus on economic development. The first stage of the project will establish computer centers in 300 villages, to later...

“KZgunea”- the Social Innovation Centre (SIC) Network of the Basque Country is organizing the 1st International Congress for Telecentre Managers in partnership with the Spanish Community Telecentre Networks Association on June 28-29 in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain) The aim is to create a meeting point where Spanish, European and Latin American...

Telecentre.org Foundation‘s video Telecentre Leaders Speak shows Telecentre leaders & stakeholders of around the world gathered on March 5, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. During this meeting, they discussed telecentres, the important services they provide to communities and the necessary efforts to be taken to ensure their growth and...

The Digital Agenda for Europe Engagement Platform is the online forum launched by Commissioner Neelie Kroes in contribution to the second Digital Agenda Assembly (#DA12) that will take place in Brussels next 21-22 June . The forum was launched on April 19th and contains 10 discussion groups on key Digital Agenda...

Telecentre.org Foundation’s Community Learning Program has been declared a winner of one of the 18 project prizes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)  taking place this week in Geneva, Switzerland (14-18 May). More than 170 projects from 50 countries were nominated. The prizes, which are being awarded for the first...

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and the National Information Society Agency of the Republic of Korea (NIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing the partnership between the two organizations for the benefit of telecentres and Information Access Centers worldwide. Among the areas covered under the MOU are the sharing of...

Telecentre-Europe presented the youth self-assessment tool Skillage amid 150 astounding young people from around Europe, gathered in Brussels on May 2-3 by Innovate4Good, an event organized by Microsoft. The Innovate4Good@Microsoft forum is one way that Microsoft is working to inspire youth to imagine the opportunities ahead by fostering...

The video, created by Get Online Week supporter Liberty Global, shows Neelie Kroes, EC Vice President and in charge of the Digital Agenda for Europe, at the campaign’s launch event in Brussels on March 8th. » watch the video on the Get Online Week website » comment the video on our community...

The Launch event of Get Online Week 2012 was a big success. The event took place in the context of Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign of Telecentre.org on International Women’s Day March 8 at Telecentre-Europe AISBL‘s headquarters in Brussels and was hosted by our Belgian member organization Interface3, a telecentre network run...

Accenture is a supporter of Get Online Week 2012 and is organizing an interactive panel discussion that will take place at FEB/VBO in Brussels on 1 March 2012. Accenture describes ‘cross-sector convergence’ as the creation of totally new business, financing and delivery models resulting from the emergence of growing multi-stakeholder alliances...

Telecentre.org Foundation gained another distinction this year when it received membership status to the International Telecommunication Union’s Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D). As a member of the ITU, TCF joins a prestigious network of more than 700 ICT regulators, policy-makers, and industry and academic experts across the...

UK based Digital Activist Inclusion Network (DAIN) made a documentary about their volunteers study trip to Belgium between 25th and 28th October 2011. In Brussels, they filmed their visit at Interface3 and their attendance at Telecentre-Europe’s Summit. DAIN volunteer interviews about their experiences at the Telecentre-Europe Summit run from 7:15 to about...

Telecentre-Europe AISBL is organizing a strategy-planning meeting with the decision makers of all its member organizations on 23-24 February in Berlin. The meeting will be a collaborative intense planning exercise for the next 5 years. Telecentre-Europe will cover travel and accommodation expenses for one person per member organization...

Next Wednesday January 11th, the Spanish Telecentre Network Community Association is organizing its 10th national gathering of telecentre networks in Granada. The gathering is organized as part of a large three-day technology event at Granada’s Congress centre named “Más Digital”, which also englobes the regional gathering of Guadalinfo’s telecentre operatorsand the 7th...

Dear Friends, Telecentre-Europe’s first year as a legal organization was intense, engaging, challenging, but looking back now, it was also full of hugely positive outcomes. Get online week 2011 was a huge success… And this was all possible because of you, you and yes… you, people making digital inclusion happening everywhere,...

An informal coalition of the major European organisations & networks that work on education, training and youth have published a common message to the European Parliament & Council on the future Erasmus for All programme. The coalition applaudes the proposed budget of 19 billion EUR, but calls...

Under the title “Telecentres: get to work” the fourth Telecentre-Europe Summit took place in Brussels, Belgium during 27-28 October 2011, and brought together telecentre network leaders and eInclusion actors from all over Europe. This year again, the event was held under the patronage of Neelie Kroes,...

Exactly one year ago, on October 14th, 2010, Telecentre-Europe grew from an informal network of telecentre practitioners into a legal entity and became established as Telecentre-Europe AISBL – a Non-Profit International Association based in Brussels, Belgium. During its first year of activity, Telecentre-Europe AISBL has: » Elected a Management Board of 7 members...

Following an extensive search among several highly qualified candidates, Telecentre.org Foundation is pleased to announce that Miguel Raimilla has been selected as Telecentre.org Foundation’s newest Executive Director. Miguel, a Chilean native based in California, is a Social Entrepreneur and the founder of several multinational/multicultural initiatives linked with youth, social development,...

On April 8-9, 2008, more than 60 telecentre practitioners from 43 organisations, representing 23 countries across Europe, met for the European Telecentre Leaders Forum (TLF-E) in Riga, Latvia. The most urgent need was to create and build a community of people, who believe in the power...