GOW2012 National Partners

ALBANIA

The Albanian Institute of Science will involve 1 telecentre. They will organize seminars about e-services and a workshop with high school students while sponsoring a TV Media Report on the activity at Local TV Stations.
They expect to reach about 500 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Aranita Brahaj
BELARUS
The Belarusian Association of UNESCO clubs will involve 50 telecentres. Planned activities are internet introduction workshops for the elderly, a national competition of blogs about NGO’s and a seminar on web 2.0 for the youth.
They expect to reach about 2.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Vitaly Nikonovich
BELGIUM

Interface3 will involve 5 telecentres. They will organize computer literacy workshops in schools as well as information sessions on IT careers for women in search for a job.
They expect to reach about 1.000 people.
On March 8th, Interface3 hosted the Launch Event of GOW2012.
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Contact: Mrs. Laure Lemaire
BULGARIA
The ICT Development Bulgaria Association will involve about 100 telecentres in libraries. Through a partnership with the library network of about 2000 libraries in Bulgaria, they expect to reach about 2.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Angel Panov
CROATIA

Telecentar Zagreb will involve 2 telecentres and work closely with the Center of Technical Culture in Rijeka. The planned activities will be promoted through a press conference for the print and electronic media, in cooperation with the governmental office eCroatia.
They expect to reach about 1.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Zarko Cizmar
CZECH REPUBLIC

A partnership between the European Projects & Management Agency and the National Safer Internet Centre will organize a big awareness raising campaign with huge media coverage and will involve 2 telecentres and activities in schools, public libraries, within public administrations and SMEs.
They expect to reach about 25.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Iva Walterova
DENMARK

The Learn More about ICT Network will work closely with the Association of Danish Senior Citizens to launch a nationwide campaign involving 220 telecentres. Planned activities are hands-on trainings & demonstrations and workshops & introductions to the internet.
They expect to reach about 5.500 people.
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Contact: Ms. Tine Munch Pedersen
ESTONIA

The Smart Work Association will involve 10 telecentres and will promote their campaign online and through interviews on radio & television. Together with partners like Look at the world, youth organisations and the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, they expect to reach about 1.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Kadri Seeder
FRANCE

Association Créatif – in partnership with Délégation aux Usages de l’Internet and Villes-Internet – will involve 100 telecentres. They will support and encourage telecentres to continue their activities of the national event Fête de l’Internet during the subsequent week of the Get Online Week.
They expect to reach about 1.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Stéphanie Lucien-Brun
GERMANY

Stiftung Digitale Chancen and the partner organisations of the national campaign Internet erfahren will involve 1.000 telecentres and facilitate internet courses based on the curriculum Inklusive Internet. On March 27th and in partnership with E-Plus, they will organize a roundtable discussion.
They expect to reach about 5.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Jutta Croll
GREECE

A partnership between the Center of Telematics and Applications for Regional Development and the Hellenic Professionals Informatics Society (HePIS) will involve 1 telecentre and provide support for Skillage. They will give support to potential entrepreneurs who have an innovative idea by providing them the basic knowledge and useful ICT tools.
They expect to reach about 2.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. John Garofalakis
HUNGARY

The Foundation for Development of Democratic Rights will involve 100 telecentres who will offer free thematic training sessions at different levels.
Specific target groups will include the youth, unemployed and SMEs, as well as seniors.
They expect to reach about 2.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Peter Palvolgyi
IRELAND

Fast Track into Information Technology Ltd is the government partner of the national programme BenefIT3 and will involve about 75 telecentres.
They will promote the campaign through their well established national networks of local community training & development centres.
They expect to reach about 1.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. George Ryan
ITALY
Internet Saloon will involve 3 telecentres in NGO’s in Milan, Sondrio and Catania.
In partnership with the Adecco Foundation they are organizing a special programme for young people between 16 and 26 about redacting a CV and use the internet to find a job online.
They expect to involve over 900 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Luisa Toeschi
LATVIA

The Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association will involve 600 telecentres. They will focus on ICT careers and tools for education, SME’s and micro enterprises to go digital and IT online tests for students and youngsters. All partners will be reflected on a digital map of Latvia.
They expect to involve over 30.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Mara Jakobsone
LITHUANIA

Association Langas I Ateiti will involve over 1.000 telecentres. Target groups are participants of online courses, school teachers and students, the unemployed and the visitors of libraries. They will be a webinar for high school students, a teachers innovators forum, souvenirs, quizzes, etc. On March 20th they will organize an e-skills conference.
They expect to involve over 50.000 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Karolina Jasvinaite
MACEDONIA

Open the Windows will involve 1 telecentre. Several beneficiaries of their Centre for Assistive technology will visit one of the special schools in the country to present some of the activities they made on the computer. Representatives will promote the campaign through local and national media and will be guests on local and national TV.
They expect to reach at least 500 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Magdalena Dimkova
MALTA

The Community Empowerment Organization will involve 16 telecentres in NGO’s and state or municipal organizations. There will also be a stand in one of the main places in Malta, where they will encourage people to use the internet and start an ICT course.
They expect to reach about 500 people during the campaign’s week.
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Contact: Mr. Mark Schembri
MOLDOVA

The Alliance of Access to Information and Training Community Centres will involve 47 telecentres and organize training courses and a photo contest, a contest of video clips, an Open Doors Day in community centers and a web conference. The campaign will be announced through a press release and promoted during a programme broadcast by a national radio station.
They expect to reach about 5.050 people.
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Contact: Mr. Victor Koroli
NETHERLANDS

ECP-EPN Foundation will launch a national campaign entitled “You’re never too old to learn” and involve 2.050 telecentres. Campaign advertisements will be visible and audible in local media and their partners (the government, banks, not-for-profits and large ICT & energy companies) will include the campaign in their offline and online communication with their clients.
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Contact: Mrs. Joyce Martina
POLAND

The Information Society Development Foundation will involve about 1.000 telecentres and conduct a competition for the best story/report from the event/meeting organized during the week. The goal is to bring together three generations (children, parents and grandparents). On March 26th there will be a launch event. To promote GOW, they will initiate radio and press interviews, as well as TV materials.
They expect to reach about 10.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Jolanta Jezowska
PORTUGAL

The Foundation for Science and Technology will involve 1.151 telecentres. Different activities are planned for different target groups: training in basic e-skills, online job searching, ICT company visits, entrepreneurship development, awareness actions on ICT job opportunities and on safer internet use.
They expect to involve about 1.000 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Elisabete Fei
ROMANIA

Educating for an Open Society will involve over 500 telecentres and coordinate a road show and local awareness raising campaigns. They will promote their campaign through partnerships with the press and the media and via flyers, posters, blogs, etc.
They expect to involve over 15.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Gabriela Barna
RUSSIA

PH International will involve 60 telecentres and coordinate videoconferences, regional conferences, round tables, special contests and workshops on first click and e-government service. The campaign will be promoted through partner websites, facebook groups and a listserve of over 5.000 subscribers.
They expect to reach about 5.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Ekaterina Fedotova
SERBIA

International Aid Network will involve 10 telecentres. They will promote e-skills and internet among different age & social groups, organize seminars about e-services, workshops on safer internet and free-of-charge ECDL testing. Through partnerships with Association of parents and the Belgrade City Library, they expect to involve about 5.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Ivan Stojilovic
SPAIN

The Telecentre Networks Community Association, in partnership with Esplai Foundation and Dedalo Foundation for the Information Society, will involve about 3.000 telecentres. They will organize seminars on the use of internet for young people and workshops in telecenters for the unemployed and for entrepreneurs. Through videostreaming, there will be held a lecture about social innovation projects on the internet and emerging professions.
They expect to reach about 9.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Jose Moreno Hortet
SWEDEN

Digidel 2013 will involve about 60 telecentres and will organize seminars about e-services, conferences, hands-on trainings & demonstrations and workshops & introductions to the internet.
They will promote the campaign through social & local media and via their 180 partners, using posters, flyers and network meetings. They expect to reach about 2.000 people.
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Contact: Mrs. Linda Sandberg
UKRAINE
The IDEA network of PH International will involve 50 telecentres. Planned activities are rural internet introduction workshops and targeted seminars & trainings for pre-pensioners, 15-25 old youth, socially disadvantaged, civic activists, government employees and businesses. They also plan a national press conference and local media events in the regions.
They expect to reach about 8.000 people.
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Contact: Mr. Oleg Davydenko
UNITED KINGDOM

UK online centres will involve 2.000 telecentres who will organize seminars about e-services, conferences, hands-on trainings & demonstrations and workshops & introductions to the internet. They will produce an online promotional campaign and a toolkit to ensure that centres and volunteers have the resources they need to take part in the campaign. In partnership with Digital Unite, they expect to reach about 5.000 people.
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Contact: Ms. Charlotte Wheat