On 2.2.2021 an NRCB representative took an online part in the first one of the two planned working seminars under the initiative Google.org Impact Challenge Central and Eastern Europe. With the slogan “Let’s help bridge the digital divide in Central and Eastern Europe” Google opened call for grant application by civil organizations, business and academic institutions from Central and Eastern Europe. Overall 2 million euros will be allocated in support of projects that place the digital inclusion at the base of the economic recovery.  Organizations from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia may apply for funding. More than 450 participants from the invited countries took part at the working seminar and the second seminar will be held at 23.2.2021.  

Veronika Kertikova-Tapcheva