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Digital entrepreneurship, Green ICT and eSkills are the themes of our Going Local in Cyprus

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The Digital Agenda goes to Cyprus – European Commission officials take part in a Conference to discuss, with targeted audiences and the public, how Information and Communication Technologies can help Europe and Cyprus achieve high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion. Find out more about the Digital Agenda . The conference, entitled "Going Local II – A Digital Agenda for Europe and for Cyprus", takes place on November 25, from 8.30 to 14.00 at the Ministry of Economy, in Nicosia. Conference language is English.

Key themes to be covered in the conference are:

Digital entrepreneurship (emphasis on EU funding) – a presentation of the state of play on digital entrepreneurship in Cyprus and opportunities for funding offered by the EU

Green ICT – ICTs allow us to control energy consumption, reduce electricity bills and protect the environment. In this section of the conference, there will be a presentation of an AHK pilot project for smart meters in buildings (both for electricity and water consumption). Moreover, there will be a presentation of European Commission activities on smart meters, water management and a Green Digital Map.

eSkills – Many Cypriots do not use the internet because they do not have the skills to do this. In this section, there will be a presentation of the situation in Cyprus in relation to eSkills, as well as European Commission activities to help all Europeans take part in the digital era.

You can find a detailed programme of the event online or engage with DigitalAgendaEU on twitter or using #daelocal_cy in your tweets.