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The Digital Champion of Romania

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Paul André Baran is the Digital Champion of Romania. His priority is to promote digital inclusion and works to increase free public access computers.

Paul Baran is the Director of Biblionet programme, which aims to put free public access computers and internet coupled with a trained librarian in 2,200 public libraries across Romania.

"I will work in promoting digital inclusion in my country and will look in other areas I could work like eHealth or attracting other portions of the populations that have never been online."

Read Paul Baran's view on the importance of addressing the digital divide and deepening the skills gap in order to correctly facilitate the full benefits of the Digital Single Market for all of Europe’s citizens here.

Paul-Andre Baran on his priorities

Neelie Kroes spoke to Paul-Andre Baran when he was appointed in July 2012 about his experiences in getting every Romian digital and the huge economic and social advantages it has brought. You can also read Neelie's blog about their inspiring meeting.

Paul spoke in 2012 about Romania in digital era and few initiatives ongoing

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