GOW17 Report is out!
This year, 2,849 organisations in 25 countries engaged over 92,460 participants in 3,506 events and reached millions.
Promotion and public awareness of the campaign and its messages had different approaches in each country, but all engaged society and organisations that work to support citizens with technology. National partners also collaborated with local and national media channels to raise awareness about the campaign. #GOW17 was a trending topic on Twitter and Facebook, the hashtag brings 1,700 results in search engines. Our partners reported 700 instances in both offline and online national and regional media, hundreds of social media posts, all resulting in over 9,000,000 people reach.
In 2017, all campaign partners and stakeholders used the I-LINC platform to share, connect and learn from each other. I-LINC is a stakeholder platform on digital skills towards employability and entrepreneurship, and it hosted GOW updates and interactions through the GOW17 community, its discussion forum and published articles from national partners.
- Run in March 2010 for the first time as Get Online Day
- Campaign originated from the UK, where it is still organized every year by Online centres network (formerly known as UK online centres)
- GOW was replicated in the Philippines in 2010 and in MENA region (Middle East and North Africa) in 2014
GOW SINCE 2010 EUROPEAN PARTNERS IN 8 YEARS OF GOW 62 PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS 15,000 COMMUNITY TELECENTRES.
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