Belgrade, August 21, 2021 - At the initiative of Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, a caravan of digital skills, literacy and security "Digital Expedition" was launched. The caravan is implemented with the support of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs, and the Office for IT and eGovernment, in partnership with the MIPS program jointly implemented by USAID and Propulsion and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
At the event on the Republic Square in Belgrade, the gathered citizens had the opportunity to get acquainted with the key digital skills of the 21st century: how to get specific information online, how to exercise their right or fulfil an obligation in online communication with the state administration, and how to provide a safe digital experience for themselves and their children. In addition, through workshops with lecturers and conversations with influencers, the basics of digital literacy and security topics were presented.
During the next four months, the caravan will visit 15 more cities in Serbia: Prijepolje, Vrsac, Sabac, Smederevo, Krusevac, Kraljevo, Cacak, Uzice, Subotica, Aleksinac, Nis, Vranje, Pirot, Raska, Novi Pazar. As in Belgrade, citizens will be introduced to electronic public services available on the eGovernment website, the principles of electronic commerce and the basics of safe use of social networks and other benefits of digital space.