|» Teenagers’ Actions and Interactions Online in Central and Eastern Europe,
In December 2008 a book on trends in Internet use by teenagers in Central and Eastern Europe, Bulgaria included, was published. The book "Teenagers’ Actions and Interactions Online in Central and Eastern Europe. Potentials and Empowerment, Risks and Victimization" is the result of an international conference in Cluj-Napoca, Rumania initiated by the Babes-Bolyai University.
» e-Municipality Report,
The Report e-Municipality assesses the development of the municipal web-sites and aims to promote the processes of elaboration and implementation of public policies in the spheres of e-Government and local governance.
» Information Society Newsletter No.3/2005,
ARC Fund's Information Society Promotion Office has released the first issue of its Information Society Newsletter for 2005 (August – October 2005). The Information Society newsletter aims at raising public awareness on the role of information society in Bulgaria and Europe. Some of the key topics covered in this issue include: safer internet initiatives, update on IST projects, funding opportunities, a calendar of IST events in Bulgaria and abroad.
» e-Bulgaria 2005 Report,
ARC Fund’s annual report presents the latest trends in the country’s information society developments in 2005. The report analyzes the progress in ICT infrastructure deployment, and the penetration and use of internet and ICT-related services in Bulgarian households, enterprises, schools, universities and government institutions.
» Information Society Newsletter No.2/2005,
ARC Fund's Information Society Promotion Office has released the first issue of its Information Society Newsletter for 2005 (May – July 2005). The Information Society newsletter aims at raising public awareness on the role of information society in Bulgaria and Europe.
» Foresight of the Development of e-Government in Bulgaria
The brochure, published by ARC Fund in May 2005, represents the report and analysis that resulted from the pilot foresight initiative in Bulgaria coordinated by ARC Fund over the period May 2004 – February 2005 within the framework of the ForeTech project.
» Information Society Newsletter No.1/2005,
ARC Fund's Information Society Promotion Office has released the first issue of its Information Society Newsletter for 2005 (January – April 2005). The purpose of this quarterly publication is to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of Information Society policies and initiatives among policy- and decision-makers in local and central governments, academia and ICT industry in Bulgaria.
» Benchmarking of e-Municipality Websites in Bulgaria (in Bulgarian),
This report is the outcome of a municipal websites assessment which ARC Fund completed in November 2004 with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bulgaria. The report looks at the availability and quality of some 125 municipal websites in an attempt to determine the level of local e-government development in the country and identify positive examples which can be transferred as best practice.
» E-Bulgaria Report 2004,
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of Bulgaria’s state of preparedness for the Information Society (e-readiness) over the period 2002-2004. It traces the progress in ICT infrastructure deployment and the availability and use of Internet and ICT-related services in Bulgarian society, economy, government and education.
The report is divided in five sections: e-access; e-society; e-education; e-business, and e-government/e-policy. In each of these categories the narrative analysis is amply illustrated with statistical data and figures. Synthetic indicators outline the degree of e-readiness in a historic perspective. A composite e-Bulgaria Index and trend charts are also presented.
» Knowledge Economy – theory, policies and developments in Bulgaria,
This brochure, published by ARC Fund in May 2004, discusses the central importance of knowledge for productivity, competitiveness, and growth. The text is structured along the analytical model developed by the World Bank Institute, which defines four main pillars of the “knowledge economy”, namely: institutional and economic incentives regime; national innovation system; education and training; and ICT infrastructure.
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