Enhancing Digital Literacy is a Priority for Local and Regional Authorities in the EU

DAE74% local and regional authorities in the European Union (EU) have identified the development of digital literacy, skills and inclusion as the most relevant aim of the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE), according to a survey carried by the Committee of the Regions. The survey aimed to assess the satisfaction of local and regional authorities with regards to the DAE and its implementation. Overall respondents considered that the definition of goals, the aspect of innovation and the creation of an information society are some of strongest points of the DAE. However respondents complained about the lack of guidance from the EU on how to implement the measures set by the DAE as well as the insufficient funding. More on the Committee of the Regions Survey on the DAE