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Microsoft Shape the Future Program


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  • 1. How long was this interview broadcasted?
  • 2. In reality the internet developed into what we know today Unlike no one could ever imagine In only 20 years
  • 3. Internet statistics are absolutely amazing: people are connected 10 years ago they were 360,985,492 (Growth 2000 – 2010: 444.8 %) Today
  • 4. Basically internet changed the way we live our life’s like no other event in the past 100 years. Communicate Access to information Get educated Increase our knowledge base Buy things
  • 5. Better educated Get smarter (sooner) Make better macro-level decisions Be more aware of the world outside their local communities and an integrated world will drive international relations towards a global focus
  • 6. North America Oceania/ Australia Europe Latin America/ Caribbean Middle East Asia Africa World, AVG. World Internet Penetration Rates by Geographic Regions - 2010 77,4% 61,3% 58,4% 34,5% 29,8% 21,5% 10,9% 28,7% Average of 65% in developed countries Average of 24% in underdeveloped countries There is a big span in accessing internet worldwide: Source: Internet World Stats – Penetration Rates are based on a world population of 6,845,609,960 and 1,966,514,815 estimated Internet users on June 30, 2010. Copyright 2010. Miniwatts Marketing Group.
  • 7. set by the international community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality and empower women Reduce child mortality Improve maternal health Combat HIV / AIDS, Malaria and other diseases Ensure environmental sustainability Global partnership for development
  • 8. Providing massive access to technology so that we achieve: Improve /access education Increase knowledge
  • 9. A NEW MILLENNIUM At Microsoft, we call this
  • 10. Digital Inclusion Leveraging Technology and Innovation Improving Education & Knowledge
  • 11. Historically, there has always been a gap between people and communities who Each year, being digitally connected becomes ever more critical to: Proper educational system Economic Growth And Social Advancement
  • 12. Digital Inclusion Leveraging Technology and Innovation Improving Education & Knowledge
  • 13. our former CEO, imagined a world where there was a computer in every home… Our challenge today is to connect a population of 7,000,000,000 to the cloud of knowledge…
  • 14. Digital Inclusion Leveraging Technology and Innovation Improving Education & Knowledge
  • 15. Shape The Future will Help Students And Educators Throughout The World To Realize Their Full Potential
  • 16. Fostering Innovation & Creativity Enabling workforce competitiveness Education for all – Digital inclusion
  • 17. A Public-Private partnership in action! A joint effort between public and private entities to improve digital skills… Public Partners Private Partners E-escola When the UMTS licenses were granted, the mobile operations became committed to promote the information society. This programme fulfils that commitment
  • 18. The total estimated investment into e-Escola program from 2007-2010: 1 billion 26% State contributions 290M€ 31% Users contributions 340M€ 43% Telecom Operators contributions 465M€ Total 2 million laptops
  • 19. Spread the message In the Republic of MOLDOVA your contribution is crucial to
  • 20. but a right to everyonecan not be a privilege of some
  • 21. Therefore we need a strategy that is sustainable from a technologic and economic standpoint: Share the same goals and objectives Mobilized by the same causes