European eSkills Week 2012, the information campaign aimed to develop Information Society, promote eSkills and the ICT professions throughout Latvia, took place from the 26 to 30 March 2012 with more than 36 000 participants.
This year Latvia was the most active eSkills Week participant taking the first place in Europe followed by Romania and Lithuania. Almost 890 different events in practically all the regions and towns of Latvia took place during the eSkills Week, involving more than 200 partners. From the 36 000 participants, 59% were women and 41% men, 61% young people till age of 24. Among them were more than 1000 people who had never used computer before.
The main topics covered were:
The main activities in Latvia were: