CEPIS

CEPIS is the representative body of national informatics associations throughout greater Europe​. We seek to promote best practice for IT professionals and users throughout Europe.

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Highlights of our work

Through its member societies, CEPIS is active in various topical fields of the digital world. Find out about the most important initiatives on this page.
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CEPIS DiversIT Charter Launch

This event was held to enable attendees to learn about the CEPIS DiversIT Charter - our new initiative of recognition of the existing efforts of your organisation and guidance to help your organisation embed gender diversity into its IT roles.
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Call on the EU to act immediately to improve digital skills

In its newest position paper, “The European Union must act immediately to improve the level of digital skills”, CEPIS expresses concern about the slow progress of increasing digital skills in Europe’s population and provides recommendations to improve the situation.
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IT Professionalism Europe

Advocating for IT professionalism - the maturing of the ICT profession - has always been one of CEPIS's top priorities. To take its commitment to the next level, CEPIS, together with ICDL Foundation, launched a flagship initiative - IT Professionalism Europe (ITPE).
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Who we are

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30 Years of CEPIS

In 2019, CEPIS celebrated 30 years. Have a look at this short summary of our goals and activities.

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Our members

Featured News

Iceland becomes first CEPIS member to receive Gold status of DiversIT Charter

17 May 2021
The Icelandic Computer Society (Ský) has become the first CEPIS member society to be awarded the Gold status of the CEPIS DiversIT Charter. The Gold status reflects the organisation’s leading work in encouraging girls and young women to pursue IT studies and advancing gender equality in ICT professions.
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Digital Skills and Jobs Platform launched

4 June 2021
The European Commission has launched the ‘Digital Skills and Jobs Platform’, which will gather all information, initiatives and opinions from the digital skills and jobs community in Europe.
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CEPIS website to align with EU digital accessibility directive

7 May 2021
CEPIS is working with the University of Alcalá to align the CEPIS website with the EU Directives 2016/2102 and 2019/882 on digital accessibility.
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(Re)watch ITPE and CEN/TC428 event on IT professional standards in Europe

4 June 2021
On 20 May ITPE and CEN/TC428 co-hosted the event ‘Fostering the competent, trusted and recognised IT profession in Europe – how standards can make it happen,’ which focused on the building blocks of IT professionalism, and how they should be implemented in practice.
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