19 March 2020 – Ministry for Digital Governance releases digital solidarity platform to help people access services while at home

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Public sector, Private sector

Overview: The Ministry for Digital Governance initiated a platform( #DigitalSolidarityGR) addressed to all citizens as well as private business entities to offer services of all kinds, ranging from educational activities to entertainment and from online advertizing to platforms that can digitally connect doctors and patients( generally), in one place so as to help citizens stay home.
Full details here: https://digitalsolidarity.gov.gr/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: To limit the effects of physical isolation, the State initiated the provision of a variety of digital services by way of calling private entities, donors, etc. to provide electronic material/access/etc for free use by all citizens.