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This section lists additional telecommuting and telework-related resources by region and country. The southern europe section includes the following four countries: Greece, Italy, Spain.


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We have listed the resources for this region below. If we have specific resources listed for the individual countries shown on the map, you can find those listings by simply moving your cursor over the map. When you see your cursor change to a pointing finger, that indicates we have individual listings - and you can just click on that country to go to that listing. Otherwise, the information available below applies to the country in general.
Greece

Zeus Teleworking provides training and consulting services for telework implementation, plus useful resources at its site which is in Greek and English.


Italy
IFOA, (Training and Educational Center of Chamber of Commerce), has established a number of telework centers located in rural north Italy (Reggio Emilia) in the Appenine mountains. The IFOA page is available in Italian, and pages for the individual centers are here.

The SIT Association (Italian Telework Association) plans and implements telework projects, it supplies consultancy services to public and private companies who wish to start this type of employment, supplies training, organizes conferences, carries out surveys and studies on different forms of employment flexibility and new technologies, and collects, prepares and distributes varied information on telework issues. Its site is available in Italian only.

Telecom Italia maintains two research & development laboratories studying new communications technologies and their effects on commerce and daily life. They are located in Venice and in Rome.

"Telelavoro Italia" (Italian Telework) covers telework activities in Italy. The site was established by Patrizio DiNicola, who also wrote a proposal for changes in Italian law intended to stimulate telework.

Telecottages in Tuscany - are being planned by Francesco Marradi.

The University of Turin's telework site includes information (in English and Italian) about telework activities in Italy. The site is maintained by Alessandro Minelli.


Portugal
Janela na Web is a portal site (in Portuguese) about Management, Technology and Work Trends.

Portuguese Association for the Development of Telework is an information source about telework related activities in Portugal.

RedeFreelance is an information and job-posting site about telework in Portugal.


Spain
The Basque Institute of Public Administration (IVAP) held a telework conference in the Basque country of Spain. For information, or copies of conference proceedings, contact conference organizer Alejandro Ipina. American and Canadian speakers participated by videoconference.

Enred Consultores is a telework consulting and publishing firm based in Madrid.

The consulting firm Iberema has created the "International Net Centers" site, to promote the exchange of information about telework and telework centers.

Netaldea is a consulting firm specializing in telework, telecenter development, and related areas.

A Spanish Telework Directory (in Spanish only) is available.
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