Ioannina is a city in north-western Greece, famous for its appearance in Alexandre Dumas, Count of Monte Cristo. Home to nearly 168,000 residents, Ioannina is the capital of the Ioannina region as well as its largest city. Ioannina is famous for its silverwork, with many shops selling silver jewellery, bronzeware and various decorative items.
In June 2018, the city hosted the launch of the Greek National Coalition for Digital Skills and Jobs, which became the 20th national coalition of such nature within the European Union.
The city of Ioannina and the region of Epirus aim to increase the digital skills of its residents to increase employability and improve the region’s most important sector - tourism.