APDSI - Association for the Promotion and Development of the Information Society,
is a Portuguese, non-government organisation, not-for-profit, which
mobilises Government, political parties, companies, other NGOs and citizens
around 5 causes related to the Information Society.

Our guiding principles

Our Causes


Our Mission

Taking into account our vision, the Board established the following mission, which constitutes a guide for all the actions we develop within the scope of the association:

  • Provide a forum for debates about the Information Society;
  • Be a lobby to guide and pressure the government, its institutions and the private sector with the aim of maximising the benefits towards an Information Society;
  • Raise the skills and competences in the domain of the Information Society;
  • Promote good practices in the market towards the development of the Information and Knowledge Society.

Our Objectives

From our statutes, and in accordance with our vision, our objective are as follows:

  • The association promotes and develops the Information and Knowledge Society in Portugal;
  • In the pursuit of this objective, the Association may develop all and any activity necessary or convenient, namely:
        1. Inform, advise e lobby the state on political and legal matters concerning the Information and Knowledge Society;
        2. Inform citizens, enterprises and other entities on matters pertaining to the Information and Knowledge Society;
        3. Contribute in the fight for info/digital - divide;
        4. Support and promote activities such that the benefits of the Information Society reach one and all citizens;
        5. Promote and invigorate projects of public use within the scope of the Information and Knowledge Society;
        6. Participate with associations, cooperatives, societies or other collectives so long as within the objectives of the Association;
        7. Establish protocols and agreements with entities that are willing to collaborate towards the objective of the Association.

Contact Us




Tel. +351 21 751 07 62
Fax: +351 21 757 05 16

Opening times

Monday to Friday:
10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 19:00


Rua Alexandre Cabral, nº 2C - Loja A
1600-803 Lisboa

Other Info

Tax ID NIF: PT 505 475 260
Bank account IBAN: PT50 0033 0000 45205888828 05

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