APC Talk

Evaluation: do you recommend it? Model it? Breathe it? 21 August 2007

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.

Oh come on, we all know technology is gender neutral 21 August 2007

Erika Smith, from APC’s women’s programme, blogged live from the Gender Evaluation Methodology (GEM) global trainers exchange, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23-27 July 2007.

Government okays VoIP policy for international telephony
Government okays VoIP policy for international telephony 21 August 2007 APC

The Government of Bangladesh Monday approved the International Long Distance Telecommunication Service (ILDTS) Policy-2007 to open up the voice over internet protocol (VoIP) service.

Shidulai Swanirvar Sangstha a shame for ict4d community and media of Bangladesh and global award announcers
Shidulai Swanirvar Sangstha a shame for ict4d community and media of Bangladesh and global award announcers 19 August 2007 APC

I am really surprised to read the recent posting on the malpractices of a Bangladeshi NGO. We are really shocked to introduce ourselves that we belong to this community. How come an organization can bag two of the international prestigious awards with such false interventions? With whom we are p...

Overcoming disability via ICTs
Overcoming disability via ICTs 19 August 2007 APC

We should not forget our great scientist Stephen Hawking is a disable person, but he overcame all the disabilities by ICT as well as his strong determination to live long for science. Many people do not know an Indian software designer developed his software, which is providing him a big help. Pe...

Part Two: Defending online free speech and environmental rights in Bulgaria
Part Two: Defending online free speech and environmental rights in Bulgaria 13 August 2007 APC

In this article I speak to Milena Bokova, BlueLink Information Network executive director, who talks about the intimidation against her colleague, blogger Michel Bozgounov, the threats to the freedom of online expression in her country, and the Bluelink Freenet Campaign.

Part One: Defending online free speech and environmental rights in Bulgaria
Part One: Defending online free speech and environmental rights in Bulgaria 13 August 2007 APC

The June 29, 2007 decision of the Bulgarian Administrative Court (VAS) to remove the protected status of the National Park Strandzha, has evoked a strong reaction from the Bulgarian blogsphere and also from the country’s vibrant environmental movement.

ICTs for Rural Women Empowerment
ICTs for Rural Women Empowerment 13 August 2007 APC

ICTs for Rural Women Empowerment Hand in hand with success makers Salamieh Community Telecentre main target is to spread computer literacy among young women and to bridge the gap between the economy and the information sector. Also the Telecentre is implementing maximal use of computer technolog...