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My comments during discussion @IGF10 on CSTD working group on IGF improvements

Vilnius, 17 September 2009

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A comment I made in an open consultation at the IGF 2010 in Vilnius has been tweeted somewhat out of context, which is of course in the nature of tweets. Here is some background.

The context was a lunch time session at the IGF with the chairperson of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development.

EngageMedia produces Green Gone Wrong

Indonedia

In this day and age, people in Indonesia, particularly Jakarta, are jumping on the “green” trends bandwagon in a quest to save the Earth from the effects of global warming.

The GenderIT.org team at the fifth Internet Governance Forum

Rio di Janeiro

As you already know, GenderIT.org team is taking part on fifth Internet Governance Forum meeting in Lithuania until this friday.

Please join us and take part on these upcoming activities:

Workshop 2 – Protecting women’s rights: Internet content from a gender perspective
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/index.php/component/chronocontact/?chrono...
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Straight from the IGF: Three women write about IG issues as they relate to them

CALGARY

For IGF first-timers and veterans, listening to people talk about issues related to internet governance has created a snowball effect of thoughts.

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication @5th IGF 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania

Dhaka

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication @5th IGF 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania

AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR, Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication will join the IGF in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 September, 2010, along with

Bangladesh head of Delegation H.E. Mr.

Digital Natives want to Take Back the Tech!

CALGARY

Nighat wins!Nighat wins!Digital rights activist in Pakistan, Nighat Dad writes in her blog “I came to the first day of the workshop with my own ideas of what the term “Digital Natives” can mean.

Software Freedom Day 2010 in Cameroon

YAOUNDÉ

SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY 2010

Organizes by PROTEGE QV, Software Freedom Day 2010 will be celebrated in Cameroon on the 18th September.

The architecture of this event is as follows:

Two conferences, the first on the theme “Challenges of implementing a free Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software / open source ERP company” and the second on the theme “Integration of OSS (Open Source So

ICT Update magazine, new issue: Irrigation

The latest issue of ICT Update magazine has just been published online at http://ictupdate.cta.int

ICT Update issue 56, August 2010: Irrigation

Figures from the FAO show that irrigation can increase crop yields by up to 400%.

CommunicationisYourRight.org Encourages People to Speak Up and Create Media About their Human Right to Communicate

USA

CommunicationisYourRight.org Encourages People to Speak Up and Create Media About their Human Right to Communicate.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 26, 2010
Contact: Mera Szendro Bok, email: myvoicearticle19@gmail.com

Making radio spots: Tips from the Argentine Feminist Tech Exchange

Buenos Aires

The extremely cool Argentinian feminist radio network Nosotras En El Mundo trained 20 grassroots violence-against-women activists to make clips for radio to announce their VAW actions on local radios.

Paola and Soledad talked about the limitations radio has.

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