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COAST Trust and Equity and Justice Working Group, in association with 31 coastal NGOs in Bangladesh, organized a seminar Risk of

Dhaka, Bangladesh

COAST Trust and Equity and Justice Working Group, in association with 31 coastal NGOs in Bangladesh, organized a seminar “Risk of Climate Change: Loss Compensation” at National Press club .

This seminar is objectively organized to discuss 'climate change risk and loss' in Bangladesh, raise mass awareness on climate change impact and demanding compensate on the eve of UN CoP 13 to be held in Bali from 2-14 December, 2007.

SNAPSHOTS: Who is at the IGF II? Coura Fall

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

"Secure, affordable access to the Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet

for all may no longer be
just a dream! In any event, that was my dream today!" expresses Coura
Fall, just after the opening ceremony of the second Internet Governance
Forum in Rio. She looked motivated by many of the speakers on November
12, even though she acknowledges that her dream translates into work,
work and more work. when it comes to her continent: Africa.

SNAPSHOTS: Who is at the IGF II? Katerina Fialova

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

Katerina Fialova is a coordinator with the APC. She's coordinating the gender and APC">ICT policy

portal called GenderIT.org. This means that she is working on regulation and policy there where gender and technology intersect. What that really means? It is like looking at how cellphones for instance, can best be used to inform women in rural areas. 

SNAPSHOTS: Who is at the IGF II? Milena Bukova

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

Milena Bukova is the executive director of Bluelink, a virtual network offering a broad variety of Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet

based services for those who are interested in issues related to environment, natural resources, and sustainable development in Bulgaria and all over the world. Its mission is to create a free information forum for democracy, civil society and sustainable development.

Bangladesh: Cyclone Sydr hit the Rural Knowledge Centre(RKC)of Borguna

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The devastated cyclone SYDR of November 15, 2007 hit seriously seven districts, out of nine working districts of the The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English on Encyclopedia.com">networking

members of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC).

U.N. conference ponders Internet's future

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil

When more than 1,700 technology experts from around the world envision the Internet's future, they see cars and household appliances that are online, Style information: N/a

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Internet networks in remote African villages and astronauts e-mailing one another from different corners of outer space. Read the full article, which mentions John Dada of APC-member Fantsuam Foundation.

Fast track to internet domains in own alphabet

Vancouver, Canada

The Register reports that certain countries such as China, Russia and Saudi Arabia are on the fast track to net domains that use their own alphabets.

Mobile phones and Voter Education

Kenya

With general elections just around the corner in Kenya, anxiety is looming everywhere. Aspirants are looking for ways and means to woo voters to their sides.

Access workshop considered how to mitigate costs and resolve connectivity challenges

Montevideo, Uruguay

On Monday 12 November, participants in the “Access: the local challenge” workshop, addressed access issues and considered what can be done locally to mitigate costs and connectivity challenges.

IGF: (Not just) talking about multistakeholder partnerships

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andrea Molinari is posting some great summaries of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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Source: APC">IGF sessions on her live journal, including the Tuesday panel on partnerships in practice. She specifically mentions panellist Anriette Esterhuysen, executive director of APC, and her discussion on the CATIA project.

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