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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.

LACNOG 2010 - Call for Presentations – www.lacnog.org

Sao Pablo, Brasil

The Network Operators Group of Latin America and the Caribbean, LACNOG, will have its first conference LACNOG 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 19th to 22nd of October jointly with the fourteenth LACNIC meeting (LACNIC XIV) and the PTT Forum organized by NIC.br.

This is the initial public call for presentations for the event.

The following is a non-comprehensive list of some of the topics that

Funding opportunity

Johannesburg

Deadline: 15 September 2010

More information is available here:
http://www.elsevierfoundation.org/innovative-libraries/how-to-apply/

Grants are available from US$5,000 to US$50,000.

Projects supported: * Programs to enhance library infrastructure, technology or information services in ways that significantly expand their ability to make STM (scientific/social sci

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