ICT policy

Corporate Law in India and E-Governance
Corporate Law in India and E-Governance 30 August 2008

A very crucial question that has been recently raised by a reporter goes like this “Is National E-Governance Services Delivery Gateway Part of E-Governance?”.

Can Public Initiatives Fill The Governmental Policy Vacuum?
Can Public Initiatives Fill The Governmental Policy Vacuum? 27 August 2008

Policies making and their implementation is a governmental task. There is always a big gap between the desired policies and actual policies that are in existence.

New West African alliance to make internet more accessible names president
New West African alliance to make internet more accessible names president 16 July 2008

Sylvie SyiamThe president of the Cameroonian non profit organisation and APC-member PROTEGE QV, Sylvie Siyam Siwe, was elected president of the GOREeTIC on Friday June 20 2008 in Senegal. She was unanimously voted in as the first president of the GOREeTIC nework – a newly created group of journalists, activists and ICT4D advocates who intend to make internet policy reform a top priority.

The Seoul declaration
The Seoul declaration 24 June 2008

This is the statement issued by civil society, gathered at the OECD ministerial conference on the future of the internet, which ended on June 18. It says: “The policy goals for the Future Internet Economy should be considered within the broader framework of protection of human rights, the promotion of democratic institutions, access to information, and the provision of affordable and non-...

Communication for influence in Latin America (CILAC – Andean Region)
Communication for influence in Latin America (CILAC – Andean Region) 20 June 2008

CILAC seeks to integrate research, research communications, network-building and advocacy to make internet broadband universal and affordable. It’s a one year project that started on February 2008.

WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the Secretary General's report on progress
WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the Secretary General's report on progress 11 June 2008

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is one of the UN bodies that took up the follow up of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). This is APC’s contribution to a CSTD meeting where a report from the Secretary General on progress made in WSIS follow-up and implementation was presented, that took place on May 2007 in Geneva, as part of a series of WSIS fo...

WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the session on Development-oriented policies for an inclusive information society
WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the session on Development-oriented policies for an inclusive information society 11 June 2008

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is one of the UN bodies that took up the follow up of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). This is APC’s contribution to a CSTD meeting meeting dealing with development-oriented policies for a social-economic inclusive information society, including access, infrastructure and an enabling environment, that took plac...

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) 03 June 2008

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested in ICT policy and regulation. It was established in 2003 as part of APC's project on Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA). The network seeks to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT - enabling growth and development. The philosophy ...

Media piracy study
Media piracy study 30 May 2008

This two-year research project examines the nature and extent of media piracy and the effect of anti-piracy legislative and enforcement frameworks on access to knowledge in South Africa. The research was carried out by researchers from APC and several South African universities, and forms part of a larger study by researchers in Russia, India, Brazil, Mexico, and Hungary, on media piracy in the...