ICT policy

Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) 04 March 2008

Since its inception in 2004, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has positioned itself as the leading centre for research and analysis of information aimed at enabling policy makers in east and southern Africa to understand international ICT policy issues. Its overall goals are to develop the capacity of African stakeholders to contribute effectively to international decision making on ICT and ICT-related products and services, and to build multi...

Launch Seminar - Latin America and Caribbean Regional Network of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development
Launch Seminar - Latin America and Caribbean Regional Network of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development 29 January 2008

A seminar organized by the Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA GAID), the Inter- American Development Bank, the IDRC-ICA and ECLAC, will take place from 4-5 February in San Salvador, preceding the II Ministerial Conference on the Information Society eLAC2007. The seminar will gathe...

eLAC 2007 Ministerial Conference
eLAC 2007 Ministerial Conference 29 January 2008

APC has been involved in the eLAC process from the very beginning. It’s the regional action plan for the information society, and has been coordinated by ECLAC. APC has participated in several preparatory meetings and has been successfully lobying for a more meaningful multistakeholder approach. APC LAC ICT policy monitor will be offering a special coverage with original contect.

Communication for influence in Central, East and West Africa (CICEWA)
Communication for influence in Central, East and West Africa (CICEWA) 24 January 2008

APC and KICTANet draw on the experience of their successes in the Africa ICT Policy Monitor project and the CATIA project to bring an integrated approach to ICT policy research, dissemination and advocacy through the building of sub-regional networks. They operate using the principle of multi-stakeholder partnerships developed through the CATIA experience to engage in evidence-based policy chan...

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) 23 January 2008

The Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organisation initiated in May 2000 by several women’s organisations in Uganda to develop the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among women as tools to share information and address issues collectively. WOUGNET’s vision is a society in which women are empowered through the use of ICTs for sustainable developme...

Núcleo de Pesquisas, Estudos e Formação (Nupef)
Núcleo de Pesquisas, Estudos e Formação (Nupef) 23 January 2008

Nupef is a private, autonomous, non-profit organization founded in 2009, whose mission is to to generate conditions for the exercise of digital citizenship, working in the defense of democracy, of the access to knowledge, of freedom of expression, privacy and cultural diversity, among other fundamental rights. Presently, Nupef’s works is organized around four main programs: Advocating, raisi...

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Website
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Website 19 December 2007

Available since 2001, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) ICT Policy Monitor website gathers essential news and documentation about policies relating to information and communication technologies (ICTs). Through the website, the only one of its kind across Latin America and the Caribbean, APC aims to demystify internet policies and regulations.

Metamorphosis Foundation
Metamorphosis Foundation 19 December 2007

Metamorphosis Foundation is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit foundation based in Skopje, Macedonia. Its main goals are development of democracy and prosperity by promoting knowledge-based economy and information society. Main activities of the organization include: lobbying and advocacy in order to make the social and legal environment more conducive to ICT development; educati...

Global policy advocacy in 2006
Global policy advocacy in 2006 18 December 2007

For the APC policy programme, 2006 was a year of transition. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process reached its zenith in Tunis in November 2005. In its aftermath, it was necessary to review the policy terrain and see what dynamics were coming into play.