Environment & ICTs

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Date and time: 
Oct 30 2007

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Uruguay

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay

e-Governance in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal

Blog for creating awareness in community, government bureaucracy and all concerned about ICT, e-Governance, citizen services, poverty alleviation through ICT and contribute empowering society into knowledge based society

ICT Update Magazine Issue 35 - Coping with climate change

Netherlands

Leigh Phillips here, editor with ICT Update Magazine, (http://ictupdate.cta.

UN agencies and industry launch network on e-waste

GOA, INDIA 7 March 2007 (FN for PCNews)

Several United Nations agencies, partners and technology companies are setting up a consortium aimed at extending the life of computers and other electronic equipment, reducing pollution and improving the salvage, which is turning into a growing problem worldwide.

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E-waste: Impacts, challenges and the role of civil society

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 28 February 2007 (Katherine Walraven)

That information and communication technologies (ICTs) have a valuable role to play in building a more fair, just, and sustainable world is well established. APC is a firm believer in the power of these tools to transform lives and communities. And yet, while the benefits of expanding access to ICTs are many, there are negative impacts as well, such as the problems associated with a growing volume of e-waste.

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WSF coverage: International campaign against Coca-Cola hits WSF

NAIROBI, Kenya

The giant multinational softdrinks Coca-Cola Company is in trouble, thanks to the International Campaign to Hold Coca-Cola Accountable for destroying lives, livelihoods and communities. The campaign that was initiated in India puts pressure on the Coca-Cola Company and links human rights, environmental justice and labour rights.

Film-making farmers

Leiden, Netherlands

The latest edition of ICT Update magazine has just been published.

Environment as part of internet governance

ATHENS, Greece

I just ran into Pavel Antonov from APC-member organisation BlueLink in Bulgaria. He just flew into Athens from Riga where he was giving a training to leading Latvian state-TV and national newspaper journalists in how to report on sustainable energy. Pavel is the chair of a workshop here at the IGF in Athens. It’s called “Greening Development through ICT and Civic Engagement” and includes a brochette of five speakers. One them is Julian Casasbuenas, the director of APC-member in Colombia, Colnodo.

ICT Update Magazine Issue 33 - Urban Agriculture

Netherlands

The latest edition of ICT Update has just been published. This edition’s theme is ‘Urban Agriculture’.

E stands for environment: ICT tools to empower activists struggling to protect environment around the world

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY 22 June 2006 (Pavel Antonov for APCNews)

A working group of APC members aims to bring environment higher on the ICT policy priorities of global civil society. Information and communication technologies are a powerful tool for civil society protecting environment. But more is needed to streamline ICT work of different groups and communities, and offer them access to the ICTs they need to secure environmental sustainability, a BlueLink/APC survey shows.

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