Latin America & the Caribbean

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Regional Platform of Electronic Residues in Latin America and the Caribbean

The objectives of this regional platform are adequate management and the correct final treatment of e-waste generated in the region. The methodologies which which the regional platform operates are applied research and capacity building.

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New deadline for subissions to “Agriculture, Rural Development and Youth in the Information Society” (ARDYIS) contest

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), in collaboration with FARA, Yam-Pukri, CAFAN, AYF, ANAFE, PAFPNET, has recently launched an essay writing contest on “Youth and ICTs in Agriculture and Rural Development”. The deadline to apply is extended to 15 August 2010.

Brazilian women advance in the process of technological dominion


“Liberation from fear and bad attitude in relation to ICTs – information and communication technologies”, “a unique opportunity for empowerment seeking to overcome technological limitations”, “conviction that the amplification of horizons with regards to internet use is not a monster”, “the certainty that the internet will provide better service for the networks for protection of w

Regional Internet Governance Forum in Ecuador: Registration and financial assistance

QUITO 11 June 2010 (APC)

Registration for the third Latin American and the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum is now open. The event will take place from 3-5 August in Quito, Ecuador. There will be financial assistance for representatives of organisations active in internet issues from LAC.

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Feminist Tech Exchange in Uruguay

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Oct 12 2010 - Oct 15 2010


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Feminist Tech Exchange



This activity is co-organised with Cotidiano Mujer and Young Feminists’Network in the South Cone

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Posada al Sur, Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

Third regional Latin American and the Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

MONTEVIDEO 25 May 2010 (APC)

APC, the NUPEF Institute, and the Regional Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC) are pleased to announce the Third Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which will take place on 3-5 August 2010 in the city of Quito, Ecuador.

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A different type of internet traffic - violence against women and the internet in Mexico


Tere said the first case was five years ago. A nine-year-old girl who via chat made friends with another girl, both of them crazy for Cowco stickers. One day they planned to meet after school to exchange stampitas. But her new cyber friend didn´t show up, rather she was met by the big brother. Doused with chloroform and kidnapped.

Feminist Tech Xchange - Mexico

Date and time: 
Jul 26 2010 - Jul 28 2010




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La Neta

ACTA - anyone making a fuss in your country?


So, is anybody up in a huff about ACTA in your country? Nice that at least netcitizen protest (amongst other activism) encouraged it going public.

Feminist Tech Xchange - Brazil

Date and time: 
May 22 2010 - May 23 2010



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