Latin America & the Caribbean

Seven new modules on community wireless connectivity

LIMA 23 July 2008 (FD for APCNews)

As part of the TRICALCAR project a set of seven new training modules, which the WILAC network is pleased to share with its African counterpart, has been made available. The modules range from WiMax to energy for telecommunications systems, visiting VoIP, long distance wireless links and community, gender and technology on the way. There are even sustainability strategies and network planning modules.

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Costa Rican cooperative joins APC

MONTEVIDEO 14 July 2008 (AL for APCNews)

APC’s new member Sulá Batsu is a cooperative operating in Costa Rica since 2005. It sees itself as a collective workspace for social change. It’s experience spans over the sharing of knowledge, social economy and information and communication technologies. APCNews interviewed Margarita Salas of Sulá Batsú in order to grasp the challenges associated with the cooperative model, the opportunities and challenges that the internet represents in the Costa Rican context, the link between gender and technology and her perspective on what is referred to as social economy.

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Interamerican Women´s Forum Against Corruption

Date and time: 
Sep 29 2008 (All day) - Oct 1 2008 (All day)

Journalist Women´s Congress

Date and time: 
Sep 25 2008 (All day) - Sep 26 2008 (All day)

Dafne Plou, APC WNSP LAC regional coordinator, is a panelist in this congress.

4th Ibero-American Congress of Genre's Studies Virtual Stage

Location: 
online
Date and time: 
Jul 1 2008 (All day) - Jul 20 2008 (All day)

LACNIC XI and ISOC LAC meeting

Location: 
Salvador
Date and time: 
May 26 2008 (All day) - May 30 2008 (All day)

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