Latin America & the Caribbean

Mexico: Statement from the international mission on attacks against journalists and media

Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City, April 25, 2008 — Mexico has become the most dangerous country for journalists in the Americas.

Mobile phones and poverty reduction: Can this shortcut work in Latin America?

MONTEVIDEO 2 April 2008 (Natalia Uval for APCNews)

Mobile phones can be the way into the information society for lower income people and less developed regions. Some structural factors help: mobile phones do not require either electricity or special training and the costs of connectivity are much lower than those of landline telephones.

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What Latin Americans understand as internet governance

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL 14 February 2008 (Pablo Accuosto and Valeria Betancourt)

Through an initiative of the Information Network for Civil Society (RITS), Latin American and Caribbean actors met in Rio de Janeiro in November 2007. Why in Rio and what for? To exchange ideas on the issues that were debated at the second Internet Governance Forum. Read the main pointers.

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

Location: 
San Salvador
Date and time: 
Feb 4 2008 (All day) - Feb 5 2008 (All day)

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- Amer

eLAC 2007 Ministerial Conference

Date and time: 
Feb 6 2008 (All day) - Feb 8 2008 (All day)

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.

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