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.
- Job title
- Gender and ICT policy monitor coordinator
- Katcha is specialised in women’s rights and ICT policy. She is chief editor of the GenderIT.org website. She lives in the Czech Republic.
From August 2005 until April 2006, an evaluation of APC’s information and communication technology (ICT) policy involvement from 2002 to mid-2005 was carried out by an independent consultant. “The overall conclusion from this evaluation has to be that APC is an energetic, active, committed organisation that has achieved a lot with limited staff and resources. [.. and] APC is highly respected. This respect comes from a range of different players and extends over technical, advocacy, and political aspects of its work”, but, says the writer, “Perhaps the overwhelming message is to aim lower”.