ICT policy

Global Information Society Watch 2007

By APC/ITeM (January 2007, APC/ITeM )

Global Information Society Watch (GISW) monitors the implementation and follow-up of key international agreements about ICT policies and their relationship to development, including WSIS and other information and communication policy processes at international, regional and national level. This first report in the GISWatch series focuses on Participation.

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Frequently asked questions about multi-stakeholder partnerships in ICTs for development

By Lishan Adam, Tina James and Alice Munyua Wanjira (September 2007, APC )

Publication on multi-stakeholder partnerships in ICTs for develpment

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APC statement - ICASA hearings on draft essential facilities regulations

JOHANNESBURG 7 March 2008 (APCNews)

The APC stated its whole-hearted support of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the drafting of regulations prescribing a list of essential facilities for electronic communications which will create conditions of open access on a non-discriminatory basis to undersea-based submarine cables. APC also called on ICASA to take immediate action to counter anti-competitive behaviour of Telkom, the dominant fixed line operator. Read the full statement.

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OSIWA High level planning meeting on Convergence and Regional Regulation: Capacity Building and Advocacy

Date and time: 
Apr 21 2008 - Apr 22 2008

Venue

Country: 
Ghana
Related projects: 
Africa ICT Policy Monitor

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
Ben Akoh, OSIWA
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Location: 
Accra

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

Date and time: 
Feb 4 2008 - Feb 5 2008

Venue

Country: 
El Salvador

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development

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

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Location: 
San Salvador

eLAC 2007 Ministerial Conference

Date and time: 
Feb 6 2008 - Feb 8 2008

Venue

Country: 
El Salvador

Organisers

Other- name of organisation: 
ECLAC

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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kaca: Extended profile and contact details

Job title
Gender and ICT policy monitor coordinator
Bio
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.

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