MONTREAL (FD for APCNews) - APC welcomes its new Cambodian
member, Open Institute. “We see ourselves as facilitators,”
explained Chim Manavy, executive director of the start-up
NGO. “We facilitate communication, knowledge-sharing and
gender equity through the strategic use of ICT and of the
Khmer language”. What this means on the ground, is easy
to understand when one takes a look at the track record
of OI’s colleagues.
MINSK (Pavel P Antonov for APCNews) - Zelyonaya Set is
an environmental NGO based in Belarus. APCNews interviewd
one of the organisation's activistis, Irina Sukhy, on the
challenges that civil society is facing is that part of
the planet. Read how, against the backdrop of censorship
and limitation attempts, e-networking has become a powerful
MONTEVIDEO (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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