ICT policy

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) 03 June 2008

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested in information and communications technology (ICT) policy and regulation. It was established in 2003 as part of APC's project on Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA). The network seeks to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT-enabled growth and development. The philosophy behind KICTANet’s formation was based on the approach of e...

Bangladesh Friendship Education Society
Bangladesh Friendship Education Society 06 March 2008

Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES) is a non-governmental development organisation based in Bangladesh. It was established in 1993 with a view to support education projects in rural areas. The founders work in the fields of education and development.  

Bytesforall Bangladesh
Bytesforall Bangladesh 06 March 2008

Bytesforall is a networked space for citizens in South Asia. It experiments, highlights and organises debate on the relevance of ICT to development activities. Bytesforall has more than 2,000 subscribers and 10 admin members who run the network. Bytesforall does not have any formal structure, yet the organisation undertakes different projects through its members' personal capacity, contrib...

Colnodo
Colnodo 05 March 2008

Colnodo is an association of non-profit non-governmental organisations founded in 1994. Its goal is to facilitate communication and the exchange of information and experiences among Colombian social organisations at the local, national and international level through low-cost electronic networks. In pursuing this goal, Colnodo has developed programmes that place priority on issues such as human...

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet
Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet 05 March 2008

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1998 in South Korea. "Jinbo" means "progressive" in Korean. Jinbonet aims to support the growth of civil society activity and communication by providing network services such as web hosting, email, blogs and mailing lists to civil society organisations, trade unions, individuals and progressive projects. Jinb...

Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) 04 March 2008

Since its inception in 2004, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has positioned itself as the leading centre for research and analysis of information aimed at enabling policy makers in east and southern Africa to understand international ICT policy issues. Its overall goals are to develop the capacity of African stakeholders to contribute effective...

Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT)
Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) 04 March 2008

The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) was founded in 1987. Over the past 30 years, it has developed into a dynamic civil society organisation with a history closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Africa during its transition to democracy. SANGONeT is still one of very few non-governmental organisations in Africa involved in the field of information an...

Institute for Global Communications
Institute for Global Communications 03 March 2008

Beginning in 1987, the Institute for Global Communications (IGC) played a formative role in bringing advanced communications technologies to grassroots organisations worldwide working for peace, human rights, environmental sustainability, women’s rights, conflict resolution and worker rights. Its flagship global computer networks — PeaceNet, EcoNet, WomensNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet and Anti...

One World Platform
One World Platform 29 January 2008

One World Platform started as One World Platform for Southeast Europe (OWPSEE) in 2005 as an online media platform that provided material in four languages, and worked as an active and efficient Southeast European online community unified in efforts to promote faster democratic developments and positive change within civil societies of the region, through interactive platforms and cooperation (...

Nodo TAU
Nodo TAU 24 January 2008

Nodo TAU is a non-profit civil society association made up by information and communications professionals, educators and social activists. Its aim is to facilitate access to new information technologies for community organisations in the region (including neighbourhood groups, church-based, gender-rights, environmental and grassroots organisations, cooperatives, schools and community centres) ...

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