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APC content planning workshop
APC content planning workshop 04 March 2008

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Community Education Computer Society (CECS)
Community Education Computer Society (CECS) 04 March 2008

CECS is the oldest computer training non-governmental organisation in South Africa, established in April 1985 for the technological empowerment of the historically disadvantaged. CECS establishes and maintains non-profit computer training facilities to service community information and communications technology (ICT) developmental needs, by building computer skills and capacity, especially among the historically disadvantaged, as well as engaging in policy making and research. The objectives ...

APC board and staff meeting 2008
APC board and staff meeting 2008 25 January 2008

Day by Day Schedule 31 Jan or morning of 1 Feb: Arrive Johannesburg if only attending staff meeting 1 Feb: Depart to Ithala Executive Board and Staff meetings Feb 2nd to 4th 2 Feb: EB meeting with parallel Programme meetings 3 Feb: First session of APC action planning 2008-12 with staff and board 4 Feb: APC action planning 2008-12 with staff and board (EB and staff work together until 2pm, EB a...

Staff meeting 2008 - Pre meetings
Staff meeting 2008 - Pre meetings 23 January 2008

Previous to the staff meeting severel other meetings are organised for teams and partners to work together face to face. Day by day schedule 29 Jan to 31 Jan: Information content planning meeting (Adolfo) 29 Jan: Arrive Joburg if participating in WNSP feminist tech camp meeting 29-30 Jan: CICEWA planning meeting (willie) 30-31 Jan: WNSP Feminist Tech Camp meeting (jenny) 30 Jan: Arrive Joburg i...

Women'sNet
Women'sNet 06 November 2007

Women’sNet works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). It provides training and promotes content that supports women, girls, and women’s and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use. Recognising that ICTs are a gendered tool, Women’sNet seeks to address gen...

New policy issue paper: The importance of convergence in the ICT policy environment
New policy issue paper: The importance of convergence in the ICT policy environment 05 October 2006 Kate Wild

This paper, by Kate Wild, was commissioned by the APC as part of the Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA) initiative. It looks at the meaning and importance of convergence and considers some of the challenges to implementing it, along with strategies for overcoming them. It also provides a global perspective on regulating convergence and broadband from ITU and then looks at experiences i...

New policy issue paper: Lowering the costs of international bandwidth in Africa
New policy issue paper: Lowering the costs of international bandwidth in Africa 05 October 2006 Mike Jensen

This paper was commissioned by the APC as part of the Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa initiative and to contribute to APC’s efforts to promote open access to ICT infrastructure in Africa. According to the author, Mike Jensen, a variety of factors is responsible for the lack of acess to bandwith in Africa, but the biggest cause is the high cost of international connections to the globa...

GRACE project: State of the research
GRACE project: State of the research 06 June 2006 Ineke Buskens

GRACE NETWORK The Gender Research in Africa into ICTs for Empowerment (GRACE) project was initiated in 2005 involving 14 research teams in 12 countries to find answers to questions like these. This stimulated the formation of an African network of gender and ICT researchers. In March 2008 the GRACE project entered a second phase, continuing to involve the network of the research teams in Afric...

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