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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 rights, women’s empowerment, governability, democracy and public participation, sustainable devel...

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. Jinbonet is also an advocate for human rights in the information society, especially the rights to commu...

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...

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 amon...

PROTEGE QV
PROTEGE QV 04 March 2008

PROTEGE QV, which stands for "Promotion of Technologies that Guarantee Environment and Quality of Life" in French, is a Cameroonian non-governmental organisation created in 1995. It aims to promote individual and collective initiatives to promote rural development, protect the environment and improve the well-being of communities. PROTEGE QV believes in the power of ICT to provide equ...

AZUR Développement
AZUR Développement 04 March 2008

AZUR Développement’s mission is to provide leadership in the sociocultural and economic development of the Republic of Congo and of Africa in general. As a non-political, non-profit organisation, AZUR Développement works in the following areas: promoting art and culture; promoting women's empowerment and sustainable development; bringing comprehensive assistance to disadvantaged and vulnera...

Fundación Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes (EsLaRed)
Fundación Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes (EsLaRed) 03 March 2008

Although EsLaRed was legally registered in November 1999 as an independent organisation, it has carried out training and dissemination activities on ICTs since 1992 through Universidad de los Andes. Based in Merida, Venezuela, EsLaRed is a non-profit, private, academic institution dedicated to the development and promotion of research and dissemination of information and communications technolo...

BlueLink Information Network
BlueLink Information Network 03 March 2008

BlueLink is a virtual network offering a broad variety of internet-based services for all those interested in issues related to the environment, natural resources and sustainable development in Bulgaria. It is a place to post and obtain information about domestic and international environmental news, events, campaigns, activities and projects, as well as a forum to communicate and exchange...

Computer Aid International
Computer Aid International 03 March 2008

Computer Aid International is a UK-based charity and social enterprise that works with ICT to alleviate poverty and overcome discrimination and disadvantage. It receives large numbers of donated computers and other ICT equipment which is refurbished and provided to local in-country partners and projects. Some 300,000 computers have been provided in over 100 countries. Computer Aid promotes...

EngageMedia
EngageMedia 23 February 2008

EngageMedia is a media, technology and culture organisation focused on the strategic use of video to address critical social and environmental issues in the Asia-Pacific region. It works with independent film-makers, video activists, technologists, campaigners and social movements to generate wider audiences for their vital messages and move people to action. EngageMedia aims to demystify ...

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