ICT for development

Montreal-based action and communication network becomes APC member
Montreal-based action and communication network becomes APC member 05 February 2004 APCNews

Alternatives –the Action and Communication Network for International Development- joined APC in November 2003. Alternatives is based in Montreal, Canada, and works on a regional, national and international level with non-governmental organisations defending the interests of vulnerable populations; specifically, labourers, women and young people constructing a more environmentally conscious, humane and democratic society. “All our work is based on the belief that a strong civil society, ...

Farmers and local government in rural Peru use free APC software
Farmers and local government in rural Peru use free APC software 29 January 2004 APCNews

In late 2003, CEPES, one of APC’s newest members, trained participants in a rural-urban information service to set up a portal and exchange agricultural information from six telecentres in remote rural locations in the northern Peruvian sierras. A replication of the course is being organised for staff at the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture’s offices in the same region. The technol...

Back to the future
Back to the future 11 December 2003 IPS

After postponing the decision on management of the internet, WSIS negotiators have put the digital fund on hold. Will the idea for a digital fund end its life gathering dust on a bureaucrat’s shelf? That’s the question many delegates must be asking themselves after Tuesday’s press conference detailing the outcome of talks on the matter. Follow this link to read more >>

South Korea ICT activists launch online guide to human rights in the information society
South Korea ICT activists launch online guide to human rights in the information society 11 December 2003 JinboNet

Korean Progressive Network ‘Jinbonet’ launched an online guide to Human rights in the Information society on December 10th, 2003, the 55th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jinbonet said in its introduction page that "In the Information Society, human rights should be protected." The human rights is threatened in the information society. The governmen...

Back to the future
Back to the future 11 December 2003 IPS

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