Strategic use of the internet

Tell me more about RSS
Tell me more about RSS 30 November 2004 APCNews

Using RSS technology, it’s now possible to get news headlines from APC and APC member websites direct to your desktop. News feeds available cover a rich variety of civil society concerns –from the environment in Bulgaria, to human rights in Spain, to peace campaigning in the USA, to monitoring aid agencies in Australia. Find out more about the news feeds available at http://www.apc.org/english/news/rss. —- —- —- —- —- —- —- —- —...

Cooperation improves information-sharing in Peru’s rural communities
Cooperation improves information-sharing in Peru’s rural communities 29 November 2004 APCNews

Together with a collective of twenty organisations and networks working to protect Peru’s wildlife and flora, the Peruvian Center for Social Studies (CEPES) developed the Peruvian Environmental Portal. The portal systematises information to really take advantage of the information available and improve dissemination. More than 200 organisations, working in eight remote valley regions, have formed an alliance to use a webspace (Portal Gestión Social del Agua y el Ambiente en Cuencas) to...

Youth network in Colombian capital puts young people in touch with their communities
Youth network in Colombian capital puts young people in touch with their communities 30 September 2004 Colnodo

The Youth Communication and Information Network (RIJ) is a young people’s communication and information network that operates in three Bogotá neighbourhoods (Bosa, Suba and San Cristobal). It is the result of a project implemented by COLNODO in alliance with the Fundación Teatral Kerigma (Kerigma Theatrical Foundation) and the AVP Foundation under the auspices of the Programa Presidencial...

Local communities in Australia relive history and organise online
Local communities in Australia relive history and organise online 30 August 2004 c2o

APC member c2o and Toy Satellite are very proud to announce the entire rebuild of the Rowville-Lysterfield History Project (RLHP). RLHP is an archive of photos and stories told by the eldest members of the Rowville-Lysterfield community (Victoria, Australia) of their memories of the oldest people they remember when they were children. It is a rich telling of anecdotal histories that would ot...

Soul Beat Africa - Communication for Change
Soul Beat Africa - Communication for Change 30 July 2004 SANGONeT

Soul Beat Africa is looking for information about how individuals and organisations are using communication for change and development in Africa. Across the continent, countless activities are being undertaken to address diverse social issues through communication. Some seek to address the digital divide, others to inform and educate on issues such as HIV/AIDS,rights, economic development, or ...

The Thethas go to the provinces in South Africa
The Thethas go to the provinces in South Africa 29 June 2004 SANGONeT

In March 2003 the Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) launched Thetha – the SANGONeT ICT Discussion Forum. This initiative aims to provide civil society organisations (CSOs) with an opportunity to discuss information communication technology (ICT) issues of common concern and to learn from one another’s experiences. The forums focus specifically on the ICT challenges facing the...

First anniversary for Brazilian civil society portal
First anniversary for Brazilian civil society portal 28 April 2004 RITS

‘Citizens Online’ (Cidadania na Internet), a Brazilian civil society information-sharing portal, celebrated one-year online on March 27. A multi-institution project managed by APC member in Brazil, RITS, ‘Citizens online’ started out life with twenty organisations on board. One year later, sixty people and groups work together daily to produce information to strengthen ...

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