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Training journalists and activists in ex-Yugoslavia to get the most out of internet MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay 25 December 2004 By APCNews

In November 2004, twenty young journalists and civil society representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia and Montenegro learned how to use internet as a tool for organising civil society social movements.

Expert Group Meeting on Up-scaling ICT for Poverty Reduction MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay 25 December 2004 By APCNews

MS Swaminathan Research Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation called an expert group meeting on “Up-scaling ICT for Poverty Reduction”. The event was held in Chennai, India, from 17–19 November 2004. APC Women’s Networking Support Programme (WNSP) Asia Pacific C...

Interrogating Communication Rights - Philippines holds validation workshop
Interrogating Communication Rights - Philippines holds validation workshop 25 December 2004 By FMA

After months of research, the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) – APC member in the Philippines- convened a validation workshop to discuss the findings of its ongoing Philippine Communication Rights Report last October 6, 2004 at the Institute of Social Order, Ateneo de Manila University (AD...

What Bytes for All has been discussing in November 2004?
What Bytes for All has been discussing in November 2004? 25 December 2004 By Bytes for All

APC’s newest member, Bytes for All, is an online citizen’s network that connects the people of South Asia on the issues of information and communication technologies (ICT) and development. Bytes for All produces a summary of previous month’s hottest discussion topics on the network. APCNew...

Wi-fi web reaches farmers in Peru
Wi-fi web reaches farmers in Peru 16 December 2004 By APCNews

A network of community computer centres, linked by wireless technology, is providing a helping hand for poor farmers in Peru. The initiative is being coordinated by APC member in Peru, Cepes. The BBC Online reports.

APC’s Latest Annual Report: 2003 - The year technology policy became social policy
APC’s Latest Annual Report: 2003 - The year technology policy became social policy 07 December 2004 By APCNews

APC’S latest annual report includes APC’s advocacy work for WSIS and other major highlights as well as achievements from APC members on five continents building of a better world for all through technology. Find out more about it and then download the full report!

"Jambo, OpenOffice!" Launch of Swahili Free and Open Source  Software
"Jambo, OpenOffice!" Launch of Swahili Free and Open Source Software 06 December 2004

Alberto Escudero longtime APC collaborator is localising OpenOffice.org and other open software to Swahili, the lingua franca of East Africa, spoken by almost 100 million people. The software has just been released.

Tell me more about RSS
Tell me more about RSS 30 November 2004 By 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 a...

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