Launch Seminar - Latin America and Caribbean Regional Network of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development

San Salvador, 29 January 2008

A seminar organized by the Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA GAID), the Inter- American Development Bank, the IDRC-ICA and ECLAC, will take place from 4-5 February in San Salvador, preceding the II Ministerial Conference on the Information Society eLAC2007. The seminar will gather ICT-for-development experts to elaborate concrete proposals to present at the II Ministerial Conference, in the areas of ICT and poverty eradication, health, education, youth employment, and e-government for improved accountability. The event will also feature the launch of the GAID Latin American and Caribbean Regional Network.

APC has been invited to participate in different events organised by GAID globally and has also been invited to participate in the launch of the LAC chapter of the initiative. APC will be represented by Pablo Accuosto, from its member in Uruguay ITeM.