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Advocacy and civil participation in the eLAC process analysis 26 November 2008 ITeM

Although WSIS was primarily an intergovernmental space for dialogue, it was considered important to include perspectives from other sectors such as civil society, in the regional processes. As such, after the evaluation of the initial phase of the process (eLAC2007) and the definition of politica...

Mid-term Assessment of APC's 2004-8 Action Plan 16 November 2008 Debbie Budlender

Unbounded possibilities: Observations on sustaining rural ICTs in Africa
Unbounded possibilities: Observations on sustaining rural ICTs in Africa 27 October 2008 Ian Howard

Getting connected thanks to Wireless This study commissioned by APC and written by wireless expert Ian Howard explores sustainable ICT and the need for wireless internet access for development (W4D). Intended to serve as a guide to members of the W4D community involved in African initiatives, How...

Frequently Asked Questions About Conducting a National WSIS Consultation Process
Frequently Asked Questions About Conducting a National WSIS Consultation Process 03 October 2008 APC

APC’s FAQ about Conducting a National WSIS Process outlines the steps to take and key components in organising a national consultation around ICT policy, in this case specifically the debates raised by the United Nations conference on the Information Society (WSIS). The ‘frequently asked ...

APC Annual Report 2007
APC Annual Report 2007 31 July 2008 APC

“APC is striving to build a more just, plural and sustainable world. One that is richer in diversity through networks facilitated by technology,” says APC’s chair Danilo Lujambio, in his introduction to the APC Annual Report 2007. In existence as a virtual community since 1990, APC’s lei...

Business models for equitable access
Business models for equitable access 25 July 2008 Muriuki Mureithi

Grassroots communities need to get their hands dirty in shaping how information and communications technologies (ICTs) affect their lives, rather than passively leaving it up to governments and big business to decide. This is the view of Kenyan-based ICT consultant Muriuki Mureithi, whose issue...

Capacity building for equitable access
Capacity building for equitable access 25 July 2008 David Souter

Policy-makers and regulators “cannot be supermen and superwomen,” says African information and communications technology (ICT) policy analyst Professor F.F. Tusubira. Instead, he says, they need to create an environment where “savvy” entrepreneurs can bring value to customers. While there...

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