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Internet governance and the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 06 December 2007 Adam Peake

The purpose of this paper is to describe our current understanding of the debate about internet governance in WSIS, and to examine the main policy issues that are being considered in that discussion. It also suggests opportunities for developing nation stakeholders to contribute to the processes ...

The role of information and communication technologies in the development of African women 06 December 2007 Jennifer Radloff, Natasha Primo and Alice Munyua

This paper sets out to look at the question to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in relation to women’s development in Africa. The emphasis is on current issues and the paper highlights key issues and challenges faced by women in Africa and to a smaller extent, globally. The...

Two women lobby for communications rights
Two women lobby for communications rights 06 December 2007 Dafne Plou

Mainstreaming ICTs: Africa lives the information society.
Mainstreaming ICTs: Africa lives the information society. 06 December 2007 Women'sNet and OSISA

This handbook for development practitioners offers 10 case studies from southern Africa in an attempt to bridge policy and practice in the use of ICTs to confront issues of gender inequalities, schools with limited resources, and harsh environmental realities. It also features five toolkits to h...

Civil Society in WSIS: A rite of passage
Civil Society in WSIS: A rite of passage 06 December 2007 Karen Banks

Any world summit is challenging to design and to organize: the World Summit on the Information Society exceptionally so. This book describes, through the voices of some of its major actors, essential parts of the complex undertaking of the WSIS, from conception to realization. The work of many pa...

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