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Implementing the World Summit on the Information Society Action Lines in Africa: Analysis of Country Reports

Monday 17 May 2010

This publication was prepared within the framework of the African Information Society Initiative (AISI) as part of the work programme of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in implementing the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) through its Information and Communications Technology and Science and Technology Division (ISTD). The report was prepared, under the overall guidance of Aida Opoku-Mensah, by Makane Faye and Abebe Chekol, with support (...)



3rd international conference on “ICT for Language Learning” (ICT4LL2010)

Sunday 16 May 2010

The 3rd edition of the “ICT for Language Learning”conference has the aim to promote and share good practice and transnational cooperation in the field of the application of ICT to language learning and training.
The conference is also an excellent opportunity for the presentation of previous and current language learning projects funded by the European Commission and by other sources.
Place : Florence, Italy
Dates : 11th - 12th of November, 2010
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Exploring the gender impact of the World Links program

Thursday 13 May 2010

World Links commissioned a gender assessment study in 2001 aimed at determining if and how the program is impacting girls and boys differently. The research was conducted by Dr. Coumba Mar Gadio and focused on male and female students in four African countries: Senegal, Mauritania, Uganda and Ghana. http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/library/36017/gender_study_afr_2001.pdf



Interactive session on ICT and Persons with Disabilities at WSIS Forum 2010

Wednesday 12 May 2010

UNESCO, in partnership with the Sindbad Mediterranean without Disabilities, organized an interactive session on Information and Communication Technologies and Persons with Disabilities on 11 May 2010 at WSIS Forum 2010 in Geneva (Switzerland). The session presented a number of good practices in the use of ICT to facilitate social inclusion of persons with disabilities.
One of the session’s sub-themes was teleworking, which is a flexible work practice that takes place at (...)



UNESCO holds session on Gender and ICT at WSIS Forum 2010

Monday 10 May 2010

The UNESCO interactive session on Gender and ICT is taking place today at the WSIS Forum 2010 in Geneva, Switzerland. Organized in the framework of UNESCO’s commitment to promote women’s empowerment, the session will measure the progress made in gender equality since 2005.UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, made gender equality one of the principal priorities of her mandate, which also reflects the Organization’s commitment to gender issues outlined in its Medium-Term (...)



New broadband network for Africa approved

Thursday 6 May 2010

[DURBAN] Funding for the first phase of an initiative to connect African research centres and link them to an existing European network has been approved by the European Commission.
The approval follows a report that identified sufficient IT infrastructure in Africa to support the AfricaConnect Initiative, which aims to improve research collaborations and access to information.
The report, released last month (March 22), is based on a one-year Feasibility Study for African–European (...)



Information and communications technology and gender equality: new opportunities and challenges for public administration to implement the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals

Monday 3 May 2010

Many women are alienated from the outreach of governance structures for reasons that include mobility, level of education, and access to infrastructure and resources. But the most important reason is discrimination and exclusions owing to societal norms and attitudes regarding the role of women. Redressing this marginalization is the aim of millennium development goal 3 — gender equality and the empowerment of women, which promotes in particular their inclusion in economic, social and (...)



Internet : Morocco recorded a 18% increase in number of Internet users according to a recent study

Sunday 2 May 2010

Morocco has recorded in 2009 increased rate of 18% in number of Internet users, which is the 2nd place in the Arab world, according to a recent study by Google’s global society.
Egypt occupies the first place in terms of number of users of the Internet, with an increase of 20%, followed by Morocco and Saudi Arabia which made up to 17%, the study adds.
The number of Internet users in the Arab world increased from 16 million in 2004 to 56,000,000 in 2010, an increase of 228%, while the (...)



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