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Europe votes on anti-piracy laws
Europe votes on anti-piracy laws 08 July 2008 BBC

Europeans suspected of putting movies and music on file-sharing networks could be thrown off the web under proposals before Brussels.

European-wide, open-ended, multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange on fostering security, privacy and openness on the Internet
European-wide, open-ended, multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange on fostering security, privacy and openness on the Internet 24 June 2008

European-wide, open-ended, multi-stakeholder dialogue and exchange on the main thematic discussions and workshop proposals for the IGF, in particular on fostering security, privacy and openness on the Internet.

Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev)
Knowledge Management for Development (KM4Dev) 19 May 2008

As with previous KM4Dev meetings, we want to use the opportunity of KM4Dev participants – new and old – getting together to discuss real issues with which we are dealing in our ongoing work. In other words, KM4Dev 2008 is meant to bring us together for collective thinking about a range of key challenges, solutions, experiments, and ideas with a view to helping each of us go back to ...

GEM II: Thematic Adaptation Workshop on Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy-Entry Points and Processes
GEM II: Thematic Adaptation Workshop on Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy-Entry Points and Processes 13 April 2008

This workshop will focus on gender evaluation for national ICT projects from around the world, by adapting the APC Women’s Networking Support Programme’s Gender Evaluation Methodology for Internet and ICTs developed in 2002. In this second stage of GEM the methodology will be specifically adapted in four areas: localisation, national and ICT policy advocacy, rural ICT4D, and telecentres.

Battlefield internet: Belarusian civil society active despite censorship
Battlefield internet: Belarusian civil society active despite censorship 02 April 2008 Pavel P Antonov

Zelyonaya Set’s headquarters are no different from any other non governmental organisation (NGO) office in Central and Eastern Europe. Still, something is a little different here, where an online network for environmental groups is being set-up for Belarus.

Strawberrynet Foundation
Strawberrynet Foundation 19 March 2008

StrawberryNet is an NGO network promoting the protection of the environment, sustainable development, democracy and human rights in Romania, using electronic telecommunication. It is organised as a self-coordination body of NGOs providing or using information and communication services. StrawberryNet’s legal status is that of a foundation. Strawberrynet can offer advanced communication servic...

CANCELLED: Central European Workshop on Low-cost Wireless Broadband Internet Access in Rural and Remote Areas
CANCELLED: Central European Workshop on Low-cost Wireless Broadband Internet Access in Rural and Remote Areas 03 March 2008

Event cancelled! Aims of the Workshop This not-for-profit workshop will bring together experts from academia, government and industry. Its ultimate aim is to facilitate and accelerate inclusion of 100-million people living in rural communities into Global Information Society and global market through better use of available resources and harmonization of national regulations to avoid digital di...

Wireless training meeting
Wireless training meeting 03 March 2008

The meeting focused on discussing possible collaborative development of standardized training materials and curricula.

BlueLink Information Network
BlueLink Information Network 03 March 2008

BlueLink is a virtual network offering a broad variety of internet-based services for all those interested in issues related to the environment, natural resources and sustainable development in Bulgaria. It is a place to post and obtain information about domestic and international environmental news, events, campaigns, activities and projects, as well as a forum to communicate and exchange...

Computer Aid International
Computer Aid International 03 March 2008

Computer Aid International is a UK-based charity and social enterprise that works with ICT to alleviate poverty and overcome discrimination and disadvantage. It receives large numbers of donated computers and other ICT equipment which is refurbished and provided to local in-country partners and projects. Some 300,000 computers have been provided in over 100 countries. Computer Aid promotes...

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