Source: Alertnet // Georgina Smith
Source: www.un.org28 April 2011 – Greater efforts to support girls and young women to acquire skills in information and communications technologies (ICTs) could help address… Continue
Dear members of telecentre.org,
I go to you because of the organization of the Educative Digital Inclusion International Congress of Argentina, to celebrate in Buenos Aires on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of September.
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Santiago, Chile, April 7, 2011 - On Behalf of Eurasian Telecentre Network Mark Skogen Regional Focal Point (RFP) for Eurasian Telecentre Network, Director of IREX program Tech Age Teens (TAT), and Chief of Party of IREX program Promotion of ICT in Turkmenistan (PICTT), stated its true support to…Continue
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Munday is one of the most historic village in Chakwal located 25 kilometers in east of Chakwal with old cultural values and traditions. It is a remote village with 8,000 inhabitants and no digital connectivity in a radius of 30 kilometers. Master Abdul-Rahim, a teacher by profession and resident of the same village, used to run a tuition centre in Munday. Only a few years ago, when PTA launched its Rabta Ghar Programme, Master Rahim’s tuition centre was also converted into a Rabta Ghar.…Continue
The launch of the Telecentre Women campaign in Santiago earlier this month was a smashing success. Of the many spokepeople and ambassadors, I was particularly touched by Myrna's story. The following blog post explains why.
Source: Farm Radio Weekly
Farmer Hamis Birika cycles for a full hour to reach the telecentre in Kilosa, central Tanzania. But the trip is worth it. Because of the telecentre, he can now buy inputs at a fair price, and find buyers for his produce.
Mr. Birika recalls, "Last season I was producing watermelons, but they got a disease." One of the trained assistants at the telecentre advised him how to control the disease. She helped him order the correct product from…Continue
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By Paula Carri
Unlike men, who spend a good time to leisure and recreational activities, women use the web more for practical purposes and to optimize time in their occupations. A study presented by Google Argentina shows the female face of the…Continue
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In the afternoon of the second day of the Third Telecentre Forum 2011, Chile made the panel on public access policies in various countries before a large audience at the Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral.
Paul Barera, president of…Continue
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On Friday April 8, the minister of telecommunications and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the Philippines, Ivan Uy Endrile, was moved to visit the World Vision virtual centers promoted in the…Continue
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Regarding my yesterday’s post, and the interest of some of the people, I would like to give a few more information about the workshop organized by Oman during the WSIS Forum 2011 (16-20 May 2011, Geneva).
The e.Oman strategy (which is the cyber-strategy sets up by Oman to develop their ICT sector) will be touched upon.
“The e.oman strategy addresses eGovernment as well as Digital Society issues. It aims to create an effective government-community-citizen…Continue
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Eurasia Telecentre Network made its first steps as joint structure in the framework of Get Online Week took place from February 28 through March 5 2011. The campaign was held under the patronage of Neelie Kroes Vice President of the European Commission and digital agenda commissioner. 5 countries from Eurasia Network engaged in the campaign, those were: Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Turkmenistan.
From Georgia the initiate…Continue
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Under the Third Telecentre Forum held in Chile from 5 to April 7, Dafne Sabanes Plou, APC Women's Program Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean - PARM, attended the session "Gender and digital inclusion." During his participation Dafne Sabanes noted that since the PARM are working for…Continue
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Sara Fountain Ambassador Smith used the occasion to clarify that Canada supports projects like telecenters because "we recognize the importance of telecentres, which help bridge the digital divide and contribute to alleviating poverty and…Continue
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Avando Jose Souza, ATN Director, Brazil shared the story about ATN's involvement in adapting to climate change via telecentres. "We started receiving donations of second hand computers, we receive thousands computers and we were very happy but the 1000…Continue
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