World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

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In the spotlight: gender experiences and ICTs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,471 views
This study presents the current status of Gender and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) based on the survey of related projects, research and actions from the standpoint of various social stakeholders: state, private sector, academia and the civil society. This work focuses on the application of the gender perspective – whether explicit or not.

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Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,675 views
This document is intended to describe the funding strategies of the Information Society (IS) that are currently under discussion at the preliminary meetings of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) – Second Phase, which will be held in November 2005 and, from a gender perspective, to tie them into the commitments undertaken through the Goals of the Millennium, the Beijing Action...

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Seoul-Gyeonggi Declaration on the Equal Participation of Women in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,489 views
This declaration is produced by gender and ICT advocates who met separately after the Women's World Conference 2005, at Sookmyung Women's University to discuss gender and ICT issues at the World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS 2005) that produced the Seoul-Gyeonggi Declaration.

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Rio de Janeiro Commitment

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,756 views
Document produced during the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the Second Phase of the World Summit on the Information Society.

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Civil society organizations intervention in the first day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,934 views
The representatives of civil society organizations, networks and social movements present in the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society - that happened in Rio de Janeiro, in June, 2005 - presented their views in the official plenary session during the first day of the meeting, urging...

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Civil society organizations intervention in the last day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,805 views
In the statement presented by civil society organizations in the last day of the Regional Preparatory Ministerial Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean in Rio, it was stressed that "the three pillars of the construction of information societies are not the telecommunications, the equipments and the softwares, but, instead, the info-ethics, the digital education (with a vision of its...

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Declaration of NGOs, women networks and feminists of Latin America and of the WSIS Gender Caucus

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,988 views
Declaration presented by NGOs, women networks and feminists of Latin America and of the WSIS Gender Caucus during the WSIS Rio Preparatory Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean organized in Rio de Janeiro, in June 2005.

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Comments by S. Huyer to WGIG on Draft Working Papers Identifying Issues for Internet Governance

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 3,036 views
Comments submitted on the 'draft working papers' prepared by the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG) members, and discussed at the meeting in Geneva in February, 2005.

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UN ICT Task Force - Plan of Action

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,743 views
The Plan of Action adopted in 2001 recognizes the potential of ICTs to contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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The World Summit in Reflection

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:32 | 2,267 views
The space offers a platform for substantive reflection and debate on the WSIS process, outcomes, and purposes.