World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

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Who pays for the Information Society: Challenges and Issues on financing the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,526 views
The book is an in-depth look at the issues surrounding financial mechanisms to achieve universal access. While the book does not focus on gender, specifically, it contributes to the knowledge base necessary for effective advocacy in ICT policy processes.

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The "Seven Musts": Priority Issues for Gender Equality in the WSIS Process

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,896 views
This document outlines fundamental principles that the WSIS process should embrace in its reflections on information societies.

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NGO Gender Strategies Working Group Comments to the Draft Declaration

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,341 views
Provides language for the draft declaration and insights for the incorporation of gender in information societies.

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Call to Governments (WSIS Intersessional, July 15-18, 2003, Paris)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,408 views
The NGO Gender Strategies Working Group, which includes the APC WNSP, issued this Call to Governments given their grave concerns regarding the complete lack of attention to gender issues in the WSIS declaration and process.

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APCWNSP Policy Guide for Gender and ICTs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,841 views
The document outlines 10 fundamental principles in ICT policy in order to engender IT.

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Involving Civil Society in ICT Policy: the World Summit on the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,141 views
The book highlights issues that need to be taken into consideration in the formation of ICT policies and regulations, particularly around the WSIS process. The chapter on gender and ICT policy draws attention to the various issues to be taken into account in engendering ICT policy.

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The World Summit on the Information Society: Creating Your Own National Gender Programme: a Practical Guide

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,298 views
The guidebook provides a background on the WSIS and outlines the case for gender equality in the information society.

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Gender Equality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 3,687 views
E-discussion on the impact of ICT on gender relations and the ways ICT can be used to overcome gender inequalities. sharing ideas, opinions, concerns, and lessons learned with development practitioners, policy makers, and academics.

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Putting gender on the agenda of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,794 views
The Powerpoint presentation details the various stages of the WSIS process.

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Alternative Civil Society Declaration: Shaping Information Societies for Human Needs

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 04:24 | 2,439 views
The Declaration was presented as an alternative to the official Declaration at the WSIS in Geneva.