Publication

Bosnia and Herzegovina e-Readiness Assessment Report for 2005

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,330 views
The aim of the Report is to assess and present the current electronic readiness of BiH society. This has been done by analyzing the capacities of government organizations, educational institutions and businesses, alongside engaging with ordinary citizens as the ultimate beneficiaries of development in this field. The report has been prepared by UNDP BH, with financing and support from government…

Publication

Women Setting the IGF agenda 2006

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,507 views
Women participants at the first Internet Governance Meeting (IGF) came together and issued a statement to articulate the necessity of integrating gender in this forum for policy discussions around internet governance.

Publication

Francophone Women's Groups in Minority Situations and ICTs

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:34 | 4,361 views
“Francophone women are less likely to use the internet than Anglophone women (40.4% compared with 55.3%, respectively)" says a survey report released lately on the Womyn's Voices website. In the spring of 2002, 50 women’s groups working in minority situations in Canada were surveyed on the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The project's scope is limited, looking at…

Publication

Women in Sync: Putting Beijing Online (Toolkit 1)

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:33 | 5,386 views
Putting Beijing Online is the first volume of Women in Sync, a toolkit for women’s electronic networking drawn largely from the pioneering experiences of APCWNSP. It documents the reflections of the women (and some men) who worked onsite in Huairou and Beijing and offsite from all over the globe during the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women (UNWCW).

Publication

The Gender Digital Divide in Francophone Africa: A Harsh Reality

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 6,251 views
Women have one chance in three less than men to benefit in the African Information Society. In the “Gender Digital Divide in Francophone Africa” research on six countries (Benin, Burkina FasoBurkina Faso, Cameroon, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal) conducted by the Gender and ICT Network, connections between gender and ICTs were found to be widely unrecognised. Looking at control, content, capacities…

Publication

Statement by Florence Etta on behalf of the Telecentre Caucus and the WSIS Gender Caucus (16 Nov, 2005)

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 4,382 views
The statement of Florence E. Etta-Akinaina, the ICT Policy Project Kenya co-ordinator, calls for the support to" better policies, more funding, appropriate and efficient organisational and implementation mechanisms which will help release the transformative power of telecentres".

Publication

Interconnection costs

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 3,201 views
This paper produced by South African Mike Jensen covers increasing North-South inequities (“paying both ways”) and proposed strategies for minimising the disparities in interconnection rates, accelerating the restructuring of the communications sector, supporting the establishment of national and international internet exchange points, and building local demand for national and international…

Publication

Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 3,037 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…

Publication

Gender Equity, Telecommunication Development and the ITU

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 4,347 views
Canadian International Development Agency submission to the second ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (Malta, 1998) argues for the recognition of gender implication and the incorporation of the needs of both women and men in the telecommunication development .

Publication

Internet Governance Priorities for Asia Pacific: Summary Analysis of a Regional Survey

Posted Tue 1 Jun 2010 - 23:32 | 4,317 views
UNDP-APDIP conducted a regional survey on Internet governance is part of its efforts to carry out an Open Regional Dialogue on Internet Governance (ORDIG) in order to make Internet governance more inclusive, development-oriented and responsive to the specific needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 1200 participants from all stakeholder groups of over 30 countries in the…