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International and Regional Organizations
The World Summit on the Information Society
The international community is organizing a World Summit on the Information Society. It will take place in two phases: in Geneva, December 2003, to be followed up in Tunis two years later.
UNESCO - Communication and Information Sector
Communication and Information in the Knowledge Society: an International Gateway provided by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).
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International NGOs and Networks
Information Resources
International NGOs and Networks
Information Resources

   Information and Communication Technologies

GL is committed with media, governance and gender justice. Working with partners at local, national, regional and international level to promote gender equality in and through the media and effective campaigns for ending gender violence, HIV and AIDS.
In 2005, a group of scholars and activists, mostly from the global South, created the Copy/South Research Group to analyse, criticise, and confront the oppressive nature of current global copyright regimes, such as those defended by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, and similar ones around the globe.
A network of over 150 civil society organizations in Nigeria comprising of civil rights, grassroots, and community-based Non-Governmental Organizations campaigning for the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill and eventual implementation when it becomes law in Nigeria.
International NGO dedicated to the dissemination of New Information and Communication Technologies (NICT) in developing countries, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean.
International Internet Community for Environment, Human Rights, Development and Peace. APC is a major CSO worldwide network in advocating for and facilitating the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by civil society.

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Selected news
Civil Society deeply concerned about roll back in democratic freedoms in South Africa
Wed Aug 11 2010 - Source: Civicus
Civil society organisations express deep apprehension at the recent attempts to strangle the media and the freedom of expression in South Africa.
Technology transforms election monitoring in Kenya
Thu Aug 05 2010 - Source: uchaguzi
Civil society organizations in Kenya have helped build an online platform that has actively monitored Kenya's constitutional referendum on August 4, 2010 via sms, titter and mail. This is a key step towards the consolidation of democracy in the country.
Take back the tech on human rights day
Thu Dec 10 2009 - Source: APC
The last day of Take Back The Tech! falls on International Human Rights Day. This acts as an important reminder that the many forms of violence against women violate our most fundamental human rights.
Communication Intellectual Property Rights Internet governance E-strategies
Telecentres ICTD within the framework of the MDGs Rural access to ICTs Universal Access Funds
The challenge of developing ICTs in Africa "Cybercrime" and human rights WTO trade agreements and ICTs Access to knowledge
UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity The right to communicate Software: Patents and copyrights Media diversity under threat
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