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International and Regional Organizations
Networking and Information Technology Observatory
SDNP Networking and Information Technology (NIT) Observatory keeps an eye on related critical issues for developing countries.
UN Information and Communication Technologies Task Force (ICT -TF)
Youth for Technology Foundation
The mission of YTF is to bridge the digital canyon and create self-sustaining Nigerian communities through the establishment of digital villages in rural communities. YTF's focus is on training and providing technology resources to youth (focus on the girl child), rural men and women in an effort to reduce poverty, empower people and create jobs.
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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.
Fatema Mernissi web-site about new information technology's (IT) impact, focused on local research on the strategic information-fueled rise of civil society in the Moslem world. Morocco.
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.

Selected news
Rio+20: An Inside View on the Tough Fight Over Means of Implementation (Finance and Technology)
Mon Jul 09 2012 - Source: South Centre
Although the developing countries, like the developed countries too, accepted the final draft of the outcome document prepared by Brazil, they were in fact very disappointed with the lack of ambition in the section on the means of implementation, with some rightly calling it a step backwards.
Using mobile phone telephony for activism in Africa
Mon Jul 05 2010 - Source: AWID
"SMS Uprising: Mobile Activism in Africa" is a book that interrogates the use of mobile phone telephony for activism in Africa. The book’s editor, Sokari Ekine, gave her perspective in an interview with AWID.
5th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training
Fri Mar 26 2010 - Source: e-Learning Africa
The 5th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training will take place from 26–28 May 2010 in Lusaka, Zambia.

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 World Summit on the Information Society - WSIS  

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