IGF Consultation Meeting
A stock-taking session open to all stakeholders will be held on 13 February 2007 at the Palais des Nations, United Nations Office in Geneva. The aim of the meeting is the preparation of the second IGF meeting in Rio de Janeiro.
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AMARC at the WSF
The World Association of the Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) will take an active part in the 7th edition of the WSF with the organisation of five workshops and a radiobraodcast that will be aired on the internet.
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2006: “Bloodiest year” for journalism
The death toll of at least 155 killed and 22 accidental deaths has marked out 2006 as the bloodiest year on record for journalism worldwide.
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National gender and ICT policies in Uruguay: A call to action
Although Uruguay is quantitatively well positioned in the ranking of ICT access in Latin America, it lacks national digital inclusion policies that promote the democratisation of the economic, cultural and political opportunities that these tools offer.
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ICANN's New MoU: Old wine in a new bottle
The IGP says that the new agreement between ICANN and the US Government is a cosmetic response to public calls for a DNS governance regime free of dominance by one government and indeed, any government.
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WIPO General Assembly puts brakes on Broadcast Treaty, overrules Chairman
The lack of consensus on the decision to move forward with a Broadcast Treaty was one of the most contentious issues at this year’s General Assembly and clouded WIPO’s legitimacy as a democratic institution.
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Panel and book @ WSIS
At the Tunis World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) ITeM organised an event titled "Framing WSIS in global governance processes: Linkages and follow-up". It was held on November 17th, 2005 from 10:45 to 12:45 at the Room Mehdia (Kram Exhibition Hall). [En español]
Internet governance
The issue of a more democratic and equitable management of global Internet resources was one of the central issues in the UN World Summit on the Information Society.

ICTD within the framework of the MDGs
Would MDGs be better achieved through ICTs? How do they fit into Southern development agendas?

Rural access to ICTs
A rural ICT access model that combines community-owned ICT enterprises with wireless technologies can create more empowering and sustainable initiatives.

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