Thursday, March 24, 2005

Multilingualism for Cultural Diversity and Participation of All in Cyberspace - UNESCO

Bamako, Mali, 6-7 May 2005
UNESCO, in partnership with the Académie Africaine des Langues (ACALAN), the Agence Intergouvernementale de la Francophonie (AIF) and the Government of Mali and other international institutions, is organising a Conference on “Multilingualism for Cultural Diversity and Participation of All in Cyberspace” in Bamako, Mali, on 6 and 7 May 2005. The event is one of UNESCO’s thematic meetings in preparation for the second meeting of the World Summit on the Information Society (Tunis, Tunisia, 16-18 November 2005).

Monday, March 21, 2005

Capitale Sociale - Resources for the Study of Social Capital

Fabio Sabatini is a Phd student in Political Economy at the Department of Public Economics, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Faculty of Economics. His research interests include social capital, the social aspects of economic growth and development, the welfare state, and topics related to the fight against poverty and inequalities. His doctoral dissertation is about the relationship between social capital and economic development. His supervisor is professor Claudio Gnesutta.

Sunday, March 20, 2005

CNTI - Venezuela
Festival de Instalación de Software Libre Latinoamericano
El Festival de instalación de software libre latinoamericano es un evento cuyo propósito es promover el uso de software libre y la integración de comunidades de usuarios de software libre en todos los países de latinoamérica.

Friday, March 18, 2005

On Line Conference 2005 - Uni Stanford - Links
Links Academicos de Interes sobre SI

CPSR - Computer Professional for Social Responsability
CPSR is a global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. Founded in 1981, CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues. CPSR has incubated numerous projects such as Privaterra, the Public Sphere Project, EPIC (the Electronic Privacy Information Center), the 21st Century Project, the Civil Society Project, and the CFP (Computers, Freedom & Privacy) Conference. Originally founded by U.S. computer scientists, CPSR now has members in over 30 countries on six continents.

Friday, March 11, 2005

World Economic Forum - Report SI 2004-2005
of the Global Information Technology Report 2004-2005
by Professor Klaus Schwab

The global economy is being changed in profound ways by the onward march of science and technology.

Technological change has, of course, always been a central engine of economic growth, but what is significant about the past decade is the acceleration in the pace of change and, as more and more countries have made efforts to improve their macroeconomic and policy environments, technology and technological innovation appear to have entered a “golden age”, a time when they are emerging as the key drivers of growth and development.

Monday, March 07, 2005

Fundación Chandra - España
La Fundación Chandra es una entidad privada sin ánimo de lucro constituida en Noviembre de 1999 con el objetivo de utilizar el potencial comunicativo que ofrecen las nuevas tecnologías de la información -en especial, Internet- para conseguir un mayor compromiso por parte de todos los sectores de la sociedad -ciudadanos, empresas e instituciones- en beneficio de las organizaciones no gubernamentales y de las poblaciones más desfavorecidas para las que trabajan.

Thursday, March 03, 2005

World Bank - ICT & Developpment - GICT
Bringing together IFC’s experience in private sector investment transactions and the World Bank’s expertise in policy and regulatory matters, the Global Information and Communication Technologies Department promotes access to information and communication technologies in developing countries. We serve as the World Bank Group’s core department for investment, policy, and programs related to information and communication technologies..

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Journal of Sysemics, Cybernetics and Informatics
As it was emphasized in the editorial of the first issue, the main purpose of the Journal is to collaborate in the systemization of knowledge and experience generated in the areas of Systemics, Cybernetics (communication and control) and Informatics. This systemization process necessarily implies a progressive increase and enlargement of the relatedness among the associated areas, as well as among their respective disciplines. So, improvement in interdisciplinary communication would provide a very good support for the sought systemization process. This is one of the main objectives of the Journal we are launching with this first issue, and our editorial policy will be directed by it...

Conferencia Regional SI - Río BRA
El gobierno de Brasil está promoviendo en Río de Janeiro, del 8 al 10 de junio de 2005, la Conferencia Regional Ministerial de América Latina y el Caribe, preparatoria para la segunda fase de la Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información. Concomitantemente, serán organizados, con amplia participación de la sociedad civil, academia y sector empresarial, seminarios sobre diversos temas de relevancia para la construcción de una Sociedad de la Información y su Plan de Acción Regional (eLac 2007).

Comunicacion y Ciudadania - ORG
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