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What are the current financing trends and challenges in the ICTD sector?

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,932 views
Willie Currie outlines the current financing trends and challenges in the ICTD sector at the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”, organised by APC WNSP, UN DAW and IWTC during the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York in February 2008.

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LISTEN: Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Role of ICTs in securing funds for women's groups [part 4]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 3,069 views
Mavic Cabrera-Balleza, a senior program associate in the International Women's Tribune Centre, looks at the role of ICTs in supporting women's groups efforts to secure funding at the panel, “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”. This panel was organised by APC WRP, UN DAW...

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LISTEN: Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Donor's perspective on financing gender and ICT initiatives [part 3]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,903 views
Ireen Dubel, a programme manager for Gender, Women & Development in HIVOS, share HIVOS' perspective on the importance of financing ICT in the context of women's rights. This was presented at the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”, organised by APC WNSP, UN DAW...

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LISTEN: Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Effective Financing Mechanisms to Progress Gender Equality [part 2]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,869 views
Radhika Lal, a policy advisor on ICT for poverty reduction and the Millenium Development Goals (MDG) in the UNDP, presents her views on effective financing mechanisms to progress gender equality in the information society. This was presented at the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication...

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LISTEN:Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty? Financing Trends and Challenges in the ICT for Development [part 1]

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 3,026 views
Willie Currie, APC Communications and Information Policy Programme Manager, speaks about current financing trends and challenges in the ICT for development (ICTD) sector during the panel “Communication Rights for Women - Why the Purse feels empty?: Financing for women's equitable access to Information and Communication Technologies”. The panel was organised by APC WNSP, UN DAW and IWTC at...

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Financing ICTD: A review of trends and an analysis of gaps and promising practices

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,626 views
In 2004, the Task Force on Financial Mechanisms, convened by the UNDP in response to a World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) mandate, conducted extensive consultations, research, and reviews of information surrounding the role and effectiveness of financial mechanisms to support ICT for development. Although the report does not look at gender in particular, it highlights several governmental...

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Assessment of the Rural Communications Development Fund from a Gender Perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:37 | 2,878 views
In 2006, the Uganda Women Caucus on ICT (UWCI) together with WOUGNET as its secretariat conducted an assessment of the Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF) from a gender perspective. The focus was to look at the project selection criteria, to examine the benefits of the supported projects to both men and women, to assess the contribution of the supported projects in reducing gender gaps,...

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WSIS Gender Caucus Briefing Statement I for PrepCom-3 (23 September,2005)

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,005 views
The WSIS GC positions in relation to some points debated at PrepCom-3 such as the key principles, the implementation&way ahead mechanism, and the issues of financing and internet governance.

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Information society: promoting financial mechanisms with a gender equity perspective

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,451 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...

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Seoul-Gyeonggi Declaration on the Equal Participation of Women in the Information Society

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 05:32 | 2,267 views
This declaration is produced by gender and ICT advocates who met separately after the Women's World Conference 2005, at Sookmyung Women's University to discuss gender and ICT issues at the World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS 2005) that produced the Seoul-Gyeonggi Declaration.