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Stephanie's Blog – May 2010 Archive (4)

The impact of Social Networks on developing countries

The Foundation Phase of the IGCBP is coming to an end, but the debates raised in class will be preserved for a very long time... especially if they’re also shared on the IG community portal!

The following comments by Africa Group C participants were posted during a debate on a very current issue: Social Networks. The class was asked, what is the impact of Social Networks on developing… Continue

Added by Stephanie on May 21, 2010 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

Digital Agenda: European Commission outlines action plan

The European Commission has today (May 19) unveiled the much-awaited Digital Agenda for Europe, an action plan aimed at contributing significantly to economic growth in the EU and boosting access among users.

The agenda outlines seven priorities:

- creating a digital Single Market,

- greater interoperability,

- boosting Internet trust and security,

- much faster internet access,

- more investment in R&D,

- enhancing digital literacy skills and… Continue

Added by Stephanie on May 19, 2010 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Most countries have met WSIS target of developing national e-strategies by 2010 - ITU

ITU has just published a new report, “National e-Strategies for Development, Global Strategies and Perspectives”, launched during the WSIS Forum 2010 which is taking place on May 10-14, 2010 in Geneva.

The report analyses the progress that countries have made on the e-strategy front, and goes into the extent to which ICT has been incorporated into poverty reduction strategies. In doing so, it distinguishes between three… Continue

Added by Stephanie on May 12, 2010 at 12:57am — No Comments

European Parliament’s resolution on a “2015.eu agenda”: charter of rights, Net Neutrality, Cybercrime Convention, “Be smart online” in schools, a Fifth Freedom, and more...

On Wednesday, May 5, the European Parliament adopted a wide-ranging resolution on a new Digital Agenda for Europe, dubbed
the “2015.eu agenda”, packed with goals and actions for the next five years.…


Added by Stephanie on May 8, 2010 at 4:52pm — No Comments



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