[governance] Next GAID related meetings

CONGO - Philippe Dam wsis at ngocongo.org
Mon Mar 12 12:38:58 EDT 2007

Dear all, 


This is to draw your attention to draw your attention to the next two GAID related confirmed meetings:


23 March 2007 – GAID Regional Network
Launch of the Regional Network for Africa of GAID (Global Alliance for ICT and Development), 14:00-18:00
Venue: Addis Ababa (UN ECA)
Documents and agenda: coming soon.
Coming soon... 

26 March 2007 – GAID Advocacy Theme
First Global Forum of the G3ICT initiative (Global Initiative for Inclusive ICT) 
Venue: United Nations headquarters, New York
Documents: Agenda <http://www.g3ict.com/0307_agenda.htm> 
 <http://www.g3ict.com/> http://www.g3ict.com/
 <http://www.un-gaid.org/fr/node/185> http://www.un-gaid.org/fr/node/185  : β€œThe Global Forum will give recently established G3ict work groups the opportunity to share thoughts during panel discussions on the following critical topics related to ICTs and persons with disabilities: best practices and case studies with regards to accessibility to inclusive ICTs, core inclusive ICT opportunities, standardization and harmonization of ICTs, and best practices surrounding legislation, regulation, and enforcement. The latter of these groups will also address G3icts ongoing Digital Inclusion Index research project, which seeks to evaluate and rank countries based on how effective their governments are in promoting accessible and inclusive ICTs.”


Let me remind you that a regularly up dated calendar of post-WSIS related events is still maintained by CONGO at http://www.csbureau.info/posttunis.htm.  


All the best, 




Philippe Dam
11, Avenue de la Paix
CH-1202 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 301 1000
Fax: +41 22 301 2000
E-mail:  <mailto:wsis at ngocongo.org> wsis at ngocongo.org
Website:  <blocked::http://www.ngocongo.org> www.ngocongo.org 


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