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TOWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL What is missing?. World Attention WSIS WSIS 2005 2005 UN ICT TF UN ICT TF Millenium Development Goals MDGs 2015 - half extreme.

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1 TOWARDS ACCESS FOR ALL What is missing?

2 World Attention WSIS WSIS UN ICT TF UN ICT TF Millenium Development Goals MDGs half extreme poverty - universal primary education - gender equality - reduce child mortality - improve maternal health - combat HIV/AIDS, etc - ensure sustain. environ. - global partnership for devt including ICTs Millenium Development Goals MDGs half extreme poverty - universal primary education - gender equality - reduce child mortality - improve maternal health - combat HIV/AIDS, etc - ensure sustain. environ. - global partnership for devt including ICTs

3 WSIS I promised to: Connect: Connect: villages, schools, research centers, hospitals, libraries, post offices, governments, etc Ensure: Ensure: access within reach for more than half of world population access within reach for more than half of world population

4 ICT4D Platform at WSIS I Showed and discussed problems and some innovative solutions Showed and discussed problems and some innovative solutions Showed appropriate Technology? Showed appropriate Technology? Promoted networking Promoted networking

5 UN MDG TF – Science & Techn J Sachs:...inadequate reflection of the potential of ICT4D – need ideas. J Sachs:...inadequate reflection of the potential of ICT4D – need ideas. Prof Juma: Development isnt something somebody does for somebody else, it is what people do for themselves. Prof Juma: Development isnt something somebody does for somebody else, it is what people do for themselves.

6 Milestones WSIS PrepComs WSIS PrepComs June 2004 June 2004 Feb 2005 Feb 2005 Sep 2005 Sep 2005 WSIS II Nov 2005 UN ICT TF and WGs UN ICT TF and WGs Oct 2004 Oct 2004 Feb 2005 Feb 2005 Sep/Oct 2005 Sep/Oct 2005 Nov 2005 Nov 2005 GeSCI - Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative GeSCI - Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative Mid term Dec 2004 Mid term Dec 2004 WSIS II Nov 2005 WSIS II Nov 2005––––

7 What new ideas can we provide? Where? Where? By whom? By whom? What do we want to see at WSIS II? What do we want to see at WSIS II?


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