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Assistance to Indigenous People

In accordance with the decision of WTDC-02, endorsed by WTDC-06 Resolution 46 within the framework of the Special Initiative “Assistance to Indigenous People” the BDT develops actions and projects dedicated to indigenous communities targeting to use the ICTs as a tool to achieve the integration into the Information Society of these communities.

BDT included the relevant provisions in the activities of its Operational Plan with a view to support Member States in addressing special needs of indigenous people for creating dedicated actions and projects as regards to equitable access, use and knowledge of information communication technology (ICT’s), based on the preservation of their heritage and cultural legacy.

BDT develops activities targeting to achieve the goal of digital inclusion, enabling universal, sustainable and affordable access to ICT’s for All, including disadvantaged, marginalized and vulnerable groups, as well as indigenous people

 

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Our Activities:

Based on tradition and self-sustainability.

  • Study on Universal Access for the indigenous people.
  • Project towards building a dedicated digital space for indigenous people.
  • Workshops on ICTs and Capacity Building Programmes for the indigenous leaders.
  • Partnership targeting the development of self-sustainable projects for indigenous people worldwide, as well as the provision of ICT’s to their communities, while respecting their traditions and cultural patrimony.
  • Projects and Actions targeting to provide access and use of ICTs to indigenous communities in remote areas

 

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