CIRN Conference: CIRN 2004: Sustainability and Community Technology

Details of the organization
Community Informatics Research Network (CIRN)
Civil society entities

Information about the project
CIRN Conference: CIRN 2004: Sustainability and Community Technology
The CIRN Inaugual Conference and Colloquium 2004 provided an opportunity for some 100 researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to present findings and reflect on key issues of concern for the future of enabling communities with Information and Communication Technology and particularly around the theme of the conference "Sustainability and Community Technology". Papers may be accessed through Selected papers will also be available through the on-line Journal of Community Informatics
International implementation
Completed from 29/09/04 to 01/10/04
Claremont Graduate University, National Research Council Canada - Institute for Information Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria University of Wellington, Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University, Intel, The Canadian Research Alliance For Community Innovation And Networking (CRACIN) and Community Network Analysis Project, University of Brighton, UK.

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Conference
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No