Latin American UNESCO Chair in Networking Technologies.

Details of the organization
Cisco Systems
Business sector entities

Information about the project
Latin American UNESCO Chair in Networking Technologies.
UNESCO helps to develop knowledge in specific areas by establishing “chair” positions in educational institutions. A chair is oriented toward two main activities: education and research. In a partnership with Cisco, UNESCO has launched the Latin American chair in Networking Technologies, funded at Universidad de Los Andes in Mérida, Venezuela. The goal of this chair is contribute to having a better understanding and knowledge about networking technologies in the region.
Regional implementation
Ongoing from to 
UNESCO, Centro Nacional de Tecnologías de Información, Universidad de Los Andes.

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
* International and regional cooperation
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No