3rd Global Forum on Telecentres

Details of the organization
Telecentre.org Foundation
International organizations

Information about the project
3rd Global Forum on Telecentres
The 3rd Global Forum, held in Chile on April 5-7, 2011, was participated in by a total of 281 participants (telecentre network leaders, activists, academe, and community members) from over 37 countries. It operated around theme “Employability, Productivity, and Empowerment at the Grassroots.” The forum aimed to demonstrate the achievements and the current role of telecentre networks, as movers for local growth, facilitating the distribution of services, the organization of communities, and the best use of information and communication technologies. It also aimed to reveal regional and global strategies towards the creation of jobs, productivity gains, and integral community empowerment.
International implementation
Completed from 05/04/11 to 07/04/11
Asociación de Telecentros Activos de Chile together with the 6 Regional Telecentre Networks: APTN, LAC, ETN, NetAfrica, MENA, Telecentre-Europe

WSIS information
* Enabling environment
  • 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