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 Monday, 09 February 2009
GAID - LAC Seminar on ICT and Education

A priority in the national development of Latin American and Caribbean countries has been the inclusion of ICTs in education. It has also been on the agenda of the Regional Action Plan for Information Society eLAC2010. This Seminar was composed of two inter-active discussions panels which reviewed and analyzed the advantages and disadvantages of ICTs in education, identified innovative solutions and aimed at establishing long-term sectoral policies to secure the incorporation of technology.
ITU Secretary-General Dr Hamadoun I. Touré pointed out that "...Education is a bridge between generations... With determination, there is no reason why today's children should not inherit an equitable, inclusive and thriving Information Society..."