Project to create Information Technologies Small Bussinesses. These enterprises are oriented to provide basic services to small and medium businesses requiring IT services. In partnership with five local Universities, Cisco Systems with the support and monitoring of UNESCO is providing training in Networking (through the Cisco Networking Academy) followed by a training in entrepreneurship, to help some of the students to begin their own businesses. The students look for financing for their small businesses from public programs in this area sponsored by governmental organizations.
WSIS action lines related to this activity: Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Related MDGs: MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Project, Training initiative
Parque Tecnológico de la Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad de Carabobo, Universidad Tecnológica del Centro, Universidad Simón Bolívar.