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Project ID: 1185779113
Entity: Bangladesh - Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC)
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Activity: Promoting Appropriate Technologies and Policies to Uphold the Value ICT as Basic Human Rights
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Activity description: BNNRC now strive for following core interventions to achieve WSIS action plan, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and PRSP: 1. Awareness on correlations of ICT, poverty alleviation and Institutionalization of Democracy and Right to information(RTI) 2. Establishment of ICT Resource Center and Promotion of Radio Listeners Club as primary ICT catalyst in remote rural areas 3. Advocacy and Campaign for Bridge the Digital Divide/Information Divide/ Knowledge Divide and Open up airwaves for Community Radio - voices for the voice-less 4. Piloting of ICT4D projects at rural areas to create show case examples for greater multiplication through Rural Knowledge Center(RKC) 5. Establishment Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) for Disaster Risk Reduction 6. People's Rights in Telecommunication/ Building capacity for ICT Journalist
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Entity from: Asia and Pacific - Bangladesh
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development] [ICT in Parliaments] [Partnerships]
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-government] [Knowledge management] [E-business] [SME competitiveness] [Technology and innovation] [E-learning] [E-employment] [Professional training] [Role of social actors] [E-environment] [Protect environment] [Ensure sustainable ICTs] [E-agriculture]
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 9. Media
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Project, Programme, WSIS Thematic Meeting, Publication, Training initiative, Guidelines, Tool-kit, Website
Time scale: Ongoing: 30/3/2005 - 30/3/2008
Partners: Cordaid-Netherlands BNNRC implementing this program through its partners organisation

 

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