Environmental Contribution in Colombia from Computers to Educate (Computadores para Educar)

Details of the organization
Computadores para Educar (Computers to Educate)
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Environmental Contribution in Colombia from Computers to Educate (Computadores para Educar)
In Colombia, the guided use of ICTs in educational processes is managed by Computers to Educate (Computadores para Educar), a comprehensive, articulated, sustainable and efficient government program that, with its three strategic lines: i) Access to ICTs, ii) Pedagogical Ownership and iii) Environment Sustainability in public educational institutions; contributes to the consolidation of education and to the mitigation of environmental impacts produced by obsolete technology. With adequate management and final disposal of technological waste products, Computers to Educate contributes to the protection of the environment. Likewise, it drives productive processes that leverage clean energies derived from environmental sustainability work.
National implementation: Colombia
Ongoing from 01/01/2007 to 30/11/2020
Presidency of the Republic Ministry ICT Ministry of National Education National Learning Service (SENA)

WSIS information
      * E-environment
  • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 15: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
  • Project