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2007 - Focus on Participation

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

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1. Introduction
1.1 Objectives and main activities

ICANN is responsible, at the overall level, for the administration of three sets of unique identifier systems for the internet: domain names, numerical internet protocol (IP) addresses, and a third type that serves to identify so-called port and parameter numbers.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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1. Introduction
1.1 Objectives and main activities

The UNDP[1] describes itself as “the UN's global development network, an organisation advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.” With a staff of almost 5,000, it has national offices in 166 countries.

2007 - Participation

GLOBAL INFORMATION SOCIETY WATCH is the first in a series of yearly
reports covering the state of the information society from the perspectives of
civil society and stakeholders in the global South.
GLOBAL INFORMATION SOCIETY WATCH has three interrelated goals:
• survey the state of the field of ICT policy at the local and global levels
• encourage critical debate, and
• strengthen networking and advocacy for a just, inclusive information
society.

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Credits

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Global Information Society Watch 2007

Editorial board

  • Karen Banks (APC, Networking Development Manager)
  • Roberto Bissio (ITeM, Executive Director)
  • Willie Currie (APC, Communications and Information Policy Programme Manager)
  • Anriette Esterhuysen (APC, Executive Director)
  • Chat Garcia Ramilo (APC, Women’s Networking Support Programme Manager)
  • Magela Sigillito (ITeM, Internet Area Coordinator)

Project coordinator

  • Pablo Accuosto

Editor, Country reports

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