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15 December 2003

A report in the Guardian says little new support was offered by the developing world to close the digital divide and suggests governments and NGOs didn’t really interact. Tellingly:

While the government leaders made their speeches in main auditorium, other people and organizations showcased their projects in a separate hall on the floor below… There was relatively little interaction, with government officials using their own entrances, restaurants, lounges and even toilets.

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  1. WSIS: The Government’s of the World And Their Inside Joke

    Blog.org’s post Blog.org: Digital divide (developing countries) Archives pointed me at this article [Guardian Unlimited] which really throws some light on some shadows at the WSIS. Some excerpts I found noteworthy: …Work on the digital divide was ove…

    Trackback by KnowProSE — 16 December 2003 @ 12:01 am

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