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Chapter update: Australia

Contributed by Holly Raiche
With ISOC Community Grant funds ISOC Australia Chapter Director Gunela Astbrink conducted a five hour workshop at the PacINET 2009 Conference, held from 7-10 September. The first hour of the workshop included presentations and discussion on barriers to accessibility and how these can be overcome. The second part of the workshop continued […]

September 21st, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , |

African Technical Capacity Development Programme gathers momentum

Contributed by Michuki Mwangi
Already assisting some 60 African technologists in just three months, ISOC’s new technical capacity development programme for Africa is building both skills and sustainability, thanks to participation by ISOC Chapters and local Internet communities.
The programme aims to broaden the reach, impact, and sustainability of Internet technical training in Africa by promoting the […]

August 26th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , , |

Deadline approaching for ISIF grant applications

Applications for Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) grants to be executed in 2010 are still open until 31 July 2009. Applicants have the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to AUD 40,000.
ISIF is a joint initiative between the Canadian International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Internet Society (ISOC), and the Asia Pacific Network […]

July 13th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |