>From: "Blake Hannah" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: Fwd: Caribbean Workshop: Cultural Diversity and Information
>Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2004 13:13:08 +0000
>I received the document read it when you first sent it. I re-read it
>yesterday to see how and where specifically I can make an input and am
>processing one or two ideas.
>May I also be bold enough to suggest that you could add the input of youth
>to your discussions by inviting my son Makonnen. His digital audio-visual
>production company MultiCast Entertainment was one of 2 English-speaking
>young entrepreneurs among 40 from LA/Caribbean who were invited to
>participate in a Youth Expo hosted by the IDB at their Governors Meeting
>in Lima, Peru in March. As one outcome, a website and e-group have been
>set up communicating with the youths since that time. Just as your letter
>arrived, Makonnen received a letter from the e-group proposing they set up
>a committee for:
>" ICT-4SD (Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable
>Development): which would arouse many interests for the youth of the
>Category of Information Technologies. Also, those who are working for the
>Democratization and the use of these tools by Best Practices to reduce the
>Digital Divide. For example, we could run Virtual Sensitization Program
>for WSIS (World Summit on Information Society) and have a Regional Youth
>Declaration for the second phase of the Summit at Tunisia in November 2005
>while working with actively engaged Organization like: TakingITGlobal,
>Global Knowledge Partnership, United Nations ICT Task Force, UNDP, etc?"
>The proposer of the idea is a youth from Haiti.
>Makonnen has replied supporting and proposal and informing them of his
>presentations in New York last year to the UNDP and UN ICT Task Force on
>the use of ICT for Caribbean youth entrepreneurship and empowerment. the
>UNDP appointed him to the Steering Committee for the establishment of the
>Caribbean Digital Diaspora Initiative (though this committee has been
>I think that in his own right Makonnen would make a valuable input to your
>discussions, not only from the perspective of youth, but especialy because
>of his knowledge of technology. What do you think?
>DIRECTOR - TechSchool Jamaica
>P.O. Box 727, Kingston 6, Ja.
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