Networks & Development Foundation (FUNREDES), a nongovernmental
Organization with headquarters in Santo Domingo, Paris and Caracas
is pleased to inform you of the organization of the workshop
CARDICIS which will take place, at Bay Gardens hotel, Castries,
St Lucia, from August 30 to September 1, 2004.
This meeting, which is carried out thanks to the support of
Agence Intergouvernemental de la Francophonie, will gather some
forty people from civil society and ten professionals from
international cooperation agencies, working in the field of the use of
Information and Communication Technologies for Development,
as well as some fifteen interpretes.
The objective of this workshop is to facilitate the reflexion on
the importance of the "cultural and linguistique diversity" factor
in the conception of regional solutions for an integral vision of
the Caribbean, in the context of Shared Knowledge Societies (more
commonly known as Information Society).
The participants will have to establish strategies and to document
the joint positions to take into account cultural and linguistic diversity.
Interpretations and translations will be done in English, Creole of St Lucia,
Spanish and French.
The CARDICIS neeting should receive the collaboration of Union Latine
and the Foundation Acceso of Costa Rica as well as the participation of
AEC, CARICOM, ICA, IDRC, OECS, UNDP, UNESCO and European Union.
Among the guests:
* Mr Adama Samassekou, President of African Academy of Languages (ACALAN),
President of PrepCom of the phase of Geneva of the World Summit of Information
* Mr Pietro Sicuro, Director of Institut of new formation and information
* Mr Amos Tincani, Ambassador of European Union for the Eastern Caribbean;
* Mr Etienne Wermester, former responsible for the French co-operation in
the Caribbean area;
For more information, consult the site of the meeting:
Daniel Pimienta, President of FUNREDES http://funredes.org
Responsible for CARDICIS organisation
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