International Digital Divide Media

The following materials were gathered from the websites of organizations that work to help narrow the digital divide in developing countries.

Note: For Linux/FOSS operating system - Theora encoded videos are supported with the default media players.
For Windows - Ogg Direcshow Codecs are required to play theora videos; or ffdshow to play mp4 videos files.

 

 

 

 

Source: UNDP-APDIP

© UNDP-APDIP, TVE, 2003

Communicating for Change -
Lenght: 30 minutes
Part 1 [ WMV, 25.5MB] Part 2 [ WMV, 25.4MB]

This video contains ten stories from China, Dominican Republic, India, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, Rwanda, the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe. The stories explore how information and communication technologies are working for the poor and bringing benefits to wider sectors of society.

Source: UNDP-APDIP

© UNDP-APDIP, dev.tv, GKP, SDC, 2005

Digital Dividend: A televised debate for BBC World TV
Length: 44:53 [WMV, 43.7MB]

An invited audience of 50 information and communications technology (ICT) movers and shakers fired questions at a distinguished panel of experts.

 

 

Source: UNDP-APDIP

© UNDP-APDIP, dev.tv, GKP, SDC, 2005

 

Gender Perspectives on the Information Society
Length: 15:43 [
WMV, 15.1MB]

The video provides snapshots of the critical issues discussed at the Gender Perspectives on the Information Society: South Asia Pre-WSIS (World Summit on Information Society) Seminar. This seminar took place in Bangalore on 18-19 April 2005. It was organized by IT for Change in partnership with Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era and Center for Public Policy, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, with support from APDIP and UNIFEM.

Source: UNDP-APDIP

© UNDP-APDIP, dev.tv, GKP, SDC, 2005

 

Software for Development: Is Free/Open Source Software the Answer? Length: 60:26 Full Video [Theora, 143MB] [MP4, 142MB]

This is APDIP's feature event at the second World Summit for the Information Society in Tunis November 2005. The edited video shows highlights of the panel discussion led by key figures in ICT4D and FOSS, including, Robert Kramer of ComTIA, Louis-Dominique Ouedraogo of UN Joint Inspection Unit, Bruce Perens of Sourcelabs, Inc., Mark Shuttleworth of Ubuntu Foundation, Richard Stallman of Free Software Foundation and Shane Wall of Intel Corporation. Kenneth Cukier of The Economist moderated the event.

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