For our conference at the United Nations, we made a video interviewing our beneficiaries on their relationship with the Internet and their approach to communicate effectively on the web with simple tools.
On Thursday, March 11, 2010, the team of Iwith.org visited the United Nations of Geneva to give a speech over web communication tools for NGOs in the context of an event for the Human Rights Council session.
The 11th United Nations NGO Forum on Human Rights was held in Stockholm July 6-7, 2000, with the plan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Now the final report has been published, which will be an interesting resource for organizations working in the area.
This first week of September we were in Monterrey, Mexico for the UNGAID Global Forum 2009
where, under the title of ICT and Innovation for Education
, we gave continuity to the presentation
first offered a year ago in the GAID meeting in New York.
The Winners Conference of the World Summit Awards
was held in Monterrey, Mexico during the first week of September 2009. Among the award recipients was Generalitat de Catalunya.
iwith.org was present during the awards ceremony.
Iwith.org was invited to Monterrey (Mexico) to the “Global Forum 2009: ICT & Innovation for Education”, where we will present our experience under the name of: “Involving young people in Innovative Educational ICT Initiatives”.
The idea emerged as a result of the recent assessment of development assistance undertaken by the United Nations in Spain, ANUE. The course is oriented around case examples from Africa and includes some practical workshops to facilitate its understanding. ANUE is one of our organization beneficiaries and Ramon Bartemeus, Resource manager of Iwith.org will be facilitating one of the course workshops.
Our NGO has been invited by the Global Alliance for the Information and Communication Technologies and Development (GAID), an initiative approved by the General Secretary of the UN in 2006. The alliance responds to the need and demand created by different actors of an inclusive global forum and a platform for the dialogue on the use of the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies). Through this dialogue it is expected to meet the internationally agreed objectives for development and its subsequent reduction in poverty.
While UN calls for leadership in combating AIDS, in Catalonia an organization assumes the challenge and therefore, it is awarded an Ab·core program for 2007 Web Projects and it is nominated to Volunteering Awards 2007.