JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES
- The Reuters Digital Vision Program (RDVP) at Stanford University is accepting applications for the 2006-07 academic year (September 2006 - June 2007). The deadline is April 3, 2006. Fellowships will be awarded at the end of May, 2006.
For additional information on the fellowships please click on the "Become a Fellow" link on our website at http://rdvp.org .
- As described in the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society (para 120), the “Golden Book” serves as one of the valuable tools for assisting with the follow-up, beyond the conclusion of the Tunis Phase of the Summit. We would be grateful for your assistance in contributing to this database by submitting, either in the enclosed questionnaire or online (at www.itu.int/wsis/goldenbook), descriptions of the commitments and new initiatives that were announced by your government or organization during the Tunis Phase of WSIS.
- ICT Advocacy Manager for SANGONet
This position presents a vital opportunity for an individual passionate about shaping the role and application of ICTs for development through policy advocacy and sensitization. The incumbent will be responsible for informing the strategic ICT policy focus and activities of the organisation; networking and liaising with key government, private sector and civil society stakeholders; and developing, planning and hosting ICT forums in various Southern African countries.
For further information visit the Vacancies section on the SANGONeT website (www.sangonet.org.za) for the requirements and qualifications related to this position.
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