[Discussioni] UNESCO e Microsoft

Andrea Glorioso sama a miu-ft.org
Sab 6 Nov 2004 12:52:28 CET

Ciao a tutti.



Press Conference with  UNESCO Director-General and  Microsoft Chairman
Bill Gates 04-11-2004 (UNESCO)

UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro  Matsuura and Microsoft  Chairman and
Chief Software  Architect Bill Gates will give   a press conference at
UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France on November 17 (Room II, at 11.30
a.m.) following the signing of a Cooperation Agreement.

Mr Matsuura has qualified the agreement as “an opportunity for UNESCO
to put into practice the international strategic partnership advocated
by the United Nations to bridge the digital divide.”

The  agreement defines eight areas  in which UNESCO and Microsoft will
work   together,   exchanging  experience,    know-how and  developing

- Education and learning;

- Community access and development;

- Cultural and linguistic diversity and preservation;

- Digital inclusion and capacity;

- Exchange and  promotion of  best practices  on  the use of  ICT  for
  socio-economic development;

- Fostering   web-based  communities   of  practice  including content
  development,     knowledge     sharing  and   empowerment    through

- Facilitating exchange of information and of software applications;

- Sharing expertise and strategies.

The agreement with  Microsoft is part of  UNESCO's  cooperation with a
growing coalition of   private  sector stakeholders,  such  as  Intel,
l'Oréal, DaimlerChrysler  and Hewlett Packard.  Journalists wishing to
attend the press conference must request accreditation from

(Souce: UNESCO Media Advisory No.2004-75)


Qualcuno sa qualcosa di piu` di questo accordo?


Andrea Glorioso             sama a miu-ft.org         +39 333 820 5723
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