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[ossig] FOSSFP in WSIS Tunis with Free and Open Source Software

Dear Colleagues
FOSSFP: Free and Open Source Software Foundation of Pakistan is
participating in the "Sharing the Future" Activities during the World Summit
on the Information Society Tunis 2005 from November 14-20, 2005 in Tunis,
Tunisia. Mr. Fouad Riaz Bajwa, General Secretary, FOSSFP will be
representing FOSSFP on behalf of Dr. M. Anwar ur Rehman Pasha, Chairman,
FOSSFP (as Dr. M.A. Pasha is visiting England). FOSSFP will be showcasing
various programmes being carried out in the region of Pakistan-South Asia.

FOSSFP will showcase the following programmes: 
1. ICT Infrastructure Reconstruction Programme in the South Asian Earthquake
Affected Areas of Northern Pakistan with a special emphasis on Kashmir. 
2. ICT Education Model based upon the Onion Layer Architecture. 
3. Global ICT & FOSS Knowledge Networking for Human Development. 
4. The Free and Open Source Movement in Pakistan 
5. FOSSAC'2006 2nd National Free and Open Source Software Awareness Campaign
6. FOSSFP Hybrid Educational Model for FOSS Education in South Asia -
Towards an effective ICT FOSS Ecosystem 
7. Higher Education Opportunities through Open Content E-Learning with a
special emphasis on 
8. FOSSFP-IIIKM "International Institute of Innovation and Knowledge
9. Local Content Availability in Regional Languages of Pakistan 10.FOSSFP
Urdu Language Localization Project 11.Women Empowerment using ICTs through
FOSS as an enabler of ICT. 
12.ICT through FOSS for people with special needs. 
13.ICT & FOSS Investment Opportunities in Pakistan 

In order to schedule a meeting with Mr. Bajwa at the FOSSFP section and
discuss future opportunities about the Free and Open Source Movement in
South Asia and ICT for human development, kindly visit FOSSFP at:
"'Sharing the Future' pavilion"
Sharing the Future Pavilion, No. 1307.1, Development and Partnership
ICT 4ALL Exhibition at EL KRAM Exhibition Centre, Tunis, Tunisia from 15 to
19 November 2005

For further information visit http://www.fossfp.org or contact:
Mr. Fouad Riaz Bajwa
General Secretary

Fouad Riaz Bajwa
General Secretary
FOSSFP: Free & Open Source Software Foundation of Pakistan R
FOSSAC ' 2006 Secretariat
Punjab University College of Information Technology
University of The Punjab, Allama Iqbal (Old) Campus
The Mall, Lahore-54000, Pakistan
Phone #: 92 (042) 111-923-923 Ext: 27
Cell #: 92-333-4661290
e-mail: bajwa@fossfp.org
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-----Original Message-----
From: fossfpo@websouls04.futuresouls.com
[mailto:fossfpo@websouls04.futuresouls.com] On Behalf Of Khairil Yusof
Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 2:34 PM
To: ossig@mncc.com.my
Subject: Re: [ossig] WSIS Tunis

On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 21:04 +0800, Molly Cheah wrote:

> Below is the link to debriefing notes on WSIS Geneva Phase, useful in 
> preparation for the Phase 2 in Tunis starting 14th November 2005.

Just to let you know that IOSN-APDIP will be there and there will be a
FOSS and Development session with various United Nations agencies
represented by UN JIU, RMS, Perens, Mark Shuttleworth and others on a
panel moderated by The Economist.

At Tunis this year, there is well organised effort at least from UN
development agencies to highlight the importance of FOSS for developing

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