Roxana Bassi's Quotes

Florencia Roveri, Nodo TAU, Argentina

GISWatch is a unique experience, I think. Don´t know if there is a similar project in other fields. Having each year the possibility of tackling a particular issue of the field of rights and ICT, convoquing experts to analyse it from different perspectives and counting with about 50 countries in each edition, to get down that analysis to each particular territory is very valuable.

GISWatch is a unique experience, I think. Don´t know if there is a similar project in other fields. Having each year the possibility of tackling a particular issue of the field of rights and ICT, convoquing experts to analyse it from different perspectives and counting with about 50 countries  in each edition, to get down that analysis to each particular territory is very valuable.

The process of development of the reports is really fluid. The methodoloy defined some years ago of focusing on a particular story in each country is really interesting and revealing of some sutile aspect. It also is very nice and challenging excercise for us as reporters. We also appreciate the edition process, in which the texts get really very precise and in a very respectful way of originals.

Florencia Roveri, Nodo TAU, Argentina

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Gopalakrishnan R, Society for Promotion of Alternative Computing and Employment, India

The GISWatch is one of the most timely initiatives that seeks to document the global information society language which is crucial in this digital age.

The GISWatch is one of the most timely initiatives that seeks to document the global information society language which is crucial in this digital age.

The report development process is an excellent eye opener and allows for a simultaneous comparison between the situation in different countries. The uniformity in the report structure ensures that qualitative and quantitative comparisons can be made between different countries, and at the global scale.

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Hamza Ben Mehrez, iGmena, Tunisia

The report brings the discussion on those themes to the local grassroots, policy and government officials who might not have a culture of community input or multistakholderims

The project is very substantial and provide interesting themes that enable you to think of new exciting topics and make a better policy analysis.
The report brings the discussion on those themes to the local grassroots, policy and government officials who might not have a culture of community input or multistakholderims.
Giswatch report is a policy advocacy tool that will help you in the monitoring of the implementation of national) commitments made by governments for example on the importance or lack of importance of the IGF in Tunisia.
There is a  need in the Arab world to create a dialogue around internet governance that why we need more scientific context and dialogue to foster the gap between internet governance "policy discussions" at regional and international forums, and "policy making" at the national level.

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Carlos Guerrero, NGO Hiperderecho, Peru

I think the 2017s topic reflected the rising importance of the National and Regional Initiatives of Internet Governance. To know what is happening around the world about this topic and what is the real impact from the perspective of civil society organisations is neccesary to understand where the Internet Governance is going and what is the future of this technology.

I think the 2017s topic reflected the rising importance of the National and Regional Initiatives of Internet Governance. To know what is happening around the world about this topic and what is the real impact from the perspective of civil society organisations is neccesary to understand where the Internet Governance is going and what is the future of this technology.

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Yunusa Zakari Ya'u, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Nigeria, GW author

"This is a very useful tool that will catalyze citizens' action in tracking and monitoring internet related policy making processes and initiatives"

"This is a very useful tool that will catalyze citizens' action in tracking and monitoring internet related policy making processes and initiatives. It also provides a tool to assess country and regional level progress, with a template to allow for cross country and region comparison. It will serve to speedy up the processes of the implementation of some decisions regarding internet policy"

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GISWacth 2017

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Partha Sarker, Bytes for all, Bangladesh - GISWatch author

GISWATCH has an ambitious outlook: dealing with global issues through the lenses of local activists. The range of perspectives from around the world on chosen issues, is a unique factor of GISWATCH

GISWATCH has an ambitious outlook: dealing with global issues through the lenses of local activists. The range of perspectives from around the world on chosen issues, is a unique factor of GISWATCH

Partha Sarker, Bytes for all, Bangladesh - GISWatch author

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Jamael Jacob, Foundation for Media Alternatives, Philippines- GISWatch author

The GISWatch Project provides very useful insights into today's information society through the lens of different country experiences. A reader is allowed to properly gauge the ongoing interaction between technology and human rights, and its impact on people's day-to-day lives.

The GISWatch Project provides very useful insights into today's information society through the lens of different country experiences. A reader is allowed to properly gauge the ongoing interaction between technology and human rights, and its impact on people's day-to-day lives.

Jamael Jacob, Foundation for Media Alternatives, Philippines- GISWatch author

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