Uruguay ObservaTIC, Universidad de la República
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.
“Every child should have a computer”. This political statement is heard frequently but is that enough for an ICT policy?
- Bogdan Manolea
The project is a great source of knowledge on different country perspectives on similar themes. I rely on GISWatch for research that I do on gender issues as it provides research on topical issues.The report development process provides a structure that authors can follow but still allows them to be flexible in their write up.
- Chenai Chair, Research ICT Africa, South Africa - GISWatch author