2001 APC BETINHO COMMUNICATIONS PRIZE: Closing date for the $7,500 USD prize - to recognize the use of the Internet for social justice work - is September 24 The $7,500 USD APC Betinho Prize is offered to non-profit organisations, community-based groups, coalitions, working groups or social movements anywhere in the world that have successfully used information and communication technologies (ICTs) as an essential ingredient in their development work. Last year, over 160 inspiring projects were nominated for the prize including a Website recruiting and orienting volunteers to participate in the reconstruction of ex-Yugoslavia; an information network connecting indigenous communities in Mexico; and a child's rights data gathering initiative in Mozambique. The inaugural winner, the Max Foundation, is a life-saving online support network functioning in English, Spanish and Portuguese for the families of children suffering from leukaemia and host of Latin America's first online bone marrow tissue registry. Nominations for the Prize will be accepted until September 24, 2001 in English and Spanish. Application details are available on the APC Betinho Prize Website: http://www.apc.org/english/betinho APC: www.apc.org _________________________________________ Karen Higgs, APC Communications Manager Tel: +598 - 2 - 419-6192 Int. 116 (GMT -4) APC: http://www.apc.org ______________________________________________________ APCNews: Civil society's monthly e-bulletin on strategic uses of the Internet to promote social justice and equality. From the APC, an international online community or peace, human rights, development and the environment since 1990. To receive the news direct, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: http://www.apc.org/english/news ______________________________________________________ APCNoticias: Un boletín electrónico dirigido a la sociedad civil, enfocado en el uso de Internet para promover la justicia e igualdad social realizado por APC. Para recibir las noticias directamente, escribe a: email@example.com o visite: http://www.apc.org/espanol/news ========== HURIDOCS-Tech listserv ========== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/huridocs-tech/ To subscribe to the list, send a message to <email@example.com>, with the following text in the message: subscribe huridocs-tech To unsubscribe from the list, send a message to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with the following text in the message: unsubscribe huridocs-tech If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>.
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