are under development and their
finalization will be posted on this website along with information on
UNCTAD has signed
a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with Novell.
More details on Novell training activities can be found here.
WSIS II, held in November 2005, in Tunis, UNCTAD and the Government
of Brazil signed a Memorandum of Understanding promoting FOSS
training and education.
recently, UNCTAD and the Free and Open Source
Software Foundation of Pakistan also concluded a Memorandum of Understanding.
The scope of
the MoUs will focus on developing human capacity to use, customize, localize, develop and service free and open source applications. Establishing
new and contribute to existing conduits and structures for collaborative software development and
distribution, and improving the quality of national and international policy formulation on the issues related to free and open source
software are important issues as well.
The partnerships will base
their activities on the principal of supporting local training initiatives that, while viable without Partnership support, may however greatly benefit from it.