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Talk by Stephen Kovats of r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation, Berlin @OKcon (Geneva, Wed. Sept. 18, 2013) in a discussion on 'open knowledge and sustainability in developing ...

Talk by Stephen Kovats of r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation, Berlin @OKcon (Geneva, Wed. Sept. 18, 2013) in a discussion on 'open knowledge and sustainability in developing states' (http://okcon.org/open-development-and-sustainability/session-5/#sthash.g2gfHlWv.dpuf)

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    • Open Systems Solutions. Now! OKcon Geneva September 18, 2013 “I WANT AN ACCESS TO THE WORLD OF KNOWLEDGE”Malala Yousafzai, Swat District, Pakistan kovats@r0g-media.org follow@intertwilight Stephen Kovats, r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation gGmbH Berlin #OSSOL / #OSJUBA / #OSBACK Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • -Access to Education and Knowledge - Post-Conflict / Post-Disaster Response - Gender / Minority Empowerment - Climate Change UNESCO WSIS Action Line C3: 'Access to Information and Knowledge' acting to mitigate 4 Key UN Challenge Areas: Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • • based on free & public domain tools, licences, information and methodologies • enable opportunity - joining skills & experience • are active nodes in lager global communities • create 'space' for exchange, collaboration, sustainability • allow for accountability, transparency and participation using Open Source Models ... Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • • open input by all stakeholders and affected citizens, including outsiders with innovative ideas • participatory governance and decision-making for the final outcome • accumulated knowledge to be put in a knowledge commons for future use and remixing in other projects to create Open Systems Solutions, in terms of methodology, depend on or require ... (in this case: based on the P2P Foundation’s requirements for open urbanism) Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • • Open Source Software (FOSS) • Open Hardware / Appropriate Technology • Open Data / Open Government • Open Platforms / Crowdsourcing • Open Access / creative commons (CC) • Open Educational Resources (OER) • Data Mobility / Device Journalism • Open Innovation / Design / Urbanism • iHubs, Fablabs & 'maker' spaces Open Systems incorporate and collate different types of basic ‘open’ elements including, among others: Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • innovative cross-disciplinarity DIY... DIWO (do it with others) meta-recycling ... up-cyclingAT - Appropriate Technologies http://www.natural-fiber.com http://stgomakerspace.com/ http://metarede.org/http://www.metareciclagem.org/ http://hexayurt.com/ comprehensive methodologies, tools, materials, techniques ... Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • building & creating local economies Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • using, i.e. open platforms - mitigating effects of climate change on local level - building knowledge commons http://sautiyawakulima.net Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • • generators of knowledge, capacity building and citizen empowerment • gateways to quality education, resources and economic development • fostering dialogue between citizens, communities and governments • tools of social interaction and participation • fostering transparency, accountability and sustainability across sectors http://r0g-media.org/osjuba/ Open Sourcing South Sudan? considering open systems solutions as: Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • Governor Nyandeng Malek Dielic of Warrap State developing a comprehensive ‘open systems strategy’ ... In supporting open sytems, she sees the linkages between climate change and the many dimensions of equitable development, security and growth presenting both "a crisis that must be tackled and an opportunity that must be seized." Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • #OSWARRAP Open Systems Strategy for Peace and Development #OSBACK South Sudan Open Source Server Backbone #ArchitectureofPeace Open Urbanism and the Post Conflict City #kLAB Virtual Academy and Open Innovation Lab #OSJUBA Open Systems for South Sudan initiatives include ... Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • UNESCO WSIS Open Systems Recommendations 1.EnableAccess -publicuseandloweringbarriersofaccesstotechnology. 2.DevelopOpenSystemscriteriaandvocabulary -betterunderstanding&rapidimplementationofcomprehensivesolutions. 3.RecognizeOpenSystemsaslong-termsustainabilitypriorities -inthecontextofaddressingUN'sfourkeychallengeareas. 4.EducationoftheEducators-aboutandviaOER -includingmedialiteracyinelementaryeducationintoandthroughOpenSystems. 5.Supportsmallscale,independentoruserdefined‘Open’incubators -highlightingtheinterconnectivity,createcomprehensiveOpenSystemsSolutions. 6.FostercreationofOpenKnowledgeCommons -includingFOSS,OER,OpenData,OpenHardware &relatedprocesses,methodologies Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • join ... http://www.wsis-community.org/ over 3000 members: - contributing to information gathering and exchange - development of ideas and projects - engaging the WSIS multi-stakeholder teams Mittwoch, 4. September 2013
    • Open Systems Solutions. Now! OKConference Geneva September 18, 2013 Thank you! kovats@r0g-media.org follow@intertwilight Stephen Kovats r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation gGmbH Berlin CC BY 2013 Stephen Kovats This document and its contents may be shared and freely distributed, with attribution #OSSOL / #OSJUBA / #OSBACK Mittwoch, 4. September 2013