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Teanau I Ps

  1. 1. Workshop on E-inclusion and Media and Indigenous Peoples <ul><ul><ul><li>He whakatauki </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Ko te manu e kai i te miro, nona te ngahere </li></ul><ul><li>Ko te manu e kai i te matauranga, nona te ao </li></ul><ul><li>The bird that feeds on the miro berry, its domain will be the forest </li></ul><ul><li>The bird that feeds on knowledge, its domain will be the world </li></ul>
  2. 2. Indigenous ICT Taskforce (IITF) <ul><li>To continue the work of WSIS in particular the aspirations of the indigenous parallel event in Tunis called Indigenous Peoples and the Information Society: “Towards an International Indigenous Portal”. The objectives of the IITF include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continue the Tunis work of developing an international indigenous portal and the Tunis e-strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promote international development of multi-stakeholder national and international Indigenous partnership sites and working groups </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 5. WSIS <ul><li>The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was a two-phase series, United Nations (UN) sponsored summit about information and communication . The Geneva Summit in December 2003 laid the foundations with a Declaration of Principles and a plan of action. The Tunis Summit aimed to monitor and evaluate progress on the action plan and devise an agenda that will target goals for achievement by 2015. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Article 15 of the WSIS Declaration states: </li></ul><ul><li>“ In the evolution of the Information Society, particular attention must be given to the special situation of Indigenous peoples, as well as to the preservation of their heritage and their cultural legacy.” </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>From these events came the WSIS Declaration and Plan of Action, as well as the Declaration and Plan of Action of the Global Forum of Indigenous Peoples and the Information Society. Together, these documents provide guidance to states, Indigenous peoples, UN agencies, non-governmental organisations, the private sector and academics interested in using new technologies to improve communications and the quality of life for Indigenous peoples around the world. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>The development of an indigenous portal was endorsed by the indigenous caucus at WSIS and presented by President Joe Shirley of the Navajo Nation at the WSIS plenary where he said: </li></ul><ul><li>“ A portal is much more than a web interface. It is a focal point where Indigenous content will be available from our peoples and other stakeholders. Our portal will allow us to share, with our own voices, our traditions, values, history and language as well as our aspirations for the future.” </li></ul>
  7. 12. Indigenous Portal Project <ul><li>Our Vision is: </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening the global indigenous community by bridging the digital divide </li></ul><ul><li>Other Visions are: </li></ul><ul><li>*Universal indigenous connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>*Bridging the digital divide between Indigenous Peoples </li></ul><ul><li>*Our values and beliefs reflected </li></ul><ul><li>Our Objective is: </li></ul><ul><li>An indigenous owned and operated portal for and about Indigenous Peoples that disseminates reliable information </li></ul>