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Digital divide

Bridging the North South Divide
 © Drawing by Christian Roux

Poverty can be measured not only in economic or social terms. In these times of globalization, the planet is now also divided between those who have mastered new information and communication technology (ICT) and those who have not. This “digital divide” is at the heart of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), held in Tunis on November 16-18, 2005. More
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