Activities of February 2005

  1. 1. A Message has been prepared and sent to the World Summit on Small Islands Developing States which
  2. took place in Port-Louis, Mauritius from 10 to 14 January 2005.


2. Following the signing by the Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement ( Army), SPLA, of a final agreement last month, AAPSO sent a Message in which it hailed the agreement as an historical achievement.


3. A Paper has been prepared and sent to the World Summit on the Information Society Thematic Meeting on Measuring the Information Society. The Summit took place in Geneva from 7 to 9 February 2005. The Paper presented by AAPSO was entitled: "Measuring Information and Communication Technology in Developing Countries".


4. Both Copies of the Message to the World Summit on Small Islands Developing States, and of the Paper on Information and Communication Technology were sent to COMESA, SADC and ECOWAS ( African Regional Economic Groupings).


5. A reply-letter was sent to Mme Germaine Touré, President of ONG, PROSAFE, Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire, following her demand for more contacts and informations about AAPSO. Attached to the letter was an historical background of AAPSO.


6. Following the letter received from Darci Van Duzer who is working at the Center for Development and Democracy in Accra, Ghana, and asking for informations, publications and future projects, a reply was sent to him containing the informations requested and expressing our satisfaction for his interest and hoping contacts to be maintained further.


17 February 2005