Meeting on Information Technologies was held in Havana
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- Computers and Internet
- Science and Technology
- 11 / 12 / 2007
Representatives from Cuba, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Uruguay attended event to exchange experiences to counteract the negative effect of the standardized western cultural patterns spread worldwide through internet.
According to the agenda, Cuban vice-Minister of Information and Communication, Boris Moreno, opened the forum with a lecture on the equitable and sustainable development of the Information Society.
For his part, Cuban specialist Dr. Francisco Fernandez Nodarse, offered detailed information on the Cuban Sciences Network which was recently awarded by the World Summit on the Information Society in Italy for being among the 40 best science websites around the world.
The Grand Jury of the contest assessed 650 sites from 160 nations, which shows the great level and international acceptance of the Cuban portal.