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End of the Second International Conference „e-Society.Mk“


e-soc.mkSecond International Conference „e-Society.Mk“
was organised by the Metamorphosis Foundation in Holiday Inn Hotel in Skopje on November 15-17, 2006. The Conference covered the following themes: best practices in institutional framework building, e-government and citizen participation, freedom of information and data privacy, e-commerce, cyber-crime and cyber-security legislation, new media influence on policy: digital switch, building synergy: bridging the gap eEU-eSEE, gender evaluation of it projects, online journalism, blogging and other new media, freedom of expression on the internet, e-accessibility: inclusion of people with disabilities in the is, free and open source software and other themes. Six workshops were organised within the conference for practical knowledge transfer.

The Conference has regional dimension with about thirty experts from the Balkans and other European countries and provoked great interest among the public, decision makers, international development agencies and experts. About 300 people attended and participated in the conference. Mr. Mile Janakieski, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Macedonia opened the Conference.

The Second International Conference „e-Society.Mk“ was supported by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Open Society Institute.