Tuesday, December 09, 2008

A new UN e-Learning initiative

Interesting development


Berlin, 6 December 2008 " A new UN e-Learning initiative, launched in Berlin last week, offering developing countries opportunities to draw upon a rich array of training and capacity-building resources.

Sixteen UN agencies, meeting at a forum organized by UNEP during the 14th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning and Training in Berlin, agreed to establish UNeLearn - a UN-wide network on technology supported learning to share information and expertise, and to collaborate on the sustained deployment of e-Learning.

http://yubanet.com/world/UN-Launches-E-Learning-Initiative-in-over-160-Developing-Countries.php

1 comment:

Bob Sanregret said...

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