By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk
This quantity positive aspects 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian standpoint. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company types in track, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the function of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom across the world and locally. deals an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic techniques in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American collage in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate study student and Lecturer in legislation at Yale legislation university. Her learn pursuits contain highbrow estate, human rights, and net law. This quantity positive aspects 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian standpoint. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise types in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the function of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom the world over and locally. bargains an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic methods in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to financial improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington collage "This e-book is a vital contribution to getting better a nuanced, contextually acutely aware view of entry to wisdom and worldwide wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislations School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University
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Moreover, by the mid-1980s, the global economic environment during which the code negotiations had originally been launched had changed. With the debt crisis and the decline in the price of commodities, most developing countries faced severe economic difficulties. Many of them sought to reverse their previous economic policies, taking measures to liberalize their policies toward transnational companies and foreign technology suppliers in an effort to attract foreign investment. As a result, the original impetus and rationale for the code eroded.
Egypt thus took a great interest in the WSIS process and actively participated in the first part of the Summit held in Geneva in December 2003, as well as in the second part held in Tunis in November 2005. Egypt participated in many preparatory events and meetings for WSIS. It hosted the Pan Arab Regional Conference on WSIS (Arab African Dialogue) during 16-18 June 2003. indb 31 The Ministry of ICT was headed by Dr. Ahmed Nazif, who was later appointed Prime Minister in 2004. 12/12/09 9:43:01 PM 32 ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE IN EGYPT of Bamako (2002).
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