Social Networking and Governance for Sustainable Development
Connect2Canada – Canada Watch/Science&Technology – Social Networking and Governance for Sustainable Development
April 3, 2009.
Communications technology has enabled new approaches to governance in which stakeholders across sectors and jurisdictions are engaged in consensus building and implementation processes. Writing for the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Terri Willard explores mechanisms through which online social networking may impact on governance for sustainable development. She asks whether social networking sites are useful tools for sustainable development, and how we can ensure that they live up to their potential.
Read: < http://www.iisd.org/pdf/2009/social_net_gov.pdf >.