URACCAN LINKS

 

Other URACCAN-related projects,
with the involvement of other organizations

Infrastructure Development for URUCCAN
TecsChange: Technology for Social Change -  supplies recycled computer equipment and provides technical assistance to progressive organizations throughout Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia; provide grassroots groups with computers and the ability to use e-mail and the Internet.
http://www.tecschange.org/international/index.html#uraccan
http://www.tecschange.org/uraccan/eric-reportback.html
Grassroots Support for URACCAN
Pastors for Peace/IFCO - organize caravans of material support and volunteer construction brigades
http://nativenet.uthscsa.edu/archive/nl/9510/0059.html
http://www.ifconews.org/uraccan.html


Introducing Gender at URACCAN, Nicaragua
Susan Heald - 1997 CIDA Project - Working together with URACCAN staff and students and community activists: exploring a variety of ways of increasing the capacity of URACCAN to incorporate a gender analysis in all its work.

http://www.cbie.ca/cida/cp7369.htm


GIS Training at URACCAN: A Workshop and a Curriculum
Conservation Imaging, Inc. - hands-on training workshop in GIS that will lead to the development of a new GIS curriculum at URACCAN. In this manner, we will foster the development of skills that allow indigenous groups to monitor the status and distribution of their natural resources.

http://ci.moscow.com/uraccan.html


Acompañamiento para el  fortalecimiento de la  Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe de Nicaragua (URACCAN)
KEPA - Finnish Service Centre for Development Cooperation- has worked with Nicaraguan NGO´s and other organizations since 1989. (Details of the porject in Spanish only.)

http://www.kepa.org.ni/espanol/contrapa_inf98.htm


Computers for Nicaragua
Earth Links - computer course at URACCAN

http://members.cruzio.com/~yogi/nicatrip.htm


Business Training & Technical Assistance
UIC - Projects 429 & 433 at URACCAN

http://data.cued.uic.edu/cued/longterm.html
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URACCAN Activities
 
RED DE UNIVERSIDADES Y PROGRAMAS INDÍGENAS: PROPUESTA PARA EL ESTABLECIMIENTO DE UNA RED ELECTRONICA DE COMUNICACION ENTRE UNIVERSIDADES Y PROGRAMAS INDÍGENAS
Amada Puhiera of URACCAN - A Proposal for the Establishment of an Electonic Communications Network Among Indigenous Universities and Projects (in Spanish only)
http://www.idrc.ca/lacro/docs/conferencias/pan1.html
Primer encuentro de líderes y autoridades sobre poder local y derechos indígenas
URACCAN - participated in the First Encounter of Leaders and Authorities on the Subject of Local Power and Indigenous Rights (in Spanish only)
http://www.proeibandes.org/eventos.html


Regional Workshop on Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge
URACCAN - participated
http://www.iisd.ca/ramsar/cop7/chiapas-ramsar-e.html

Working for Health Rights in Nicaragua
CHRIA - Committee for Health Rights in Central America - articles on various Nicaraguan/Caribbean Coast Issues, events at URACCAN
http://www.brown.edu/Courses/Bio_Community_Health168C/chria.html

Seminario Internacional sobre la Biodiversidad, Propriedad Intelectual y Derechos Indigenas
Celebrado en URACCAN; URACCAN eligida como promotora y rectora del evento y como institucion educativa impulsora del desarollo de la region como la coordinadora de dicho Comite.
http://www.sdnnic.org.ni/documentos/seminario.htm
http://www.iucn.org/themes/ramsar/forum_nicaragua_seminar.htm

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For links on the York-URACCAN Project
See the links listed on the Project Activities page.

For links on URACCAN
See the links listed on the URACCAN page.

For links on Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast
See the links listed on the Caribbean Coast page.


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