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NETWORK 13 - Newsflash 03 - March 2005


Dear members of the Network 13,

We would like to inform you that within the framework of the European project type B "e-AGORA", co-ordinated by the City of Issy-les-Moulineaux, a platform of e-learning has been launched in close cooperation with the University of Mina Gerais in Brazil.

The objective of this platform is to foster the capacity building of European and Latin American local communities. From 10 March to August 2005 an e-learning platform in form of a professional "Master on Local e-Democracy and New Practices of Governance" is launched in Spanish, Portuguese and French.

Members of the Network 13 are offered the opportunity to participate in this initiative. A representative of the Brazilian government will confer an official certificate to all participants within the 6th Worldwide Forum on e-Democracy, to be held on 28-29 September 2005 in Issy-les-Moulineaux (Paris, France).

If you are interested in participating in this initiative, please donīt contact the Co-ordination Office of the Network 13, but send an e-mail to:, co-ordinator of the e-AGORA project. Thanks for sending a copy to: and

The Co-ordination Office of the Network 13

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