Update on the UN open source symposium

Steve Hamm

In the wake of my last posting, I finally got hold of Colleen Thouez, chief of UNITAR, the United Nations Institute of Training and Research. She filled me in on the intent of UNITAR's three-day symposium on open source software, which her organization held this week. While the meetings help put open source on the UN agenda, nothing is going to directly come from them along the lines of a policy recommendation.

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