Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School

Networked Readiness in the Republic of Panama

Working with the Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Government of Panama, the International Technologies Group (ITG) at the Berkman Center is joining efforts with local stakeholders in Panama to initiate policy change and implementation in support of more effective use of information and communication technologies.

We invite you to visit the Current Projects web page at the ITG website for details.

Also, please click here to read Incorporation of Information and Communication Technologies in Schools: The "Internet for Everyone" Project in Panama, by Mark Lopes. As Panama gears up to invest tens of millions of dollars in installing computers and Internet in over 600 of its public schools, this analysis examines the primary challenges the project faces, with particular focus on developing an institutional structure that would be politically, operationally and financially sustainable in Panama's complex socio-political environment.