"The Proceedings of the World Conference have today been published in English. They contain the outcomes of the Bonn Conference and provide the reader with reports on plenary sessions, the high-level segment with almost 50 Ministers and Deputy-ministers, twenty-two workshops on a variety of ESD topics, project-based workshops in and around Bonn, a workshop for young people engaged in ESD, and the Bonn Declaration which was adopted by the participants in the closing plenary. "
"American Education continues to be afraid of technology and ignore its importance to our future as a nation and the future of our children. We must move ahead and use technology to teach and to keep our kids safe. Wisely used technology can be a friend of education. Ignorance is the enemy. "
"We are rapidly moving into a new age of widely-deployed, inexpensive, Internet-enabled mobile computing and communication devices. This has the potential to give rise to a whole new generation of services, applications, and modes of behavior to benefit society based on openness in ubiquitous wireless and mobile computing. But this requires re-thinking the computing and communication infrastructure--from the servers in the computing cloud, to the desktop, to the individual handheld devices, to the network that interconnects them all. "