General objective: To establish a set of agreements for participating world regions to consolidate/complete middleware for a marketplace of services and real-time applications to benefit global science communities.
Participants: RedCLARA (Latin America) - Coordinator
CESNET (Czech Republic)
UbuntuNet Alliance (S&E Africa)
WACREN (W&C Africa)
ASREN (Arab States)
CAREN NOC – NITC (Central Asia)
CSIR (South Africa)
To enable mobility and seamless access to services by:
- promoting the establishment of identity federations connected to eduGAIN,
- creating awareness of privacy and security issues, and
- increasing uptake of eduroam.
To enable the provision of collaboration tools and services among NRENs based on NREN-run applications made available via a worldwide application market.
To seek consensus on interoperability of real-time applications and work towards the adoption of standards such as those proposed by the Global CEO Forum.
To foster the collaborative work of Global Science Communities by actively promoting the participation researchers in European Commission Calls, etc.