Jacques van Laar, a Dutch national, is responsible for the maintenance of the Centre’s website, management of the contacts database, information support to staff and editing of French materials. Trained as a librarian and documentalist, he has worked in these capacities at the Centre for Latin American Studies and Documentation (CEDLA) in Amsterdam, as well as at ECDPM in the period 1991-1998. Subsequently, he worked as an editor and website manager at Europe’s Forum for International Cooperation (EUFORIC) in Maastricht. Jacques has been involved at board level in several networking activities in the area of development information such as the Dutch Association for Information and International Development (VIIO), the European Network for Information and Documentation on Latin America (REDIAL), and the Information Management Working Group of EADI.
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