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A leading arm of the United Nations working to spread the benefits of information technology today announced the launch of the first ever tuition-free online university.
As part of this year’s focus on education, the UN Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technology and Development (GAID) presented the newly formed University of the People, a non-profit institution offering higher education to the masses.
source: www.un.org... (May 19 2009)
These programs may in the future, lead towards undergraduate degrees. However, no degrees will be granted before the university gets proper authorization and/or accreditation.
I was expecting something more closely related to UN objectives