27 February, 2012
Depok, Indonesia (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) – Working to bridge the digital divide, over 50 professors and trainers from universities across Indonesia and 60 government officials from various ministries are taking part in ICT capacity development workshops based on United Nations programmes.
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From the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) ICT for Development (ICT4D) Series No. 4, this publication looks at recently concluded…
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Manuel Acevedo, Head of Strategic Management of the Latin America and the Caribbean Telecentre Network, was recognized in the competition sponsored by Nokia, the Ideas Project's 'Apps for Development' Challenge. Manuel's proposal, selected as a winner, was an application for smartphones that would allow…
source: Desk news banglanews24.com
The info-ladies of the country are rendering their technological services to the people of remote areas in…
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Luanda – The Angolan company of telecommunications via satellite, Infrasat, intends to restore the expansion of the rural Liga-Liga telephony services in the first half of 2012. This initiative is marked with the reactivation of up to 600 antennas or telecentres, said the executive director of the Institution, Antonio Rocha, in…Continue
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A non-governmental organisation in Ghana, CAMFED (Campaign for Female Education), is currently building three ultra-modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) centres, backed by Google’s Cooperate Giving Council.
Construction is currently underway in the Nanumba North (Bimbilla), Mamprusi East (Gambaga)…Continue
Source: IT News Africa
The government’s national ICT plan runs in 5 year cycles, and was created in order to gauge progress in the delivery of ICT services. The first cycle, which…Continue
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Arid Lands Information Network - ALIN runs a number of telecentres branded as "Maarifa" (Knowledge) Centres providing free access to the internet, computers, computer skills and public library services to communities residing is some of the remotest and driest parts of East Africa. Its director Mr. James Nguo has been awarded a top Unesco prize for promoting rural communication in East Africa in line with ideals of the United…Continue
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In this issue: #GOW12 counter is running! – Get Online Week 2012 officially launched – Skillage now live in 20 countries– Telecentre-Europe AISBL growing membership - News from our members in Spain, Belgium & Lithuania - News from our stakeholders: European Commission, Telecentre.org & European Civil Society…Continue
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The Syrian Telecentre Project is one of the development projects aimed at providing Information and Communication Technology for local and rural communities.
The project has established telecentres all over the country, especially in the most remote areas in order to give all Syrian people an equal opportunity…
Oman's Telecoms Regulatory Authority (TRA) has unveiled plans to establish telecentres across the country as part of the universal access initiative, Muscat Daily reported. The planned telecentres will ensure a minimum standard of telecom services to all Omanis regardless of their location, gender or…
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The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the National Information Society Agency (NIA) of the Republic of Korea are implementing a joint programme on Korea IT Volunteers 2012. This joint programme was first initiated in 2011 by mutual cooperation between ITU and NIA in an effort to efficiently diffuse of IT knowledge in the region. This joint program is based on Korea IT Volunteers (KIV) Programme which was initiated by the NIA in 2001.…Continue
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‘No More Change in Climate’ with this slogan ‘Climate Radio’ initiative has been started. This is a on-demand online radio from Bangladesh. On May 2009 it has started by publishing the voice of Sidr victims as audio…
Calling all telecentre.org members! Here's a chance to show your support for the great work telecentres have been doing around the world. Telecentre.org Foundation and some of its members have been nominated for several prizes in the …Continue
Puntic (ICT Network Point), the reference portal for ICT information in Catalonia, recently conducted an interview with Tess Camba, Director of Operations for Telecentre.org Foundation. The interview highlights the role of women as a dynamic global network of telecentres and touches on plans for the next Global Forum on Telecentres, which is set to take place next year in Europe.
Take during the …Continue
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According to a new report commissioned by infoDev, information and communication technologies (ICTs) can reduce regional disparities in Tunisia by accelerating economic development and social inclusion. The unemployment rate is between 20 to 30% in the more isolated interior, compared to less than 10% in the main coastal cities.
To view the French version of this press release,…
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Fresh with the thoughts of the International Women’s Day ICTA launches the first women’s rural BPO today. It is also the third rural BPO to be thus launched.…Continue
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