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Geneva, 30 April 2013 - The Regional Preparatory Meeting for ITU's World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014 opened today in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Conference will assess the ongoing implementation of the Hyderabad Plan of Action agreed at the last edition of the Conference in 2010 and the identification of priority areas for the Asia-Pacific region.
ITU's sixth World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14) will take place in Sharm…
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People Sarathi Jhalak, a Community Radio station in rural Bangalore, is seeing a steady increase in its listener base. Shamantha D.S., who started the station, walks RESHMA KRISHNAMURTHY SHARMA through the success story.
It’s hard not to get affected by Shamantha D.S’s exuberance. Sarathi Jhalak, a community radio station in rural Bangalore at Anugondanahalli, in Hoskote…Continue
Congratulations to all our members celebrating Girls in ICT Day on 25 April 2013. Last year, more than 1300 events were organized in 90 countries around the world — and my guess is that we will beat that record this year.
Such events play an important role in convincing girls that heading into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers isn’t dull, geeky or nerdy,…Continue
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A few years ago, many city colleges were swept up on a wave of enthusiasm for community radio. While most of these campus initiatives flickered weakly and sputtered out, three are still burning bright. The students-run FM radio…Continue
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ITU and its cybersecurity partner, the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), has announced a partnership with the Information Technology Authority (ITA) of Oman for the first Cybersecurity Innovation Centre to cater to the needs of the Arab region. Brahima Sanou, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau and Dr. Salim Sultan al Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer, ITA Sultanate of Oman, signed the Agreement on 15 December 2012 in…Continue
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People, Innovation and Sustainability – these are the 3 major themes of Spark, the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres that will take place from May 28-29 in Granada, Spain.
During this 2-day event, you will get the chance to:
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Geneva, 25 April, 2013 - Every year on the fourth Thursday in April, ITU and the global technology community celebrate 'Girls in ICT Day', an awareness-raising initiative designed to pay tribute to women's contribution to the technology industry…Continue
It is an ICT4D conference known as…Continue
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25th April 2013 was a real exciting day for E-Village team. Nearly 300 young girls were awarded certificates after successfully qualifying a three-month training program on ICTs skills. This is part of TCF women empowerment program.
After the formal ceremony, the team shifted to a E-village ( Telecentre ) 30 KM away from Islamabad and had lot of fun time that included national songs, drama based on local folk stories, fun scripts etc. The event way very exciting for every one, some…Continue
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By Eiko Kawamura. Regional Coordinator of Spanish Community FTC
As you read, telecentres have become the alternative against the production of coca, the main ingredient for drug trafficking in Peru. The Digital Inclusion project of the Center for Information and Education for the Prevention of Drug Abuse (CEDRO), will deploy 20 telecentres ending in mid-August 2013. All located in areas of coca production in the Amazon region of Peru.…
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Below, we’ve gathered some great resources and events to help you get involved.
Stay tuned for more from Beyond Access on how…Continue
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Cherie Blair Foundation, Telecentre.org Foundation’s partner in supporting women entrepreneurs in developing and emerging economies, is inviting outstanding male and female team members to join its distinctive Mentoring Women in Business Programme as mentors for its June 2013 group.…Continue
Kibera Community Library
Kibera Community Library is situated in one of the largest slums in Kenya at Lang’ata County. The library was opened to the public in the month of September 2012. Schools within the constituency are expected to make use of the library. There are more…
Bangkok – 22 April 2013 – Microsoft (Thailand) Limited today unveiled four new citizenship programs in Thailand designed to provide better opportunities in Thailand within the next three years. As part of the company’s global YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft and its partners from the NGO, government and business sector will empower Thai youths aged 16-30 with access to education and technology.
Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative designed to tackle the…Continue
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The ASEAN Foundation, the Thailand Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM), and Microsoft jointly launched the “Enhancing ICT Skills of Small Medium Enterprises in ASEAN” Project in Bangkok on 19 April 2013. The Project launching was made part of Microsoft Thailand’s global…Continue
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ITU says with the number of schoolgirls opting to study technology-related disciplines on the decline in most countries worldwide, it is committed to championing the catalytic role a tech career can play in creating exciting, far-reaching opportunities for women and…Continue
The Telecentre program was born under Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in 2005 as an organization known as Telecentre.org and joined by Microsoft and Swiss development fund. The…Continue
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In the face of emerging global challenges including climatic change, heath, economic crisis and cultural issues, education remains the foundation for innovation and the advancement of human kind. Hence it is important for us to respond to these crucial problems to provide access to education by all.
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