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The Elsevier Foundation supports the efforts of libraries to enhance the quality of life in developing countries by advancing knowledge in science, the social sciences technology and medicine. The Foundation provides one, two and three year grants to…Continue
The people of Botswana headed to Mabule this week to mark the 147th anniversary of the WTISD celebrations.The theme for this year’s celebration is“Girls and Women in ICT: Expanding horizons and changing attitudes.”
Botswana, as an African country under colonial…Continue
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The eWorld Awards 2012 would recognise excellence in the following fields*
Best ICT-enabled Agriculture Initiative of the Year…Continue
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On Monady 22nd May 2012, the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) 2012 was celebrated with an event held at the Intercontinental Hotel Muscat, in the Jabrin Ballroom. Organized in cooperation with the Information Technology Authority (ITA), the Ministry of Transportation &…Continue
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A high level meeting chaired by AfDB President Donald Kaberuka, former British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the Web Foundation at the World Economic Forum on Africa conference in South Africa heard that technology is the key to bridging the gap between the state of education in Africa today and what it has the…Continue
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The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) wants women in Zambia to embrace and effectively use modern telecommunication technologies because they have the potential to enhance business undertakings.
ZICTA director general Margaret Mudenda said one…Continue
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President Joyce Banda has unveiled Malawi’s vision on the information and communication technology (ICT), in her inaugural state of the nation address. As she opened parliament this week, she revealed of 12 areas within the sector that will be developed.
“Malawi needs a strong Telecommunications, Information and Technology (TIT) platform in order…Continue
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The Spanish Telecentre and ICT Spaces Academy launched on May 10 a new training cycle, historically the 19th edition, but in fact the first one with the following new dynamic: for the first time this initiative is developed in a context of alliance among a big number of organizations both, public and private, bringing together most of telecentre and networks in Spain.
This alliance includes a…Continue
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In this issue: #GOW12 Campaign Report – Save the date: Telecentre-Europe Summit 2012: 17-18 October, Warsaw – Infographic: 120 million offliners in EU – Telecentre-Europe at European Institutions Open Day, at Expert workshop in Seville, at Innovate4Good@Microsoft forum
And also: News from our…Continue
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The WSIS Forum, which runs until Friday, May 18, continues to take place on this Tuesday morning in the city of Geneva in Switzerland, organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and held under the auspices of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations…Continue
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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s One-Stop-Shop has won a WSIS Project Prize in Geneva, Switzerland, in the category of e-business. This win was announced during the Opening Ceremony of the WSIS Forum 2012 event, which is taking place this week in the Swiss capital, Geneva, amid wide…Continue
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The Ministry of Education aims to have distributed 200,000 computers to primary school children across the country by the end of the year. The exercise is under the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Project.
According to Nkubito Bakuramutsa, the project's coordinator, as many as 105,000 XO laptops have already…Continue
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Microsoft Asia Pacific organized a workshop in Manila to educate nonprofit organizations on how to fully utilize the merits of social media. Heather Mansfield, the founder of DIOSA Communications, was invited to share her years of experience in social media at the workshop. Twenty-three representatives from 20 nonprofit organizations, who are strategic partners and Microsoft beneficiaries of software donations, attended the workshop. Additionally, five students who are aspiring to be part of…Continue
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Are We Overlooking a Potential Engine for Social and Economic Change?
This was the question posed to participants during a National Forum on Public Access to Information in the Philippines held this morning, May 16, at the National Library of the Philippines in Manila. The forum, which was organized by IREX, the National Library of the Philippines and the Molave Development Foundation, Inc. as part of the…Continue
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In Switzerland, TCF Executive Director Miguel Ramilla will be hosting,…Continue
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Geneva, 15 May 2012 – The 2012 edition of the WSIS Stocktaking Report has been released today at the WSIS Forum 2012, which is taking place this week in Geneva (14-18 May).
The report provides a two-yearly summary of the ongoing WSIS Stocktaking process, which will serve as the central reference point for assessment and evaluation in the Overall Review of the WSIS Implementation (WSIS+10). Preparations for this review, which will be led by ITU, begin this week as part…Continue
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The training was an initiative of the National Communication Authority, the Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence, …Continue