From June 15 to September 15, our friends at Mozilla are hosting a global party dubbed the “Maker Party” which celebrates the amazing things we all can make and learn, thanks to the web. During this period, people across the globe will meet up at great events, learn and make…Continue
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Worldwide consultation launched that aims at building an inclusive Information Society for allContinue
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In Bangladesh, availability of timely and appropriate information is a big challenge due to an inefficient extension system. Farmers lack access to relevant and timely information, knowledge about new technologies, skills, practices, ways to collaborate with the market and resources to overcome these limitations. As a result, smallholders are vulnerable to crop related diseases, suffer productivity…Continue
The High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development (HLMDD) will take place at UN Headquarters on 23 September, the day before the opening of the General Debate of the 68th session of the General Assembly. The meeting is expected to adopt an action-oriented…Continue
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All classrooms of the literacy project for girls and women in Senegal (PAJEF) will soon be equipped with a digital kit consisting of a laptop, an interactive beamer, an infrared stylus touch pen to write directly on the digital board, as well as adapted software.
UNESCO’s Regional Office in Dakar will shortly received 200 digital classroom kits from the “Sankoré” programme, a joint…Continue
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The Netherlands-based Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) has issued a call for proposals to support commodity development activities that benefit the poor in more than hundred countries around the world. CFC is a membership-based organization comprising of 105 countries and 10 institutional…Continue
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Early this month, Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) welcomed 4 Korean volunteers from the Korean IT Volunteer (KIV) Program. These volunteers, who will be based at the TCF office in…Continue
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The 2013 Digital Woman of the Year™ Award is destined for a woman*, 18 years of age or older, who lives and/or works in Europe and distinguishes herself through leadership, creativity, entrepreneurship, social-focus and/or innovative discoveries, and who is positively impacting the number of girls and women participating in digitally-driven or digitally-enabled…Continue
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ITU and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) are jointly organizing a contest on promoting transformational power of broadband – “Connecting at the Roots”, having recognized the importance of broadband and its impact on nations’ socio-economic development and achieving Millennium…Continue
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The report gives a detailed collection of data in Africa ranging from national fiscal and external accounts, millennium development goals,…Continue
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The five-year National Broadband Strategy envisages a country where broadband will be delivered to individuals, homes and businesses with a minimum speed of 5…
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BIID jointly with VSO Bangladesh implemented a project to explore scopes to integrate e-Krishok service (i.e. ICT in agriculture extension) through youth clubs in selected locations.
The video of Youth Engagement in ICT and Agriculture is now available at
Access to Information (A2I) Programme of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has taken a special measure to install information service centres in 11 city corporations and 318 pourasabhas in the country.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed Thursday between A2I Programme and Urban Partnership for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) to reach all kinds of service of the city corporations and pourasabhas to doorsteps of the people.
Kabir Bin Anwar, project director of…Continue
Muhammed Jawara's lessons never last more than half an hour. Teaching ICT at a secondary school in the Gambian village of Sohm, where there is no mains power source, means when the battery of the clapped-out donated laptop he uses to teach with dies, class is over.
To charge this laptop for his next class,…Continue
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The internet community all the time proposes interesting and nonstandard solutions to existing issues in society. The potential of the domain is huge. Exactly internet allows creating supplementary work places and new approach for different target…Continue
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Geneva, 22 July 2013 – First Lady of Nigeria Dame Patience Jonathan was formally appointed Champion for Child Online Protection at a ceremony in Geneva this morning.
ITU launched the Child Online Protection (COP) initiative in 2008 as part of the overall thrust to strengthen cybersecurity. It brings together partners from various sectors to ensure a safe and secure online experience for children around the world.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Dame…Continue
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