Kaleidoscope 2014: Living in a converged world - impossible without standards? is the sixth in a series of peer-reviewed academic conferences organized by ITU that bring together a wide range of views from universities, industry and research institutions. The aim of…Continue
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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) is organising its ICT for Agriculture (…Continue
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Applications are now accepted for 2014 IREX Community Solutions Program for best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency & Accountability, Tolerance & Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women & Gender Issues.
Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S. fellowship with…Continue
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In Newark, a city with one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., many Newark Leadership Academy…Continue
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The Global Startup Youth is a 3-day action packed, high intensity, challenging yet fun filled, ‘get stuff done’ bootcamp from 8 – 11 October 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It harnesses the power of youth, their cultural diversity, their domain expertise and their deep conversations about today’s world problems to…Continue
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If you've ever been in Loreto, Peru and sailed in the Amazonas, you were surely impressed with the immensity of the jungle, so warm and endless. A jungle that leaves towns hidden behind the vegetation.
One of these towns is called New Arica, where the #62377 Elementary Education Institution is located, with its 44 students and only one multilevel…Continue
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ITU established, through Resolution 70, the International Girls in ICT Day celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday in April. The aim is to create a global environment that empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in the growing field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). This year, over 40 000 girls and young women took part…Continue
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This campaign is a global initiative to help empower disadvantaged and underserved community women with knowledge of information and communication technologies for personal growth and expanded opportunities for better lives. ITU has joined forces with its BDT Sector Member Telecentre.org Foundation to train 1 million poor women…Continue
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Following is a blog post by Telecentre.org Foundation's Executive Director Miguel Raimilla originally posted in the ITU website in relation to the upcoming BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit that will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica from September 9 to 11,…Continue
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The municipality recognizes the vital role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in local governance and management and the importance of interactive eLearning courses in the effective delivery of basic education.
The Boac Community eCenter plays an important role in the municipality’s ICT programs and…
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Grants of up to 7,500 USD will be given to support:
Economic empowerment of women
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In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft today introduced the 4Afrika Scholarship program, as part of its 4Afrika Initiative, through which it will provide mentorship, leadership and technical training, certification, university-level education, and employment opportunities for promising African students.
Mentorship will be provided by Microsoft employees from around…Continue
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Over 350 students, trainers, and educators gathered in Manila for a series of United Nations led events aiming to enhance information and communication technology for development (ICTD) capacity for youth in the Philippines and the ASEAN sub-region.
ASEAN Sub-regional Workshop and Technical Talks on ICTD for youth…
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The service of the Manager of the Sooriyawewa Nenasala (telecentre) Centre in Sri Lanka which has won the Award for the best telecentre operator at the First Global Telecentre Awards organized by Telecentre.org Foundation has earned plaudits.
Deepika Priyadharshani, manager of the…Continue
Calling on young people under 25 years old to submit your ideas on how technology could or should change our world for the better. The top 2 ideas will win a trip to Costa Rica for the BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit that will be taking place from September 9 to 11. Winners will also get a dedicated…Continue
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infoDev’s Mobile Innovation program, in partnership with Sweden, is proud to announce the mAgri Challenge. Building upon previous World Bank challenges, five teams will be invited to a Mobile Startup Camp in November 2013 for a chance to refine their models and practice pitching their businesses to angel investors.
The World Bank and other…
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ISIF (Information Society Innovation) Asia 2014 has announced a a competitive grants program that provides seed funding for creative solutions to development needs in the Asia Pacific region in the area of information and communication technology (ICT). ISIF Asia is now accepting…Continue
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The initiative, the Mobile Health Information System (MHIS), is a collaborative effort that uses mobile technology to support the work of rural health professionals. The pilot…Continue
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UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT is a section where we share with you inspiring stories of Telecentre.org members and partners through brief interviews. In this article, we feature Udesh Mallikarathne, who recently won the Best Telecentre Award at the Nenasala Felicitation Awards 2013…Continue
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