“Broadband will represent a momentous economic and social change”, said President’s Secretary Lalith Weeratunga. Weeratunga said so while participating at the inauguration of a two-day “Regional Expert Consultation on Connecting Asia Pacific’s Digital Society for Building Resilience”…Continue
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Australia’s 3rd Annual FutureGov Summit (18th-19th September 2012, Canberra) wrapped up on a high note – with a distinguished panel of government officials meeting to discuss, debate, and deliver an action plan for 21st ICT reforms.
Insights were shared about the future of government – in a connected economy – and the expanded role of technology to support core service delivery programmes, including healthcare, social services, and education.
Among the highlights, Richard…Continue
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Organized by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), the one-day symposium addressed the importance of eliminating digital illiteracy from a…Continue
The Middle East North Africa (MENA) Telecentre Network held a meeting at the Information Technology Authority (ITA) in Muscat, Oman on September 24, 2012. The meeting took advantage of the opportunity and presence of the global and regional telecentre leaders during the Knowledge Network and Multi-Sector…Continue
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In Zimbabwe, the cost of cell phone usage remains quite high, but women entrepreneurs have benefited from improved access to mobile communication technology.
With about three quarters of a million…Continue
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In this issue:
News from Telecentre-Europe (TE):
Last minute registrations for TE's Summit 17-18 October, Warsaw - TE Awards 2012 - TE Board elections - TE's new member organization in Poland - TE community's Featured Member Contest - TE at…
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In his recent post at the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Daniel Ben-Horin, co-CEO at TechSoup Global, looks back at his experience at Campus Party Europe (Berlin, August 2012) where he met with several young developers from what he calls…Continue
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Building on its long history of philanthropic programs that provide support to nonprofits around the world, Microsoft recently unveiled its latest initiative called Youthspark, company-wide effort designed to create opportunities for 300 million youth around the world over the next 3 years. The announcement was made on September 20 by its CEO, Steve Ballmer.…Continue
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Every organization involved in development needs to network and exchange knowledge. Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation (GKPF) is an organization that has a role as a knowledge broker, networking, communication and dissemination, logistics…Continue
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Thanks to the program Bibliomist, which has been actively working in Ukraine, many public library users now have the opportunity to use ICT in agriculture.
We have already covered a story about Victor Ponomarenko, a dweller of Izmaylivka, Kirovohrad region, who…Continue
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Join us for TIS Talks on September 26 and 27 as we explore how telecentres and telecentre networks can support the growth of community-based…Continue
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Under the title Jobs for youth and ageing online, the fifth Telecentre-Europe Summit (#TES12) will take place in Warsaw, Poland during 17-18 October 2012. This annual network gathering will bring together an invited audience of 100 telecentre network leaders from across Europe, along with…Continue
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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ICT for democracy and freedom of expression
Sida invites civic organisations and other relevant actors to apply for funding for initiatives where ICT is being used to support democracy and freedom of expression.
The specific objective of this call is to…Continue
The project will involve sourcing for low-cost tablets and development of apps. Postmen can use these tablets to enter data such as digital signatures and delivery reports, and the department can use this data…Continue
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According to Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo, the Internet now is considered as a primary need in Jakarta. Through this initiative the…Continue
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The capital city of South Korea will be providing smartphones and free wireless internet service at homeless shelters as part of the city government’s Social Networking Service education program for 300 homeless people who are trying to reintegrate back into society.
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NetAfrica, in partnership with Telecentre.org Foundation and Intel, is organizing a webinar entitled “ICT as an Enabler for Private Sector Development: Its Implications for Telecentres” to be held on October 3rd from 3pm-4pm Nairobi time (UTC/GMT+3). To check for local time, click …Continue
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have had a significant impact on the lives of people bringing them closer together, making differences less important and amplifying economic activity and growth. As a global best practice and vital agenda of many international organizations rapid improvement in…Continue
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