ITU has launched a free mobile Application to be used in the campaign against the Ebola disease outbreak. Continue
The "Ebola-Info-Sharing" mobile App facilitates coordination among organizations responding to the Ebola crisis and offers the general public access to the latest Ebola news from official sources, including an interactive map…
Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on December 30, 2014 at 5:28am —
Within the framework and expanding SparkLab initiative in several of regional telecentre networks around the world, Telecentre Foundation, Espial Foundation and Catalonia government, UNDP Egypt and… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on December 29, 2014 at 8:00pm —
The WSIS Forum 2015 represents the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. The WSIS Forum, co-organized by the International Telecommunication Union (… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 25, 2014 at 1:30pm —
Emerging Leader from Palestinian Territories
Arriving at San Francisco Airport after many challenges was a great relief. I had to leave my home in Gaza City before my visa arrived, which processed just hours before my flight. I had to go to Cairo not knowing if the visa would… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on December 23, 2014 at 11:46pm —
I have a chance to participate in the ITU World Telecom 2014 in Doha discussing the role of ICT for better and healthy environment and how ICT help in transferring traditional cities to SMART CITIES & SMART SOCIETIES
Gedaref digital city organization… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on December 15, 2014 at 3:19pm —
ITU Telecom World 2014 opened its doors to a packed programme of conversations and debates on the theme “Future in Focus”. Continue
A spectacular Opening Ceremony at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha brought together a glittering line-up of high-level participants, including (in speaking…
Added by Nabil Eid on December 14, 2014 at 6:22pm —
In 1954, the United Nations designated November 20 as the Universal Children’s Day. Seventy years have passed, but promoting the welfare of the youth has never been more necessary. Too many youngsters worldwide continue to suffer from poverty, abuse, and premature mortality.
When it comes to…
Added by Seu Yapa on December 13, 2014 at 3:06am —
Information Access Center- Costa-Rica Opening Ceremony was held on 19th November, 2014. Minister of Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunication attended the ceremony. National Information Society Agency (NIA), Seoul, Korea hopes that lot of people will be using the… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 13, 2014 at 2:36am —
Between the high cost of buying and shipping books and the decreasing expense of buying mobile devices and services, connecting students in the developing world to badly needed educational texts and visuals is becoming more realistic, in some cases, as a digital endeavor.
But there’s no clear evidence that just handing out classroom sets of low-cost tablets and… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 11, 2014 at 7:27pm —
UNV launches report on perceptions and recommendations for youth volunteerism in Arab States
Cairo, Egypt – On the occasion of this year’s International Volunteer Day, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has launched a report gathering findings, perceptions and recommendations on… Continue
Added by Nabil Eid on December 11, 2014 at 1:07am —
Can you believe it's only been 10 years since Facebook was founded?
Perhaps many of you feel like it was just yesterday when "friend" was just a noun and the phrase "pics or it didn't happen" wasn't a common quip. But because social media networks like Facebook have been a central fixture of most companies' marketing strategies for so many years now,… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 10, 2014 at 10:45pm —
The goal: to get 100,000 kids worldwide learning how to code. The timeframe: one hour. The reason: because technology is the future of the world and the world is in the hands of the next generation, we might as well equip them early!
Code.org is responsible for the largest education event in history called ‘Hour of Code’ which happened for the… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on December 5, 2014 at 5:28pm —