Saturday | 16 Dec 2017
Welcome to Digital Opportunity, the ‘all about ICT for Development’ channel, brought to you by OneWorld South Asia that informs on digital inclusion, showcases best practices in the sector and provides space for sharing and collaboration amongst ICT for D practitioners.
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04-07-2012 Liau Yun Qing, Tech Journalist at ZDNet Asia, talks about proliferation of mobile devices in Asian markets and companies adopting to e-learning, as popularity of tablets continue to rise.
02-07-2012 Paula Leighton, regional consultant and journalist at finds out how the use of phones in education is a growing trend in Latin America. She outlines the effectiveness of the technology and also the challenges in making it more sustainable.
29-06-2012 Abhay Barhanpurkar, Solution Architect, Symphony Teleca Corporation, speaks how mobile and connected device technology will transform the health care landscape in developing countries. He addresses the various aspects of health technology and its challenges.
25-06-2012 Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative, explains about participatory budgeting and its importance in e-governance.
20-06-2012 Priya Shetty, journalist and specialist in health, climate change and human rights opines that online clinical trials hold promise for research, but scientists should think hard before using them in poorer countries.
15-06-2012 Careermate, a service provider in Zambia gives information to vocational students on career opportunities in an attractive way. Yese Bwalya, founder of Careermate, talks about how the service is digitising information about career prospects and helping local students in Zambia make the right career choice.
13-06-2012 Judith Tembo, ITC Policy Consultant, speaks about the opportunities and challenges of ICTs. She focuses on ICT playing an effective tool in empowering communities and increasing local participation, particularly in the developing countries.
12-06-2012 John Evans, weekly columnist at TechCrunch, says the current penetration rate of smartphones in the sub-Saharan Africa region which currently stands at seven per cent will reach 40 per cent five years from now.
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21-05-2012 With the Internet becoming such a powerful medium through which individuals exercise a range of human rights, it is crucial to address who and what shapes the Internet today, says United Nations Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Farida Shaheed.
16-05-2012 In this blog post for the Harvard University's Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR), Jason Cone, Communications Director at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) elaborates on social media as an emerging tool for humanitarian protection.
Global Goals 2030
festival ECONOMIA trento
Helpi - your personal safety app
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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Ek Duniya Anek Awaaz OneWorld Open Knowledge Network ItrainOnline TIKI the Penguin, Kids Channel
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