Monday | 11 Dec 2017
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  • Twitter festival for a cause
    Twitter is organizing ‘Twestival’ worldwide in September to raise funds and build awareness on local issues affecting communities. Five participating Indian ...
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  • Internet misdirected
    <b>Ethan Zuckerman</b>, a Harvard academic argues that the internet instead of broadening our view of the world has arrowed it down. Solutions to this could be ...
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  • ICT in rural disaster preparedness
    ICTs can be used to both predict natural disasters and, crucially, warn smallholders so that they may make preparations to mitigate losses during extreme ...
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  • Transforming e-health through e-learning
    Healthcare providers worldwide collect and use data for improved health outcomes. However, in many countries, the use of electronic health technologies is ...
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  • The roots of mobile banking in Africa
    Ken Banks, founder of kiwanja.net in his blog post speaks about how mobile technology is helping in bringing African grassroots innovation to limelight.
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  • The Tech Lab
    <b>Dr Paul Twomey</b>, president of the internet admin body Icann, talks about the net's potential for change.
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  • FAO launches portal on animal welfare
    FAO has launched a new web portal to facilitate a single access point for international and national information related to farm animal welfare. Policymakers, ...
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  • Global hope network to be launched soon
    Hope Plus, an international website that will aid social and community projects using web 2.0 will be launched in December. The multilingual website, in ...
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  • EU launches online pollution tracker
    People across European Union will now be able to check the quality of air with the new online pollution tracker. Launched this week, it will provide data on ...
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  • E-petitions giving power to people
    The Department of Communities and Local Government, UK is planning to roll out e-petition systems for all councils by April 2010. The objective is to reach out ...
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  • Monitoring cybercrimes
    <b.<i>The Toolkit for Cybercrime Legislation</i></b> developed by ITU highlights the increasing cybercrimes with the internet revolution and the need for ...
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  • Sri Lanka gets eRevenue Licence facility
    A new online service initiated by the Lanka Gate Project in partnership with ICTA allows people to renew or get a new vehicle revenue license issued, sitting ...
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  • Blog boost learning in Malaysia
    The need for exchanging knowledge outside classroom has resulted to the creation of a unique networking blog, Multiply. Besides fostering a sustainable ...
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  • Endangered species get daily web spot
    International Union for Conservation of Nature will feature extensive daily portrait of endangered birds, animals and plants facing extinction on its website ...
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  • Bangladesh connected
    Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will be maintained by local authorities and provide information on education, health, ...
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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» 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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