Do Only English Speakers Pay Taxes? Government Websites and Multilinguals

Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese). Multilingual sites can be complex in terms of technology and maintenance – but in a multicultural and multilingual world, they are also highly effective.

2-tier crowdsourcing for disaster information collection and co-ordination

Slayer aka Kuo-Yu Chuang is a founder of GeoThings, the chair of the OGC Open Geo SMS Standard Working Group, and is also from Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI). He is also an Ushahidi trusted developer and long standing membe

The Smart Money Is On Hiring Women

“If we hire a woman, she will just leave the compan

UNICEF Chief in CAR: “It could go terribly wrong, very quickly”

The head of UNICEF, and former US National Security Advisor, Anthony Lake visited the Central African Republic this week. While there, UNICEF cut this video in which Lake uses some very sharp language to warn the world of a potential looming catastrophe.

 

Top of the Morning: Violence Against Children Reaches Horrific Levels in CAR

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Major NGOs Call for Humanitarian Access in Syria

The Harmful Effect of US Sanctions on Sudan

Ed note. This post originally appeared in Tech President and is reprinted here with permission

Supporting Country-Led Efforts to Recruit and Retain Health Workers and Improve Their Productivity

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February 2014

February 18, 2014Supporting Country-Led Efforts to Recruit and Retain Health Workers and Improve Their Productivity

Transforming and Scaling Up Health Professional Education

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March 2014

March 18, 2014Transforming and Scaling Up Health Professional EducationWashington, DC

Better Data, Stronger Workforce: iHRIS Health Workforce Information Solutions

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May 2014

May 6, 2014Better Data, Stronger Workforce: iHRIS Health Workforce Information SolutionsWashington, DC

Top of the Morning: Syria Peace Talks Kick Off Today in Switzerland

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Syria Peace Talks Kick Off Today in Switzerland

Mobiles for Development Partnerships are Still Hard!

I am Kristen Roggemann, and at the recently-concluded GSMA Mobile for Development Summit, GSMA mWomen was thrilled to host a spirited discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing partnerships in the M4D sector.  In what was a frank excha

New Project Supports Reforms in Middle East & North Africa

IREX is pleased to announce the Regional Assistance Program (RAP), a rapid response mechanism designed to support civil society efforts in advancing political, social, and econ

“Audio Never Goes Viral”… and maybe that’s a good thing

Stan Alcorn, a producer for WNYC (one of the leading lights of public radio in the US), has an excellent essay on Digg.com titled “Why Audio Never Goes Viral”.

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