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The future of knowledge sharing in a Digital Age: exploring impacts and policy implications for development

We live in a Digital Age that gives us instant access to information at greater and greater volumes. The rapid growth of digital content and tools is already changing how we create, consume and distribute knowledge. Even though globally participation in the Digital Age remains uneven, more and more people are accessing and contributing digital content every day.

UNHRC: Resolution reaffirming human rights online adopted

1 July 2016
(APC for APCNews)

APC welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council (HRC) of resolution reaffirming the importance of promoting and protecting human rights on the internet.

5 Barriers to Building ICT4D Capacity of Development Organisations

Twenty development professionals recently met in Bangkok to ask, “How Can We Build the ICT4D Capacity of Development Organizations?“. They discussed the usage, implementation as well as the successes and challenges of building capacity of development organization to make use of ICT in their work. The lead discussant, Simon Gee from TechSoup Asia, started the...

Mobile Learning Lessons: From the Developing to the Developed World

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Can Women and Girls’ Use of Technology Help Us Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?

Of course! But, in the quest to include women and girls, don’t forget about the boys and men. Did you miss it? Last month, Tech Salon hosted a special session in celebration of the Copenhagen-based Women Deliver Conference. Taking place once every three years, Women Deliver is the world’s largest conference dedicated to the rights,...

Translator Gator: Phase I Wrap Up

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Out with 'Family' Planning, In with 'Future' Planning

In Kenya, the “Future Fab” teen lifestyle brand is taking off.

Connecting Green Technology Entrepreneurs

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Supporting Independent Media in Syria

IREX is pleased to launch a new project to support independent Syrian media. IREX will support a diverse range of Syrian broadcasters, including the development of a new independent satellite channel.

Crisis Mapping and Remote Sensing Satellites

Has there been a discussion regarding utilization of the new generation of Earth observing satellites for crisis mapping? There are many systems, some operational and other in the planning stages that might be useful. The common fault it that most of these systems have relatively poor spatial resolution.

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