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Call for tenders: Mid-term review of the outcomes of APC's implementation of 2013-2016 Strategic Plan

25 March 2015
(Karen Banks for APC)

APC is looking for evaluation consultants to develop an evaluation proposal and

Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want

In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, but to thrive?

Partnering across Public and Private Sectors to Beat TB in India

This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post.Every year, 

Helpdesk Report: Innovations in education systems and delivery

There is a significant body of evidence showing the efforts of educational institutes all over the world to innovate their educational systems in order to extend services, improve performance and communication flows, and to reduce costs.

Helpdesk Report: The use of mobile phones to improve communication from lower to higher tier health workers

mHealth refers to medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices.  Mobile phones and internet technology are being used in developing countries for health projects with some success. The bulk of the literature is on phones being used for workers to communicate with

New publication: Building access to justice, health care and social rehabilitation for survivors in the Republic of Congo

PERGAMINO
23 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

This publication, which is especially useful for women’s rights and ICT for develop

Helpdesk Report: Health in Tanzania

This report gives an overview of the health situation in Tanzania and their progress towards the goals set in the health Millennium Development Goals.

Helpdesk research report: Mobile telephony for improved health service and data management

There is significant potential for the use of mobile telephony to improve health service outcomes and data management. Opportunities include: serving as a less costly substitute for existing interventions; providing interactive functions that multiply the power of existing interventions; and serving entirely new functions.

Helpdesk Report: ICTs and education

This is a scoping report of recent, ongoing and pipeline activities that utilise Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education programme delivery, in particular to deliver learning. It includes teacher training initiatives and the use of ICTs for teaching and learning. The report is focused on primary and secondary level education.

RightsCon Southeast Asia happening 24-25 March in Manila, Philippines

PERGAMINO
20 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

Civil society organisations, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies and governments

Section J: From footnotes to headlines

PERGAMINO
20 March 2015
(Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

“In a time when there are 200 million fewer women with access to the internet,

Communications surveillance victims in South Korea fight back

SEOUL
20 March 2015
(Jinbonet for APCNews)

Surveillance is one of the greatest challenges for civil society organisations trying to advance human r

HRC 28th session: "The violence faced by women human rights defenders has only intensified,” state APC and partners

20 March 2015
(ISHR, APC, AWID and FORUM-ASIA on behalf of the WHRD IC for APCNews)

The adoption of Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review report is taking place on

Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory

With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open education movement, but at the same time the real battle for the direction of openness begins.

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