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Men and Boys Come Out in Droves for HIV Services in Tanzania

As a senior program manager for IntraHealth International’s Tanzania HIV Prevention Project, I have witnessed male circumcision outreach activities during many vis

APC gives specific recommendations to ITU member states at this year's Plenipotentiary Conference

BUSAN
27 October 2014
(APC for APCNews)

APC formally submits remarks directed at ITU member states in Busan, South Korea for the ITU’s

On Voice of America: Discussing Solutions to Youth Unemployment with Two Social Entrepreneurs

Voice of America's Jackson Mvunganyi sat down with Esther Eshiet and Marlon Parker, two Ashoka Fellows who are working to solve youth employment in Africa as part of the Ashoka’s Future Forward program, a partnership with the MasterCard Foundation. The conversation explored innovative solutions to youth employment in Calabar, Nigeria and in South Africa.

Syrian Women Urge Policy Makers to Stop Supporting Violence

A diverse group of Syrian women came to the US this fall to urge policy makers to stop supporting violence and instead support ongoing negotiations for a peaceful democratic transition, provide more resources for humanitarian aid, work to ensure

How technology informs my activism: A conversation with gender and technology activists in Barcelona

BARCELONA
27 October 2014
(Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org)

Interviewed during the APC Member Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, gender and technology activ

Kristin Lord Takes the Helm at IREX

Kristin M. Lord began her tenure as IREX’s fifth President and CEO last week. A dynamic and proven leader, Lord brings more than twenty years of experience in the fields of foreign policy, higher education, technology, and development.

Connectivity equals opportunity: PPPs narrow the "broadband gap"


A billboard announces the arrival of high-speed broadband internet

Support Inveneo’s Response to Fighting Ebola

Ebola has become an increasingly serious health crisis around the world, and humanitarian aid organizations in West Africa are in critical need of ICTs (Information and Communications Technologies) to effectively support health care workers. In response, Inveneo is assembling a team that is preparing to travel to Accra, Ghana.

36th International Conference of Data Protection & Privacy Commissioners: Recap & Reflections

Author: 
Mila Romanoff
There is a wealth of data, or digital traces, being ge

Shooting our hard drive into space and other ways to practise responsible development data

This book is offered as a first attempt to understand what responsible data means in the context of international development programming. It takes a broad view of development and also anticipates that some of the methods and lessons may have resonance for related fields and practitioners.

Open for Learning: Improving Access to Information in Namibia

In northern Namibia, one of the only libraries available for citizens was in a small, one-room building that lacked a variety of ICT resources.

Pursuing a Passion for Radio Leads to Employment in the West Bank

What determines whether an internship leads to a job offer? The answer lies with both the student and employer. Internships offer an opportunity for students to try different careers and for employers to match candidates to positions.

Postponing our scheduled v3 beta 9 release, again.

Hey Folks!
Last week, we committed to releasing another beta version of v3 today. However, after some internal deliberation, we have come to a decision NOT to make a release this week. We apologise for any inconveniences caused by this, and commit to getting back to our regular release schedules next week, on 30th October, 2014.

Participant Selection for PCRC's “Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation” Workshop

Grantee Project Update

The Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC) recently finished the process of selecting applicants to participate in its “Media Literacy and Resisting Manipulation” youth workshop being held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from October 25 – 29, 2014.

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