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Article: Catapult Design’s Secret to Success

Line/Shape/Space speaks to Creative Director, Noel Wilson, about what drives Catapult Design and its success in bringing creative solutions to underserved communities around the globe.

Abu Dhabi's ICT policy priority areas and Korea's best practices

South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) initially started a partnership with the signging of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two countries to deepen economic cooperation in six strategic areas.

Eight key areas of ICT development in Korea and three high priority initiatives in Abu Dhabi's ICT development

Korea and UAE leaderships agreed to establish a future-oriented strategic development partnership for common  development and prosperity in 2009. As a part of strategic bilateral collaboration, six MOUs on HRD, Energy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Shipbuilding and other important sectors were signed.

Policy recommendations to Abu Dhabi on ICT and e-governance

The Korean government has implemented various strategic policies for increasing availability and user take-up of e-Government services since the 1980s. In fact, Korea has become one of the top performers in e-Government and is now being benchmarked by many countries across the world. Korea consecutively ranked first in the UN e-Government Survey in 2010 and 2012.

Toward knowledge-based economy of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Korean Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) has been conducted in cooperation with the government of Saudi Arabia on the issues of Economic Development in priority areas in 2010.

Why Silicon Savannah is Unsustainable and What to Do About It

Since early in this decade, we’ve seen speculation that applications and other tech development and programming could create and jump start private sectors and local economies, a world of hype, enthusiasm and investments (from venture capital to public and donor money) appears to be funneling towards app development and mobile hubs around the world. Apps4D...

Guarding the Family Jewels: Masculinity, Fear, and Vasectomy

Family jewels, balls, baby-makers, nuts, rocks, beanbags, huevos.In the United States, this is a classic undergraduate women’s studies 101 exercise: Brainstorm as many slang words as you can for men’s genitals, do the same for women

5 Takeaways from UNESCO’s 2016 Mobile Learning Week

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A way forward for the turkish economy: lessons from Korean experience

To meet the demands and to assist the economic and social advancement of the development partnership country more efficiently, the Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Republic of Korea launched a special project under the name of “The Knowledge Sharing Program” with the Republic of Turkey.

Digitalized capacity build-up for aid coordination and entrepreneurship promotion in Republic of Azerbaijan

2010 KSP with Azerbaijan was initiated in December 2009 when the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) and the Baku Business Training Centre (BBTC) of the Government of Azerbaijan submitted a written Demand Survey Form. The form was officially channeled through the KOICA Azerbaijan office, the Embassy of Korea in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF).

Models for national technology and innovation capacity development in Turkey

In the 21st century, knowledge is the key factor in determining a country's level of socio-economic development. From this recognition, the Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP) was launched in 2004 by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF) of the Republic of Korea and the Korea Development Institute (KDI).

Balancing rights and interests: Best practices to counter online abuse and violence

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The IGF Best Practice Forum on Online Abuse and Gender-Based Violence Against Women took place in Jo

Strengthening Uzbekistan's national innovation system

2011 was the second year to conduct Strategic Development Partner Country KSP with Uzbekistan. From the grand theme of 2010 SDPC KSP with Uzbekistan, 'Mid and Long term Plan from Promoting Innovation and Sustainable Economic Growth,' more specific topics related to strategies for transforming into innovation based

IT promotion - Knowledge Sharing Program

As Korea continued to transform into a knowledge-based economy where information and knowledge are the key sources of economic growth, the Korean government had been pushing for informatization in a variety of efforts since the mid-1980s.

Expansion of educational provision

Education broadcasting is a medium that delivers information and contents through sounds and images. Education broadcasting is more extensive, unilateral and mechanical than delivering content through conversation. It is also rapid, visually stimulating, transient and emotionally appealing than printed media.

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