ICTDev Pulse

New ILO Report: The World Needs More Rural Health Workers, a Lot More

On April 27, a new report released by the United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) made a distressing findi

6 Considerations for Successful Serious Games for Development

The inaugural Technology Salon in Bangkok on April 30th explored whether mobile games can really help to improve development outcomes. Lead discussants included: Sowirin Chuanprapun of UNESCO, which has been exploring the use of gamification to enhance its broader programs, including the release of Sai Fah – The Flood Fighter, a mobile-based game that they...

Women and the media: Join the debate in May!

30 April 2015
(GAMAG for APCNews)

During May 2015, the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG), led by UNESCO, will promote awareness on issues rel

Towards a free, open and secure Internet

Photo: Free Press/flickr

The world is becoming more digitized, interconnected and dependent on the Internet for opportuniti

Status Update regarding Ushahidi Deployments for Nepal

As online volunteers mobilize and international aid begins to flow in response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, we have been reviewing known deployments of our software in the country. As an organization, Ushahidi is not currently managing a deployment of our software and we have no plans to do this.

Win an Apple Watch by Helping Us Improve ICTworks!

Today marks a special day for ICTworks for two reasons worth celebrating:

Reflections on the future of legal identity

What is “legal identity” and what might its future hold? This was the question discussed at the Future of Legal Identity Colloquium in The Hague, Netherlands last week.

Can Creative Innovators Drive Global Health and Humanitarian Change?

I am currently in a very small North Carolina town known for a few things: its infamous ballroom that was converted into a world class event space from an old, historic cotton mill, its Gastropub, its craft beer, as well as its pristine loca
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