ICTDev Pulse

On the Front Lines: Supporting Health Workers that Deliver Lifesaving Vaccines

One of the greatest successes in global health in the past 25 years has been the slashing of

Transforming state-citizen relations in food security schemes: the computerized ration card management system in Kerala

This paper looks at the application of ICTs to the improvement of state-citizen relations in a developing country context. It argues that, to maximise responsiveness of the government, ICTs need to target the structural problems in state-citizen relations, from which unresponsiveness of the state to citizens is generated.

Digital Development: From Principle to Practice

(Washington DC, USA) The Principles for Digital Development are a set of 9 guiding principles to help donors and development organizations integrate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into development projects (

International Dialogue on Migration 2016

(UN Headquarters - New York) The 2016 International Dialogue on Migration, hosted by IOM, will be dedicated to reviewing migration aspects of SDGs.

Women’s Rights Online: Translating Access into Empowerment

This research, based on a survey of poor urban men and women across nine developing countries, found that while the majority of men and women own a mobile phone, women are still nearly 50% less likely to access the Internet than men in the same communities.

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