ICTDev Pulse

Digital social innovations to solve real world problems

Disruptive digital innovation does not happen where you think it does. The media is full of articles about the digital innovations happening at big Internet companies, and which seem impressive at first sight:

Preventing online violent radicalisation of youth: “Media and information literacy is the counter-narrative”

As the threat of online radicalisation of youth grows, the need for both pragmatic policy-based, legal and technical responses as well as a larger conversation on youth empowerment, resilience and capacity building in the digital space has b

2018 Digital Summit (Digital-Gipfel)

(Nürnberg, German) UN Global Pulse has been invited to speak at the 2018 Digital Summit, organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Stronger Referral Systems Are Saving Lives in Senegal

By Moussa Dia,
Technical advisor for health systems performance, IntraHealth International ; Melanie Joiner,
Senior technical manager, IntraHealth International
November 14, 2018
Over 150 communities in seven regions no

What's new on the spectrum? “Let's make sure we can use it for what is needed” - A conversation with Peter Bloom from Rhizomatica

Peter Bloom highlights trends in spectrum regulation, the importance of empowering communities to govern their own telecommunications, and the need to see spectrum as “a potential to communicate over the airwaves” rather than a commodity to

"We have the standards, the means to make internet services accessible. So why is this not happening?" Insights on disability and accessibility at the IGF 2018

More than 12 years since the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was ratified, web accessibility remains a distant reality for people with disabilities.

Focusing on the SDGs: “We have to really think about including all genders and marginalised genders in this conversation”

Gender and internet governance emerged as one important takeaway for consideration and reflection during the IGF main session “Development, Innovation and Economic Issues: Focus on the SDGs”.
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