ICTDev Pulse

Pulling apart the patriarchy: GenderIT.org edition in commemoration of Heike Jensen

18 June 2015
(GenderIT.org for GenderIT.org)

This edition is in tribute to this amazing woman who contributed to our ability to question, inte

Inveneo Delivers 100 New Internet Connections for Ebola Fight in West Africa

Inveneo, in partnership with Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Cisco, EveryLayer, and NetHope, as part of the joint Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative (ERCI), succeeded in delivering 100 new high-speed Internet connections to government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

HRC29: Freedom of expression and association is deteriorating in Malaysia

GENEVA
18 June 2015
(APCNews)

At the Human Rights Council, Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (EMPOWER) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) delivered a joint statement calling for urgent attention to the deteriorating situation in Malaysia with regards to the rights to free

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.19 release!

It’s V3 release day! Today, we roll out Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.19 and we’re happy to update you about the new features and improvements from the technical team.
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Guest Post: Data For Good, Challenges of Combining all that Data

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HRC29: Encryption and anonymity are key for people who face discrimination and persecution based on their sexual orientation and gender identity

GENEVA
17 June 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC together with the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and the Internatio

APC's Oral Statement on Violence against Women at the UN Human Rights Council

17 June 2015
(APC for APCNews)

During the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on violence against women at the 29th Regular Session of the UN H

Civil society tells the UN Human Rights Council: "Promote strong encryption and anonymity"

GENEVA
17 June 2015
(APC for APCNews)

APC has joined 26 NGOs in welcoming the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression on the use of encryption and anonymity in digital communication, which was presented to the Human Rights Council.

2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit Expo

President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) will be hosting the Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit August 3 – 5, 2015.
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