May 2012 Blog Posts (20)

Festival de ideas: 1 a 1 en Latinoamérica ¿Hacia dónde vamos?

Festival de Ideas: 21 al 27 de Mayo     ideasfestival.ning.com

Un Festival de Ideas
 sobre los principales desafíos que se presentan en programas de tecnología 1 a 1 una vez que superamos las primeras - y desafiantes - etapas de acceso y capacitación inicial. 

Esta es una página privada a la que…

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Added by Eduardo Monge on May 22, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

GKPF makes available one scholarship to attend the Information and Communication Technologies for Development International School, (ICT4DEVIS)

GKPF makes available one scholarship to attend the Information and Communication Technologies for Development International School, (ICT4DEVIS), 2012 Edition, and taking place September 3rd to 7th, 2012 in Como, Italy at the University of Insubria.

For more information on the school see:http://ksm.dicom.uninsubria.it/ict4devis/

The ICT4DEV International School is an important initiative that deserves all…

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Added by Klaus Stoll on May 21, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

GKPF Workshop in Geneva

I made some pictures at the GKPF Workshop in Geneva. Its remarkable that relatively more people than I expected attended our workshop, so I think the presence of GKPF with a stand and the many dialogues before the workshop really led to increased attention - something that is hard to get at a mega-event like this.…

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Added by Franz Nahrada on May 18, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

TCF seeks Writers for book on Telecentre Women

Telecentre.org Foundation is seeking applications from bi-lingual and English Writers to contribute in the preparation of a book on telecentre women.  It will be the responsibility of these Writers to draft brief and clear profiles of telecentre women managers for publication.

Applicants are asked to send in their resume and links to or copies of writing samples to recruitment@telecentre.org by Monday, May 28, 2012. For…

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Added by Telecentre.org Foundation on May 18, 2012 at 7:54am — No Comments

A Warm Hello from Sasha!

Hello members of GKP Foundation!

Allow me to introduce myself.My name is Sasha…

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Added by Sasha Gayatri on May 17, 2012 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Today!! GKPF session at WSIS Forum 2012, May 17 14:15-16:00 (UTC+1)

Strategic Uses of ICT's for Development (GKP)

Workshop at WSIS Forum 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland

GKPF members and participants showcase their activities and put into practice GKPF`s market of opportunities exercise with WSIS Forum participants.

Technologies, hardware, software and connectivity have no long-lasting impact on social, environmental and economical development if they are not put to strategic uses with result in clear and measurable outcomes. The food…

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Added by Eduardo Monge on May 17, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Resultados educativos y las tecnologìas - Leda Muñoz, Directora Ejecutiva, Fundación Omar Dengo

Artìculo:

"Resultados educativos y las tecnologías: No se debe apostar a las tecnologías como una fórmula mágica"

Por  Leda Muñoz, Directora Ejecutiva, Fundación Omar Dengo

Resultados…

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Added by Eduardo Monge on May 17, 2012 at 12:12am — No Comments

Consultation : Prospect, Challenge and Way Forward for Community Television in Bangladesh







Consultation : Prospect, Challenge and Way Forward for

Community Television in…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR on May 14, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Bangladesh Consultation on 7th IGF, WSIS+10 & Broadband Targets for 2015 of Broadband Commission

Bangladesh Consultation on 7th IGF, WSIS+10 & Broadband Targets for 2015 of Broadband Commission

 

A Multi-Stakeholders 'Consultation on 7th Internet Governance Forum(IGF) , World Summit on the Information Society Forum  2012 (WSIS+10) & Broadband Commission for Digital Development’s  broad Band action plan   was organized at Conference Room of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR on May 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

ENTER THE YOUNG INNOVATORS COMPETITION

ENTER THE YOUNG INNOVATORS COMPETITION

ITU, the leading United Nations Agency for information and communication technology is looking for the next generation of young visionaries for its Young Innovators Competition.

  • Are you aged 18-25?
  • Do you have an innovative ICT based concept or project?
  • Are you a social entrepreneur?
  • Are you in need of resources to take the next step?…
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Added by Klaus Stoll on May 7, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

The Gift of Voice to the Voiceless in Bangladesh Community Radio

The Gift of Voice to the Voiceless in Bangladesh

Community Radio



FRIDAY, 04 MAY 2012 AUTHOR / SOURCE : FAIZUL KHAN TANIM 



The long anticipated introduction of community radio (CR) in to the social, developmental and cultural lifeblood of the…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR on May 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Vodafone xone™ Hackathon Challenges Developers and Entrepreneurs to Build a New Generation of Artificial Intelligence Powered Apps

Vodafone xone™ Hackathon Challenges Developers and Entrepreneurs to Build a New Generation of Artificial Intelligence Powered Apps…

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Added by Denise Lamott on May 5, 2012 at 12:56am — No Comments

Funding Mobile Strategies for Social Impact: The Future Is Now

Funding Mobile Strategies for Social Impact: The Future Is Now

Zero Divide

Gahran, Amy; Jeff Perlstein

Published: April 2012

Examines the use of mobile technologies to maximize social impact in the developing world. Highlights elements of success and opportunities for funders to support mobile projects by and for underserved communities in the U.S.

Funder(s): Vodafone Americas Foundation

Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project

Subject(s): Science/Technology; Science/Technology,…

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Added by Alain Berranger on May 4, 2012 at 11:57pm — No Comments

The Future of Money in a Mobile Age

Imagining the Internet - Elon University School of Communications

The Future of Money in a Mobile Age

Pew Internet & American Life Project

Smith, Aaron; Janna Anderson; Lee Rainie

Published: April 2012

Presents survey findings on technology experts' views on the integration of mobile technology with financial services via smart devices, predicted penetration of "mobile wallets" as of 2020 by generation, and the implications. Excerpts survey responses.

Funder(s): Pew Charitable Trusts

Subject(s):…

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Added by Alain Berranger on May 4, 2012 at 9:03pm — No Comments

India's Ambitious National Identification Program

The program involves linking a 12-digit randomly assigned number to a person's biometric data-a photograph, all 10 fingerprints, and iris scans of both eyes--as well as to demographic information, including name, address, date of birth, and gender.

http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6957.html?wknews=05022012

Added by Alain Berranger on May 3, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments

World Press Freedom Day 2012: 3rd May 2012 Community Radio Station level in Bangladesh

World Press Freedom Day 2012 is going to be observed in all Community Radio stations simultaneously on May 03, 2012. In the mean while, all Community Radio stations are preparing them for celebrating the day first time in Bangladesh at Community Radio station level with support from Free Press Unlimited.

Addressing the Global theme of the day is New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies, a theme has been fixed up in the context of Bangladesh: “Press…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR on May 3, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Join the Young Innovators Competition!

Added by Telecentre.org Foundation on May 2, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Scanning the Landscape 2.0: Finding Out What's Going On in Your Field

Scanning the Landscape 2.0: Finding Out What's Going On in Your Field

GrantCraft

Published: April 2012

Explores funders' approaches to "scanning" — examining the field as a whole and identifying opportunities, needs, and gaps — as a way to hear from constituencies, understand emerging issues, and map the funding environment.

Funder(s): Ford Foundation

Related Organization(s): European Foundation Centre

Subject(s): Philanthropy and Voluntarism;…

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Added by Alain Berranger on May 1, 2012 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals: Innovation and Productivity in the Service Sector 16/04/2012

Inter-American Development Bank

The Competitiveness and Innovation Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), together with IDRC and the Center for Economic Research (CINVE), has launched a call for proposals for research projects to better understand innovation and productivity in the service sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).



The call for proposals has two components:

Quantitative analysis on service-sector innovation and productivity, based on…

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Added by Alain Berranger on May 1, 2012 at 5:42pm — No Comments

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