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Konkan Corridor Project — A Lecture by Vasant Gangavane
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 10, 2012 last modified Apr 13, 2012 01:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
Well known social worker Vasant Gangavane will be giving a public lecture on the Konkan Corridor Project at Ashoka Innovators for the Public in Bangalore on April 16, 2012. The lecture will focus on the role of Information & Communication Technology for total rural transformation by inclusive integrated development with no change of land ownerships. The event is co-organized by Ashoka Innovators for the Public and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance
Of the State and the Governments - The Abstract, the Concrete and the Responsive
by Zainab Bawa published Sep 17, 2010 last modified Aug 03, 2011 09:56 AM — filed under:
This post examines the concepts of state and government to lay the ground for understanding responsiveness enforced through transparency discourses and the deployment of ICTs, the Internet and e-governance programmes. It also lays the context for understanding why and how ICTs. Internet and e-governance have been deployed in India for improving government-citizen interfaces, eliminating middlemen, delivering services electronically and for introducing a range of similar reforms to institute transparency and a responsive state.
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Blog Entry Policy Brief on the Report of the UN Group of Governmental Experts on ICT
by Elonnai Hickok and Vipul Kharbanda published Aug 23, 2016 — filed under: , ,
In light of the complex challenges and threats posed to, and by, the field of information telecommunications in cyberspace, in 1998 the draft resolution in the First Committee of the UN General Assembly was introduced and adopted without a vote (A/RES/53/70) ]. Since then, the Secretary General to the General Assembly has invited annual reports on the issue.
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Re-Wiring Women's Rights Debates in the Digital Age
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 19, 2014 last modified Feb 12, 2015 05:07 PM — filed under: , , ,
IT for Change in partnership with Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan and ANANDI organized this event on September 13 and 14, 2014. Rohini Lakshane participated as a speaker.
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Blog Entry Regulatory Perspectives on Net Neutrality
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 08, 2015 last modified Jul 18, 2015 02:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
In this paper Pranesh Prakash gives an overview on why India needs to put in place net neutrality regulations, and the form that those regulations must take to avoid being over-regulation.
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Second International e-Governance Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 02, 2012 last modified Dec 11, 2012 10:50 AM — filed under: , ,
The second international conference on governance and electronics which is held under the motto "Together Toward Digital Inclusion" is organized by the National Committee for Corporate Governance Electronic Iraq and the United Nations Development Programme at Rashid Hotel in Baghdad from December 2-3, 2012. The event aims to review the achievements of the program e-governance Iraqi national, and discuss the challenges of applying e-governance as a tool to achieve public sector reform and digital inclusion.
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Secure IT 2012 — Securing Citizens through Technology
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 29, 2012 last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:06 AM — filed under: , , ,
The event is co-organised by DST and NSDI, Govt. of India in partnership with Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. on March 1, 2012 at Claridges in New Delhi.
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Syllabus: “Policy and regulation conducive to rapid ICT sector growth in Myanmar: An introductory course”
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2013 last modified Oct 24, 2013 03:56 AM — filed under: ,
A five-day course is being offered by LIRNEasia in collaboration with Myanmar ICT Development Organization, with support from the Open Society Foundation and the International Development Research Centre of Canada in Myanmar from September 28 to October 5, 2013.
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Towards a Global Network of Internet and Society Centres
by Prasad Krishna published May 29, 2013 last modified Jun 05, 2013 07:29 AM — filed under: ,
This event was held in Istanbul by Bilgi University as part of the collaboration on Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet and Society Research Centres.
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Blog Entry UN Special Rapporteur Report on Freedom of Expression and the Private Sector: A Significant Step Forward
by Vidushi Marda published Jun 08, 2016 last modified Jun 08, 2016 05:27 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
On 6 June 2016, the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, released a report on the Information and Communications Technology (“ICT”) sector and freedom of expression in the digital age. Vidushi Marda and Pranesh Prakash highlight the most important aspects of the report.
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