Events

As an organisation located at the unique intersection of development justice and digital rights, IT for Change convenes forums that serve various purposes – promoting dialogue, exchanging knowledge, building research community, providing training, educating the wider community and sharpening advocacy frameworks.

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Marrakesh, The Kingdom of Morocco

The 2018 United Nations Public Service Forum will take place in Marrakesh, in the Kingdom of Morocco from 21-23 June 2018, with the theme of “Transforming governance to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”.

Anita Gurumurthy will speak on 'ICT and Inequality – What sustainable strategies to close the Digital Divide
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Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, India

Platforms are to the network age what the factory was to the industrial revolution. As with all times of paradigmatic change, public policy making in the domain must evolve to effectively meet the needs of the times. With support from International Development Research Council (IDRC), IT for Change’s global project ‘…

Ensuring women's inclusion in the digital economy
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Conference on ‘Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for inclusion and human rights’ was organised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 31 May-1 June 2018. Nandini Chami represented IT for Change and made a presentation on the topic ‘Ensuring women’s meaningful inclusion in the digital economy: Some reflections.’ The presentation can be found here…

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Geneva

UNCTAD are organizing a brainstorming meeting for UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2019, which is to focus on "Capturing Value in the Digital Economy in Developing Countries".

The meeting will take place in Geneva, on Thursday, 31 May, and Friday, 1 June 2018. Parminder Jeet Singh from IT for Change will participate in the session. …

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Hyderabad

IT for Change is conducting a district level workshop for MIS coordinators in Hyderabad from 15 - 19 May 2018. 

For more details, click here.

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BPR&D Conference Hall, New Delhi

Annual Flagship Confluence of Ideas and Thought Leadership being jointly hosted by BPR&D and the Indian Police Foundation on 16&17 May 2018, at the BPR&D Conference Hall, New Delhi. The theme for this year’s conference is : A STRATEGIC DIRECTION FOR POLICING IN THE DIGITAL AGE. 

COPPS 2018 seeks to bring to the fore-front,…

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Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

RightsCon Toronto 2018 is the seventh event in the RightsCon Summit Series. As the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, it brings together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders from around the world to tackle pressing issues at the…

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iCED, Jaipur

iCED is holding a National Training Programme on "Audit of Universalization of Education" from 14 May to 18 May 2018 for officers of Indian Audit & Accounts Department.

It is a 5-day programme, aiming at capacity building of participants on issues relating to School Education in India, Right to Education, Inclusion and Equity,…

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Kristu Jayanti College

Session on 'ICT and Education' in a workshop for 100 principals from high schools and higher secondary schools/colleges at Kristu Jayanti College on 4 May 2018.

Workshop Objectives: Understanding possibilities of integrating ICT in education Orientation on concept mapping Orientation on how to create text resources (LibreOffice writer)…
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Hotel Taj West End, Bangalore

The Government of India would host the Third Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at Mumbai in June 2018. In this regard, RIS is closely working with the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, as the Knowledge Partner to organize eight thematic lead-up events and a…

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Palais des Nations, Geneva

UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week, now in its fourth edition, is today the leading forum for Ministers, senior government officials, CEOs and other business representatives, international organizations, development banks, academics and civil society to discuss the development opportunities and challenges associated with the evolving digital economy.…

Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms
Geneva, Switzerland

Between 16-20 April 2018, UNCTAD organised the 2018 edition of the e-commerce week. This year's theme was “Development Dimensions of Digital Platforms'. Anita Gurumurthy was invited to be a speaker at the session on ‘E-commerce, digital industrialization, and micro, small and medium enterprises'.