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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#Leave No Woman Behind – Furthering gender equality in the digital economy
Geneva

The digital economy can be a game-changer for gender equality, especially in developing country contexts. But this potential can be unlocked only if the policy roadmap focuses on women’s meaningful inclusion in the digital marketplace and on creating ‘high value’ opportunities through digital innovations in key economic domains. The session…

Impact of platform economy and digital trade on economic distribution
Geneva

Digital platforms are rewiring the global economy, fundamentally shifting how we socialize, work, buy, sell and consume. Being organized globally, most of these platforms directly impinge on global trade, and vice versa. The proposed session will address the multiple policy challenges that platforms, and global trade around them, present for…

Digital Development Forum
Asian Development Bank Headquarters, Manila, Philippines

The Digital Development Forum 2018 was organised by the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines from 4 - 5 September, 2018 where Anita Gurumurthy represented IT for Change and made a presentation on the topic 'Are women benefiting equally from the digital economy?'

 

IT for Change Rethinking Tech-utopias
Azim Premji University PES Campus, Pixel Park, B Block Hosur Road, Electronic City, Bengaluru

The millennial euphoria about feminist emancipation in a digitally mediated new world is faced with a more sobering reality. While new possibilities for community and solidarity, voice and self expression, have certainly opened up, this is not a simplistic narrative of empowerment and change. Digital artifacts and spaces are no exception to…

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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,…