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Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Harnessing the Power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Published on: Jul 16 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The impact of new tech shouldn’t be disappointing, but it often is.  Dr. Hans Rosling complained during the Ebola response that there were “hundreds of health-care...
8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 14 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Educational technology, arguably, plays an important role in helping to ensure children and young people with disabilities have fair and optimised access to the...
4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

Published on: Jul 08 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Over the past two decades, journalists and activists have become dependent on the internet and digital platforms for communications, organisation, and the amplification...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities....
What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

What is the Digital Technology Solution Stack for Country Resilience?

Published on: Jul 01 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
A year ago, Skye Gilbert, Director, Digital Square, PATH and I wondered whether the COVID-19 pandemic would accelerate the pace of digital transformation, and recommended...
5 Lessons Learned From Investing in Libraries for National Development

5 Lessons Learned From Investing in Libraries for National Development

Published on: Jun 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Beyond Access was the first major global attempt to connect the international development and public library worlds. Taking the form of a series of projects in...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....
The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

Published on: Jun 18 2021 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Who owns the device you are reading this blog post on? It may seem like a straightforward question until a power surge fries a key circuit or a stray elbow knocks...
3 Ways to Make Digital Health Services Work for Everyone

3 Ways to Make Digital Health Services Work for Everyone

Published on: Jun 17 2021 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
The acceleration of digital health services during the pandemic has been accompanied by growing concerns about the ‘digital divide’ in global healthcare. The...
Why Rwanda Beat Tanzania in UAV Drone Regulation and Experimentation

Why Rwanda Beat Tanzania in UAV Drone Regulation and Experimentation

Published on: Jun 03 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Around the world, governments are wrestling with the dilemma of how best to re-regulate airspace to control and selectively facilitate commercial drone activity....