Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Published on: Dec 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There is an acute need for meaningful participation by African citizens in addressing and solving governance and development challenges across the continent. Civic technologies (civic tech) are digital tools that make it...
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach of citizens’ digital rights and makes achievement of the...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Apply Now: $100,000 for Improving Your Constituent Feedback Solution

Published on: Nov 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In countries all over the world, new digital tools are being created to help nonprofits, governments and donors listen to the people they seek to serve in new ways. These feedback systems can help organizations impact more...
Six Practices to Increase Digital Inclusion – Your Weekend Long Reads

Six Practices to Increase Digital Inclusion – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Mar 31 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Six Practices to Increase Digital Inclusion – Your Weekend Long Reads
UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, has released the final batch of case studies of digital solutions that are inclusive for people with low skills and low literacy, helping them to participate in the knowledge society...
Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Published on: Feb 08 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar
Are you interested using technology to help Myanmar? Do you have ideas on how public information could be made more accessible, key issues affecting the community better documented, feedbacks better raised to the authorities,...
What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?

Published on: Nov 03 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Is the Logical Conclusion for Citizen Feedback Systems?
I’ll confess, I’ve never been a huge fan of M&E. While I absolutely love the data and statistics and numbers and fascinating insights of a good evaluation, as the founder of a nonprofit in Kenya, Map Kibera,...
Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Published on: Mar 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank
The World Bank, Development Gateway, and Plan UK invite you to RSVP for Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact. Citizen Voices UK will focus on citizen engagement and...
10 Ways ICTs Can Support Citizen Engagement with Governments

10 Ways ICTs Can Support Citizen Engagement with Governments

Published on: Feb 14 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Ways ICTs Can Support Citizen Engagement with Governments
I am Adele Waugaman and I have the pleasure and honor of joining the board of Technology Salon, which many in the ICT4D community know as a regular in-person convening of professionals interested in the use of technology...