I recently attended a Technology Salon NYC entitled "Mobiles and Youth Financial Inclusion: What are the Trends and Future Prospects?" While the event reflected a strong belief in the potential of mobiles for youth financial inclusion, there was a general consensus that data and evidence around youth behavior an
Internews is implementing the Youth LINC (Linking Innovators Who Network for Change) project in partnership with Youth Initiative for Human Rights Bosnia and Herzegovina, a leading youth NGO based in Sarajevo.
Tons of discussions, panels, and conferences are happening around the broader topic of ICT4D. But Development as a general topic cannot be used and considered as one generic field. Education, migration, health, media, government, infrastructures and so on, are all part of it and themselves very different field. The question though remains: is that possible to develop generic guidelines for the use of ICTs in all those fields, or would it be better to develop specific guidelines for each one of them?
Russia has always been a leader in the region in many things. One of them is crime and unprotected citizens - seriously, after turbulent 90th many things have changed, but the governance still remains imperfect. While there are a lot of apps and websites aimed at making city life better, there's a new wave of civic monitoring tools that are focused on monitoring and increasing the quality of services provided by authorities. There are several famous ones, so let's get into details and find out if they really work in post-soviet country.