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    Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info A small nonprofit can be a global conversation Heather Mansfield Heather Mansfield is the owner of DIOSA Communications and author of Social Media for Social Good A How To Guide for Nonprofits A pioneer in employing social Related topics regions DIOSA Communications Twitter Digital Shashi Tharoor Sunanda case and the social media backlash The Tharoor Pushkar incidence is an extreme

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    Centre Lifelines EK duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Social Media breaking barriers in South Africa Social networking in South Africa has crossed the age barrier the urban rural divide and even the relationship gap according to a new research Related topics regions Facebook Africa IT Social Media Shaadi com s Facebook campaign on dowry bags award Indian matrimonial website s widely followed online game over Facebook to combat the menace of the dowry system finds itself named among a list of prestigious Related topics regions Gender India IT Word Bank India now on Facebook The World Bank India has launched its Facebook page World Bank is also planning to organise an online discussion with economic thinkers from all over the Related topics regions World Bank Facebook A small nonprofit can be a global conversation Heather Mansfield Heather Mansfield is the owner of DIOSA Communications and author of Social Media for Social Good A How To Guide for Nonprofits A pioneer in employing social Related topics regions DIOSA Communications Twitter Digital Shashi Tharoor Sunanda case and the social media backlash The Tharoor Pushkar incidence is an extreme case of how social media can

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    tackle the menace of corruption OneWorld South Asia How can the political leadership help in making the government institutions more transparent V Narayanasamy The Group of Ministers GoM on corruption has finalised its report and it will soon be submitted to the Indian government We prepared three reports Two interim reports have been submitted which have already been accepted by the government We have also introduced certain legislations for good governance There is a need for self introspection by all of us for moral leadership integrity and transparency in the system Unless we change our mindset there cannot be much change in the society OWSA How does corruption hamper the process of development Narayanasamy Definitely corruption will hamper the development programmes India has taken several steps like joining the United Nations Convention against Corruption UNCAC The government has taken several steps for the purpose of having open and transparent administration Some of them including the Right to Information Act RTI have been implemented and many others are in the pipeline OneWorld South Asia How do you look at the corruption in media Narayanasamy Media is not corruption free As far as media is concerned self regulation has been given to the media But unfortunately that has not been strictly followed by the fourth estate There have been times when Indian media has failed to pay due respect to the line of self regulation Sometimes media create stories and conduct media trials There have been instances of even courts being guided by media reports Media has to follow the self regulations in a disciplined way otherwise some kind of regulation has to be brought by the Government It is a question of debate and ultimately we have to take a call on that OWSA How can e governance help make the

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    for basic human freedoms observes b i John Related topics regions Human Rights Corruption and transparency Internet Governance China launches anti corruption hotline The new 24 hour hotline will promote monitoring of the government administration and help the public to report corruption cases both on phone and through the Related topics regions Corruption and transparency ICTs E Governance Mobile transactions to control corruption SmartCards Expo 2012 held in Delhi discussed the possibilities of mobile payments becoming viable assets in the fight against corruption Related topics regions Corruption and transparency India Mobiles E platform boosts transparency in Mexico elections An online platform called Electoral Observation has been set up by UNDP and Mexico s electoral institute to help citizens and organisations keep track of Related topics regions Corruption and transparency ICTs E Governance Internet Now RTI filing in India available online At present this facility is available only for 40 ministries departments and commissions Related topics regions Corruption and transparency India South Asia An internet for rural India One intrepid entrepreneur battles brigands and bureaucrats to bring e governance to India s 700 million rural poor Related topics regions Corruption and transparency Telecentre E Governance E governance will bring more transparency

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    free and transparent disbursement of pro poor funds for the scheduled caste population Related topics regions Governance Poverty Welfare eGovernance to cover all commercial activity in India The MCA21 project will foray seamless eGovernance practices that promise to improve interaction between the government and business while optimizing revenue Related topics regions Digital India IT HDFC Bank launches e payment facility for Margao Municipal Council The e payment facility would be the first of its kind initiative in Goa to enable quick and easy payment of house tax Related topics regions South Asia India E Governance Digital China launches anti corruption hotline The new 24 hour hotline will promote monitoring of the government administration and help the public to report corruption cases both on phone and through the Related topics regions Corruption and transparency ICTs E Governance e district to be launched in India A new e governance programme that aims to automate citizen services at the district level will be launched early next year in India Enabling better state Related topics regions Information India E Governance Reforms Adobe project in India to deliver timely govt services Adobe project helps reduce essential government services time from days to minutes for millions of villagers in India Related topics regions India Digital South Asia Hi tech hopes for Bangladesh s landless poor Bangladesh is reforming its land laws and creating electronic ownership records Going digital is part of the government s bid to reach developed country Related topics regions ICTs E Governance Dubai promotes ICT in push to save energy The Government of UAE is undertaking its largest and longest ever campaign to promote the use of modern information and communications technology that will Related topics regions ICTs E Governance India s traffic dept embarks on e records drive India s Transport Department has launched an initiative to prepare a national e register for vehicles and licences that will be accessible anywhere in the Related topics regions Information ICTs E Governance Indian PM reviews National e Governance Plan The Indian Prime Minister s Committee desired that a National e Governance Academy should be established as a national institution Related topics regions India Internet Governance South Asia E platform boosts transparency in Mexico elections An online platform called Electoral Observation has been set up by UNDP and Mexico s electoral institute to help citizens and organisations keep track of Related topics regions Corruption and transparency ICTs E Governance Internet Saudi Arabia to provide e municipal services Saudi Arabia s Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs MOMRA and Ministry of Communications and Information Technology will jointly set up a comprehensive Related topics regions Technology E Governance RBI to introduce e learning package for forex dealers The Reserve Bank of India RBI is coming out with an e learning package for authorised dealers in the foreign exchange category Related topics regions Development ICTs E Governance Green Standards Week to advance smart sustainable cities Cities are the hubs of but urbanization can have adverse effects on the

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    CRS yet to go on air Dehradun s Himgiri Ki Awaaz has received the nod from India s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting MIB but has failed to receive the WPC license till Related topics regions Communications South Asia Community Radio Indian govt puts community radio on Facebook A dedicated page on community radio on Facebook was launched by the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting today Related topics regions Community Radio ICTs Community Radio page rocks on Facebook The Ministry of Information Broadcasting is the latest ministry to hit social networking The ministry s Community Radio page on Facebook is becoming a vibrant Related topics regions Community Radio ICTs Frequencies that touch lives India s growing community radio stations Gurgaon Ki Awaaz Lalit Lokvani Chanderi ki Awaaz India s community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and Related topics regions Community Radio ICTs Technology India An all Dalit women radio station i Sangam Radio i an initiative of the Deccan Development Society is helping marginalised women in southern India articulate their concerns and Related topics regions Community Radio India Gender When Chanderi Ki Awaaz took flight Last week a small weaver community in central India celebrated the first test transmission of i Chanderi Ki Awaaz i a community radio station initiated by Related topics regions Communications Civil society India Community Radio Natural disasters Radio is the best tool for communication Radio can perhaps be the best tool for communications due to its all pervading presence and its freedom from things like power failure which normally affects Related topics regions Community Radio South Asia India Disaster Management Community radio educates and entertains rural India A UNICEF supported community radio station in central India is educating and empowering the disadvantaged groups and marginalised women With training in basic Related topics regions Community Radio India Gender Mobile radio reaches out to Nepali communities Antenna Foundation in partnership with local FM stations is helping rural people in Nepal s hilly terrain access to information and opportunity to Related topics regions Communications Nepal Community Radio Community radio stations crucial in times of crises Media s role during crisis is not just about getting the message across but also strengthening accountability linkages between government and citizenry says Related topics regions Information Access to knowledge Community Radio Radio broadcasters reaffirm commitments to protect earth The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters AMARC has issued a statement to COP 15 reaffirming its commitment to adopt best practice for promoting Related topics regions Community Radio Copenhagen Governance On gender issues community radio should talk to men too Community radio station managers cross India believe that their stations have been successful in highlighting local issues of people in their regions Related topics regions Community Radio Community Radio India India Need to fine tune community radio programmes expert Programmes which talk about relevant issues in a community can also be made interesting for the audience to get a better response said Pervaiz Alam

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    India Disaster Management Harnessing ICT systems for managing natural disaster The power of ICT in engaging ordinary people to channelise information will bridge the gap between help seeker and help giver writes b Aparna Ray b Online Related topics regions Disaster Management ICTs Information Preventing spread of forest fires using satellites and phones Remote sensing clearly has a lot to offer in disaster management Satellites unique ability to monitor large areas and spot disasters combined with mobile Related topics regions Disaster Management Science and Technology ICTs Information Community radio stations crucial in times of crises Media s role during crisis is not just about getting the message across but also strengthening accountability linkages between government and citizenry says Related topics regions Information Access to knowledge Community Radio UNISDR Google can save lives Innovative partnerships with Google and e providers can contribute to raising awareness about disaster risk reduction in high risk areas said UN Special Related topics regions Disaster Management Science and Technology ICTs Technology ICT in rural disaster preparedness ICTs can be used to both predict natural disasters and crucially warn smallholders so that they may make preparations to mitigate losses during extreme Related topics regions ICTs Disaster Management Science and Technology Information sharing vital for emergency response The Disaster Relief 2 0 report looks at the aftermath of the Haiti quake and recommends how the humanitarian aid community can work with volunteers and Related topics regions Disaster Management Technology Information Radio communications to monitor climate hazards World Meteorological Organisation and International Telecommunication Union will collaborate to keep radio frequency bands for climate measurement free from Related topics regions Climate Change Disaster Management Communications US technology to help India chase monsoon The US will offer India advanced satellite images on weather patterns over Indian Ocean To help Indian scientists analyse and interpret the satellite images Related topics regions Disaster Management ICTs India Information New information tools must to monitor climate Geneva based Humanitarian Forum s new weather system will use the mobile network as weather stations to SMS information to farmers across Africa The ongoing Related topics regions Climate Change New Media Africa Disaster Management Satellite data key to combating desertification The UN Convention to Combat Desertification has reached an agreement to develop satellite technologies for monitoring land degradation on drylands The data Related topics regions Climate Change Science and Technology Disaster Management Ultra portable relief kit to aid disaster affected Network Relief Kit a portable device that provides steady internet access will enable people within the disaster zone to re connect with families and relief Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Technology Disaster Management New tech tools can help mitigate conflicts disasters The governments humanitarian groups and affected communities need to make best use of innovative tech tools to avert crisis says a UN Vodafone Foundation Related topics regions ICTs Innovations Disaster Management Indonesia partially gets disaster ready Indonesia has successfully set up an earthquake monitoring system that would help in determining earthquake parameters and providing computer predictions of

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    04 2013 Unless modern technological tools like Internet are used to impart vocational training skilling cannot be scaled up said Dr Sam Pitroda chairman of India s National Innovation Council more Related topics South Asia Vocational Education Internet Digital Examining eHealth in Africa 02 04 2013 African eHealth initiatives are leading the way towards higher standards of living and health on the Continent With eLearning Africa 2013 set to subject eHealth to a detailed examination the news service explored a few initiatives that offer a promising prognosis for Africa s health sector writes Matthew Labrooy more Related topics Health ICTs Africa Technology With CR good governance is upheld Lucio Tabing CR practitioner 10 02 2013 Foreign experts at the community radio meet say that the people s media helps in fostering community development which is inclusive as people get an opportunity to talk about issues that matter more Related topics Community Radio Community Radio India South Asia Empowering India digitally 03 01 2013 Sandeep Aurora Director of Marketing Intel South Asia in a short talk with Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia tells about the global IT firm s initiatives for scaling up digital literacy drive in India more Related topics HP IT India digital literacy Nasscom Foundation Digital South Asia Education Microsoft An advanced citizenship is vital for e Governance WB economist 11 12 2012 Tracey Lane Senior Economist at the World Bank was involved in the Bank s Open Data initiative In an interview with OneWorld South Asia at the sidelines of the Conference on Governance and Public Service Transformation held by the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability ANSA in Dhaka she spoke about the challenges in bringing about transparency through sharing information more Related topics South Asia World Bank IT Governance Women s entrepreneurship and ICTs 19

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