Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Governance in the Information Age

Times have changed. Governance in the Information Age has evolved, however access to information remains a crucial element in the effort to increase accountability and transparency and to cultivate trust among citizens and their governments. A leading organization in this field is the OpenGov Foundation. The OpenGov Foundation was created from the success generated by […]

ITU, Facebook and ACOPEA launch online safety project in Ethiopia

ITU has teamed up with Facebook to develop a pilot program to promote child online safety in Africa as part of its Child Online Protection (COP) initiative. The collaboration will enable the African Child Online Protection Education & Awareness Centre (ACOPEA), an NGO focused on African child online welfare, to implement a six-month pan-African e-safety […]

#BYND2015 #GetAhead with the ITU

The modern workforce is very different from the workforce of previous generations. While in the past most people would usually stay within the same industry or company for the majority of their career, the current young generation is expected to have an average of 6 substantial career changes in their working life. With this in […]

Global Youth Summit Partners Announced

It’s a blockbuster week of workshops and open debates here in Geneva as WTPF and WSIS convene alongside each other to discuss the future of technology and development. These major events attract nearly 3000 people and many partners took the opportunity to confirm their support for the BYND 2015: Global Youth Summit ( #BYND15 ) […]

Safer Internet Day 2013 focuses on online rights and responsibilities

Our children are our future. This universal fact, coupled with young people’s particular vulnerability in an online environment necessitates the need to promote safer and more responsible use of the Internet and Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) amongst children and young people around the world. The 10th annual Safer Internet Day -which took place on 5 […]