Events

As an organisation located at the unique intersection of development justice and digital rights, IT for Change convenes forums that serve various purposes – promoting dialogue, exchanging knowledge, building research community, providing training, educating the wider community and sharpening advocacy frameworks.

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Trivandrum

Yogesh K S attended the Swatantra 2017, sixth international free software conference which was held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India during 20-21 December 2017 organized by the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), an autonomous organization set up by the Government of Kerala, India for the propagation of FOSS. At…

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Songdo Convensia Convention Center, Incheon, Republic of Korea

Against this backdrop, DPADM/DESA, through its Project Office on Governance (UNPOG), in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Korea, will organize a Symposium from 5 to 8 December 2017 on “Building Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Institutions and Public Administration for Advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development…

National Conference on ICT in School Education - Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Ajmer, November 28-30, 2017
Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

The conference provided an opportunity for exchanges of national and international initiatives and experience on ICT in school education, spreading information, and making suitable recommendations for policy planners, academic and administrative staff. The conference focused on a) Exploring innovative use of ICT is teaching-learning-assessment…

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India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi

As the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Argentina ​draws near, it is important to create awareness among broad constituencies in India about the issues on the table, especially the challenges facing developing countries. We need to jointly learn about the linkages between these…

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Mussoorie

The National Gender Centre (NGC), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie, in partnership with UN Women had undertaken a project to strengthen institutional capacities on Gender Responsive Governance (GRG). The project is aimed to strengthen capacities of national and sub national…

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Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
Karnataka, India
Borders is an initiative of Women’s Education Project - India (WEP-India) to foster partnering and exchange of strategies, programs, and resources among NGOs, social enterprises, CSRs, foundations and individuals committed to advancing the lives of girls and women.   Anita Gurumurthy from IT for Change will be a panelist in the discussion on ‘Is…
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Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK

Anita Gurumurthy attended the DIODE Network’s workshop at the Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK, between 9-10 October 2017. At the workshop, she made a presentation on data in digital trade debates, using the RCEP negotiations as an exemplar.

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Kathmandu, Nepal.

Yogesh K S attended the State of the Map(SOTM) Asia conference held in September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal. At the conference, he gave a lightning talk about different methodologies of adding local language map data on the OpenStreetMap platform. Listen to the talk here and get the slides here.

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India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Amrita Vasudevan  spoke at a panel at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 on 22nd September 2017. The panel  reflected on “Regulating search engines: Competition, free speech and human rights”.

IIT Bombay

Parminder Jeet Singh was invited by the Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay to deliver a talk on 'Digital Data - The New Raw Material in the Globalising Economy' as part of the Development Discourse Series. In the talk, Parminder unpacks data collection, use, and regulation from a political economy perspective; and also delves into the…

Hosted by GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

IT for Change presented key findings from the Voice or Chatter research project on July 5, 2017 at a webinar organised by Global Partnership for Social Accountability Knowledge Platform. A session recording is available here.

Majlis Legal Centre

The annual conference of the Majlis Legal Centre - Negotiating Spaces - chose to analyse the various facets, impacts and internal contradictions of on-line spaces, through a gender lens. Anita made a presentation on ‘What's happening today to women's rights and citizenship?’, focusing on the network- data complex and its…