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.

PAST EVENTS

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Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

RightsCon Toronto 2018 is the seventh event in the RightsCon Summit Series. As the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, it brings together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders from around the world to tackle pressing issues at the…

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Palais des Nations, Geneva

UNCTAD's E-Commerce Week, now in its fourth edition, is today the leading forum for Ministers, senior government officials, CEOs and other business representatives, international organizations, development banks, academics and civil society to discuss the development opportunities and challenges associated with the evolving digital economy.…

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University of Manchester, UK

The DIODE network will be holding a two-day workshop in Manchester, UK on 11-12 April 2018. It will consist of:

A workshop of presentations on “Development Implications of Digital Economies: Findings and Next Steps” An action workshop finalising research priorities on digital economies in developing countries An action workshop developing…
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Vijaya Teacher's College, Bangalore

ITfC designed and conducted a workshop for Trained Graduate Teachers at Vijaya Teacher's college from 2nd to 4th April 2018.

In the workshop, the teachers learnt to use different different digital methods for supporting self-learning, peer learning and collaborative learning. They also practised the integration of ICT for resource…

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Kerala, India

Anita Gurumurthy was a speaker at Workshop on Unpacking Participatory Democracy: From Theory to Practice and From Practice to Theory organised by ISID, McGill University, IMG and TISS. She presented in the  Breakaway Session 4B: Digital Technology/Demystifying Technology. 

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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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Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay

Anita Gurumurthy was invited to deliver a lecture at the Women and Work dialogue convened by Centre for Policy Studies, IIT Bombay, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018.

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Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Anita Gurumurthy was invited to speak on the theme 'Common Property Resources and Women' on Day 2 of the International Conference on Labouring Women: Some Major Concerns at the Current Juncture organised by Centre for Informal Sector and Labour Studies, with support from UN Women.

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Delhi University, New Delhi

Anita Gurumurthy was invited to hold a session on media, knowledge and development by the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi to the Round Table Conference organised as part of their ICSSR research programme on Knowledge, Development and Politics in Post-Colonial India: Contestations in State, Market and Civil Society.

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Vijaya Teachers College, Jayanagar, Bengaluru

ITfC designed and conducted the second workshop for Bengaluru Teacher Education Colleges faculty (B.Ed. program) from 24 - 28.

In the workshop, teacher educators from six colleges of teacher education in Bengaluru, learnt to use the Learning Management System Moodle as students and as faculty. They learnt to use the spreadsheet…

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Geneva

The second session of the Multi-year Expert Meeting on Enhancing the Enabling Economic Environment at All Levels in Support of Inclusive and Sustainable Development, and the Promotion of Economic Integration and Cooperation, is invited to discuss how the diffusion of digital technologies shifts the…

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United Nations Headquarters, New York

We participated in the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women  (March 2018). The themes of CSW 62 were as follows:

Priority theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;

Review theme: Participation in and access of women to the media, and…

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