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WSIS calls for a safe digital world for children »

In today’s digital age, safeguarding children online has become a paramount concern that demands urgent global attention. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) recently underscored the critical need for creating a safe digital environment for our future generations. While Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has revolutionized development, it has also brought forth new […]

Cyber Security: A must for ICT for Development »

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are driving a transformative revolution across societies, profoundly impacting how we connect and communicate. As these technologies empower individuals and communities, it’s crucial to address the security and privacy dimensions of ICTs, a global concern highlighted at the WSIS Forum 2009. The rapid speed and expansive reach of ICTs are […]

A Thought on Climate Change »

Climate Change stands as one of humanity’s greatest challenges, distinguished by its pervasive global impact and the unpredictable magnitude of its consequences. It presents a formidable challenge that demands a collective and sustained effort across all levels of society, both for our present and future generations. The evolution of our modern world has been intertwined […]

The 18th Day »

On the 18th day of the Mahabharata War, amidst the exhaustion of battle, Duryodhana (दुर्योधन) sought solace by the tranquil Padma Sarobar, the Lotus Pond. Meanwhile, the Pandavas (पाण्डव) eagerly aimed to conclude the devastating conflict by confronting its root cause. Approaching the padma sarovar, Bhim’s voice thundered, chastising Duryodhana for evading the warrior’s path. […]

Bridging the GAP using mobile phone »

In today’s world, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become integral to development, fostering innovation and enabling effective communication on various fronts. Whether it’s enhancing governance or advocating for social causes, ICTs have left a profound impact, transcending geographical boundaries and making local issues resonate globally. Recent events like the Arab Spring, London riots, and […]

Gold plating in project management »

In today’s knowledge-based economy, innovation stands as a crucial driver for gaining a competitive edge. It encompasses out-of-the-box thinking, the fusion of existing attributes, and a culture of experimentation. However, while innovation is essential for building excellent institutions and ensuring sustained business growth, it must be managed strategically to avoid potential pitfalls, including the phenomenon […]