Social Revolution Taps Ict Tools

SOCIAL REVOLUTION TAPS ICT TOOLS
Pro-reform activists across the Middle East and North Africa are turning to online forums to spread their message to a global audience and reinforcing ICT tools as 21st century drivers of change.

ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY AIMS TO END CONFLICT MINERAL TRADE
Electronics industry aims to end conflict mineral trade – Multinational brand names in the electronics sector have thrown their combined weight behind a new set of supplier rules aimed at curbing trade in minerals that contribute to conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

M-HEALTH REVOLUTION SPREADING
Public health advocates, governments, philanthropists and the private sector are all engaging in ways to develop mobile health applications to revolutionize the way in which health care providers diagnose and treat their patients.

UN BACKS ICT TOOLS FOR DEVELOPMENT
The United Nations increasingly sees ICT tools as effective means to overcome a variety of development challenges such as infrastructure and access issues, and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

LESSONS FROM EGYPT
Effective use of ICT tools played a significant role in the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak’s regime by popular demand.

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