- Computer/ IT
Washington, January 16, 2012 – Today, the World Bank and Google announced an agreement aimed at improving the ability of developing countries to access a web-based community mapping tool and data to help better monitor public services, and improve disaster and humanitarian response efforts. Most developing countries do not have basic local data about where schools, hospitals, or water points are located, and the data they do have is often out of date or incorrect. One way to collect this information is to ask citizens directly, and crowdsource the locations of public infrastructure.
Nov. 11, 2011 - Seventy–five ICT experts and decision makers including Caribbean Government Ministers, regulators, representatives of regional organizations, operators, suppliers and civil society had open discussions regarding “Accelerating Broadband Development in the Caribbean” during the CANTO-IDB Broadband Forum held at the Hyatt Regency, Miami, on November 7th, 2011.
SEOUL, Korea - Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Alberto Moreno, and the Chairman of the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), Choi See Joong, signed today a memorandum of understanding during the Korea-LAC Business Forum to promote the development of information and communications technologies (ICT) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CARICOM, Guyana -- Nov. 20, 2010 --An online information gateway that would add momentum to efforts geared towards the creation of a Regional Information Society was launched on Wednesday November 17 at the Fifth Meeting of the Regional Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Steering Committee, in St. Michael, Barbados.