LIRNEasia at GK3, 11-13 December 2007, Kuala Lumpur

Posted on December 6, 2007  /  0 Comments

LIRNEasia researchers will be among panelists at the 3rd Global Knowledge Conference organized by Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP).


Two sessions will be based on the LIRNEasia‘s study on Teleuse at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP), which is to presented in the form of an interactive quiz show. The background paper is available here.

A session titled ‘Making Communities Disaster Resilient’, hopes to highlight issues related to developing a robust solution for strengthening community resilience in the face of natural disasters. The background paper is available here.

LIRNE researchers will also be among panelists at a session on regulatory transparency and effectiveness. The session, entitled ‘Hello Regulator’, hopes to explore how having easy access to regulatory information and processes can support community and public agendas, access to ICT and so forth.

Click here for further information available on the GKP website.


PDF versions of related background papers from other regions can be accessed here:

Genderstanding Mobile Telephony: Women, Men and their Use of Cellular Phones in Jamaica. (DIRSI)

Mobile Opportunities: Poverty and Telephony Access in Latin America and the Caribbean. (DIRSI)

Towards an African ICT e-Index: Towards evidence based ICT policy in Africa (Research ICT Africa)

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