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Reducing Violence against Women and Empowering them through ICT

Reducing Violence against Women and Empowering them through ICT

Violence against women is one of society’s universally decried ills. However, to move from platitudes to action and improvement, a clear understanding of the problem is required. It is important that the extent, nature and root causes of such violence are well-documented. By analysing such information, concrete steps can be taken, both legal and charitable, […]

October 5, 2007 | By | Reply More
Sri Lanka : Creating awareness in Government on Information Security

Sri Lanka : Creating awareness in Government on Information Security

The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) and the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Response Team (SLCERT) jointly hosted the 2nd Lanka Government Network Information Security Awareness Programme recently. Officials from District Secretariats, Divisional Secretariats and the Chief Secretariat of Western Province also attended the event. Mr. Wasantha Deshapriya, Program Director, Re-engineering Government, […]

September 21, 2007 | By | Reply More
Panos London calls on decision-makers to commit to communication for successful development

Panos London calls on decision-makers to commit to communication for successful development

Communication must become central to development thinking and practice, otherwise national and international initiatives to improve the lives of the world’s poorest people will not succeed, says international development organisation Panos London. In a new report, At the heart of change: The role of communication in sustainable development, Panos London argues that senior decision-makers in […]

September 7, 2007 | By | Reply More
e-Championing Sri Lanka’s e-Government

e-Championing Sri Lanka’s e-Government

“e-Champions” is an innovative programme created to equip a core group of thirty [30] Chief Innovation Officers (CIO) with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive the implementation of an effective e-government in Sri Lanka. This key initiative is being undertaken by the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), in a strategic […]

August 3, 2007 | By | Reply More
ICTA launches 400th Tele-centre at Colombo District Secretariat

ICTA launches 400th Tele-centre at Colombo District Secretariat

The Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) today established its 400th Nenasala (Tele-centre)  at the Colombo District Secretariat. The Chief Guest at the event is Hon. Minister Karu Jayasuriya. The setting up of this Nenasala is aimed at providing visitors with services such as Internet access, computer access, telephone calls, scanning and […]

July 31, 2007 | By | Reply More