Daily Archives: 27 January 2016

KAICIID, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cooperation to Promote Social Cohesion in Arab Region

From UNDP   Vienna, Austria - The Vienna-based International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will cooperate to promote intercommunal peace, particularly in communities hosting large numbers of refugees, and to address vulnerabilities resulting from conflict and crisis in the Arab States region including Iraq and Syria. To help communities build

By |Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on KAICIID, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cooperation to Promote Social Cohesion in Arab Region

European and Palestine Refugee Students in Syria Connect via Skype to Advocate for Education

From UNRWA On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives. The calls are taking place a few days ahead of the ’Supporting Syria and the Region, London 2016’ conference on 4 February. The

By |Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on European and Palestine Refugee Students in Syria Connect via Skype to Advocate for Education

Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda

From The World Bank Kampala, Uganda— Cellphone usage is expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa, and paving the way for information and communication technologies (ICT) to modernize and boost productivity in the region’s agricultural sector.   Apps like Kilimo Salama, which provides farmers with updated climate data, as well as Vet Africa, which helps diagnose livestock diseases, are

By |Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda