SDG16 Conference 21

The SDG 16 Conference starts April 28th. Building on the outcomes of the first SDG 16 Conference held in Rome, Italy, in May 2019, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Government of Italy are organizing a second SDG 16 Conference. The 2021 Rome Conference will […]

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Girls in ICT 2021

Girls in ICT Day 0 2021

April 22nd is the Girls in ICT Day. Girls around the world continue to be under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through International Girls in ICT Day, the ITU works with partners to build awareness about the gender digital divide, support technology education and skills training, and encourage more girls and young women […]

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Access to Justice

Access to justice for all – March 25, 10am EST

The International Development Law Organization is holding a special event entitled Access to Justice For all, on March 25th, at 10am EST. The virtual discussion is in support of the United Nations Human Rights Council Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law. On 16-17 November 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council […]

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Open Source 101

Open Source 101 – March 30th event

Open Source 101 is a global event organized by the All Things Open team. This is a one-day conference featuring 10, 45 and 90 minute live talks covering the “basics” of open source. While many believe “everyone knows the basics” and can effectively contribute and consume, the organizers say they disagree based on more than […]

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Virtual Libre Planet 2021 starts March 20-21

Libre Planet, the most important free software conference around, starts March 20th. This year, like everything else, it is virtual. Among its many sessions are talks about Technopolice: One year of activism against surveillance technologies; Software Heritage: The great library of source code; Bridging the digital divide in education with free software and hardware; and […]

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