United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology for Development (784), established in 2007 at Royal Holloway, University of London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland).

Fields/Disciplines

ICT for development.

Objectives

  • To deliver world-class ICT4D research of benefit to the interests of poor and marginalized communities
  • To develop an innovative and flourishing postgraduate research community, including substantial numbers of students from poor countries
  • To deliver successful inter-disciplinary undergraduate courses in the field of this Chair
  • To train significant numbers of people from poor and marginalized communities through high quality short courses on policy-related matters delivered by the collective
  • To provide cutting edge consultancy and policy advice for those involved in delivering information and communication technology for development activities to benefit poor and marginalized communities.

Host Institution

Membership

Global Network of UNESCO Chairs on Gender

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network:

Communication and information.

Document

Progress report 2008-2009 (short version)

Contact

Prof Tim Uniwin,UNESCO Chairholder
Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London
E-Mail address - tim.unwin(at)rhul.ac.uk  

Work Phone - 44(0)1784 443-655
Fax - 44(0)1784 472-836
Street - Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
City - London
Country - U.K.

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