United Kingdom, London
UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology for Development
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Prof. Tim Unwin
University of London
UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology for Development, established in 2007 at Royal Holloway, University of London, London (United Kingdom).
Fields/Disciplines: ICT for development.
To deliver world-class 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.