United Kingdom, London

UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)

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Description and Mandate of the Chair

UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) has been established in 2007 at Royal Holloway, University of London, London (United Kingdom).

Objectives

  • 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.

(Ver. █-2021)

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