Striking Poverty: ICT to Eradicate Extreme Poverty | World Bank Institute (WBI)

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What is the role of Information Communication Technology in development and how are ICT innovations making economies more inclusive, creating jobs, and aiding education and training? Discuss how ICTs can better empower poor citizens to access services, demand their rights, and gain opportunities. Join Sarah McCue, BluWorld founder and Senior Advisor at the United Nations, and three other experts, Lead ICT Policy Specialist Siddhartha Raja of The World Bank, Special Assistant for Engagement, Innovation & Development Alliances Christine Prefontaine of Facilitating Change, and ICT Policy Specialist Tim Kelly of The World Bank, in a conversation about Innovations in ICTs for Development and Poverty Alleviation.

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