All related past events for Global Voices

Jul 19 2010 9:00am to Jul 19 2010 9:00am

ICT and Civic Engagement in Nigeria: the 2011 Presidential Election and Beyond

This symposium in Abuja, Nigeria will stimulate discussion of, engagement with, and reflection upon the role and uses of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in civic engagement. We will specifically examine and advocate around the upcoming 2011 Nigerian presidential election, exploring ICTs as environments to educate, discuss, deliberate, choose, and act.

Sep 23 2009 7:00pm to Sep 23 2009 10:00pm

Communication and Human Development: The Freedom Connection?

Amartya Sen, Michael Spence, Yochai Benkler, Clotilde Fonseca

Nobel Laureates Amartya Sen and Michael Spence joined Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts Yochai Benkler and Clotilde Fonseca in a public discussion of the role of communication and ICTs in human development, growth and poverty reduction. Michael Best moderated the panel, which was part of the International Development Research Centre's second Harvard Forum.

Mar 3 2009 12:30pm to Mar 3 2009 12:30pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

The Tao of the Web: China and the future of the Internet

Rebecca MacKinnon

Most English-language discussions about "the future of the Internet" approach the subject from an Anglo-American and European perspective. But what if you take China - now with the world's largest number of Internet users, fast-growing technology sector, and a strong voice in global Internet governance debates - as your starting point for thinking about where the global Internet is headed?

Oct 28 2008 1:30pm to Oct 28 2008 1:30pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Rising Voices: Helping the global population join the global conversation

David Sasaki

David Sasaki, Global Voices' director of outreach, will discuss the successes, challenges, and lessons learned over the past 18 months of training under-represented communities how to take advantage of new media tools to participate in the 21st century global conversation.

Dec 16 2006 8:04pm to Dec 16 2006 8:04pm

Global Voices Summit 2006

The Global Voices Summit 2006 posed the questions: How can we use the Internet to build a more democratic, participatory global discourse? How can we create a more inclusive conversation about what is happening on our planet, and how human beings in different parts of the world are impacting each other in countless ways we don’t realize every day?