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Thursday, 28.05.2020
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AF: Afghanistan

  • AF: Ministry Launches e-Governance Center

    The minister of Communications and Information Technology says the center will ease many services to the people.

    The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) on Tuesday launched the first ever e-governance center in Kabul which will handle a wide-range of services in this field, including the delivery of electronic identity cards, work license, driving license, certificates and passports.

  • AF: Ground paved for private sector to invest in fiber optic

    The implementation of a new policy has enabled the private sector to invest in Afghanistan’s fiber optic networks that would help extend access to internet for 15 million people over the next four years.

    The project of fiber’s implementation began in 2007 and so far Afghanistan has been connected with Iran, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan.

  • Afghan Governors on India visit to study e-governance

    Governors of 20 states of Afghanistan today visited Pipaliya Meera village in the district to study e-governance.

    "The team is currently on a visit to India to study e-governance," Prof Vinod Sharma of the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) said after they were welcomed by Pipaliya Meera residents. The team's visit has been initiated by the IIPA.

  • Afghan theater medics push to expand health IT access

    Key members of a U.S. military medical task force in Afghanistan are pushing for greater accessibility to electronic health records and telemedicine capabilities in theater.

    Sgt. Timothy Kusik, the noncommissioned officer in charge for Task Force Medical East in Bagram, Afghanistan, and his team are working to place MC4 laptops at the bedside in treatment rooms and are evaluating installation of the Army's Joint Telemedicine Network (JTMN) at remote locations to improve data access and to explore video teleconference capabilities.

  • Afghanistan launches e-governance system

    Afghanistan’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) has launched the first ever e-governance centre in Kabul which will handle a wide-range of services in this field, including the delivery of electronic identity cards, work license, driving license, certificates and passports, reports Tolonews.

  • Afghanistan to deploy 70pc e-govt systems in 2 years

    Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Abdul Raziq Wahidi on Monday said the country’s e-government system would be 70 percent implemented in the next two years.

    Wahidi told a press conference here that the e-government system was being introduced for the first ever time in the country and it would accelerate services delivery to people.

  • Afghanistan: Kabul geht online

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  • Afghanistan: Net booms in Kabul

    United Nation Development Programme is training more than 1,800 people in basic computer skills in war torn country of Afghanistan in order to equip the nation with modern information technology.

    The basic aim of the project is to train the civil service and local government staff, and then move on to academia and the public

  • Afghanistan: Online in Kabul

    Despite lacking even a basic infrastructure, Afghanistan appears to be moving ahead with an e-government programme

    The United Nations is turning to IT as a key part of its attempts to help build a government administration for war torn Afghanistan, according to reports on 10 November 2003.

  • Azerbaijan introduces its IT solutions to Afghanistan

    Azerbaijani IT company will help Afghanistan in creating an addressing system of Kabul.

    SINAM Company has presented technical advice on the project of creating an addressing system of Kabul to the public authority in Afghanistan, the company reported.

    Technical recommendations prepared by the company have been approved by the Municipality of Kabul that introduced them to the higher authorities.

  • Azerbaijan to assist Afghanistan to introduce e-services in customs area

    An international conference on 'Implementing and rendering e-services in the customs field' will be held in Baku, chairman of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev said at an event dedicated to the professional holiday of customs officers today.

    "Baku will host a large conference on electronic services in the field of customs in May," he said. "Views will be exchanged."

  • Estonia bringing e-voting to Afghanistan

    The Estonian foreign ministry announced Wednesday that they will support creating an electronic information system for the young, corruption-plagued Afghanistan parliament to make it more transparent.

    The €33,000 project, implemented by the Tallinn-based e-Governance Academy includes electronic voting, attendance registration and a speech system, which will be developed and implemented in Afghanistan’s parliament buildings. The system will have speech and voting consoles, user authentication using fingerprints, screens and monitors for displaying information and a supporting information system.

  • First Two-Day School on Internet Governance in Afghanistan

    On Wednesday April 26, 2017, Afghanistan had its first two-day long school on Internet Governance. The event was organized by a home grown civil society by the name of National IT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA). Afghanistan School on Internet Governance (AfSIG) is a new initiative by a group of volunteers at NITPAA, who worked tirelessly for months to put up an event that comprised of speakers from multiple organizations and multiple stakeholders across the country. The school also had five international speakers who presented remotely via the internet.

  • India to set up telemedicine facility in Afghanistan

    India has agreed to establish telemedicine facility in Afghanistan under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) inked in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, said a statement released by Afghan Public Health Ministry.

    Afghan Minister for Public Health Syed Mohammad Amin Fatimi and Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad signed the MOU on behalf of their respective governments.

  • Indian company will provide citizen services in Afghanistan

    An Indian company has bagged a prestigious contract for providing citizen services in Afghanistan.

    The company—BLS International—has entered into a contract with the Embassy of Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for providing citizen services through registration of Afghan citizens. Under the agreement, the company will open application centres in UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia for the Embassy of Afghanistan.

  • Innovative ICT helps aid workers in Afghanistan

    As Asia’s poorest country and the deadliest for aid workers, rugged Afghanistan offers a considerable challenge to humanitarian work.

    But just as in parts of Africa, the only other area in the world with similarly poor infrastructure, rapid advances in information and communications technology (ICT) have had a profound impact on humanitarian activities over the past decade.

  • New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

    On Friday, 5th July, in one of the largest African Union Commission (AUC) initiatives in professional development, 213 mid-to-senior level Government and public sector officials from eight African countries graduated from a bespoke leadership course implemented by GESCI (Founded by the UN ICT Task Force) titled African Leadership in ICT (ALICT) and Knowledge Society Development.

    The ALICT course, which attracted several hundred applicants from 12 selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, is a 7 month professional blended learning course (online and face- to- face) designed and delivered by GESCI (Global e-Schools and Communities’ Initiative). The course is tailored specifically to the professional development needs of Africa’s future architects of the Knowledge Society in the fields of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), and ICT policy making and planning.

  • U.S. military takes cloud computing to Afghanistan

    The U.S. military is taking cloud computing into rugged terrain in Afghanistan, where according to Lt. Gen. Richard Zahner, the basic hardware and software technology is being packed into mobile boxes that later this year will start to play a key role in networking for soldiers in the sky and on the ground.

    "We now have a government-owned cloud set," said Lt. Gen. Zahner during his keynote address at the Biometric Consortium Conference here. "We're leveraging cloud technology where it's needed."

  • UN University to help build electronic government in Afghanistan

    On 1 May, the United Nations University International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST; Macao, China), in cooperation with the Ministry of Communication and IT (MCIT) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, will launch a project to develop electronic government in Afghanistan. This project — Developing Electronic Government in Afghanistan: Assessment, Strategy, Programme — will be implemented jointly by the UNU-IIST Center for Electronic Governance and MCIT, and co-funded by the UNU and the World Bank.

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