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2nd Ministerial Meeting on ICT Integration in Education and Training

GESCI is partnering with ADEA, AfDB, UNESCO, Intel and Microsoft to organise the 2nd Ministerial Forum on ICT Integration in Education and Training in Africa on ‘Advancing inclusive knowledge societies in Africa, Implementing Africa’s agenda 2063 and the SDGs’. (Abidjan, June 8-9, 2016)

Finland-Kenya 50 years of diplomatic relations

An event to mark Finland-Kenya 50 years of diplomatic relations was held at the Zen Gardens on 10 June 2015. Under the theme ‘From Rhetoric to Reality - Celebrating the Gains of Women's Political Participation and Economic Empowerment in Kenya and Finland’, this event brought together members of the...

ISESCO and GESCI sign memorandum of understanding

Rabat, Morocco - 20 April 2015. In recognition of the significant set of shared values, missions, goals and constituencies of their respective organizations, The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI) today...

GESCI at Mobile Learning Week 2015

GESCI’s Senior Education Specialist Mary Hooker attended the Mobile Learning Week 2015 (#MLW2015) hosted by UNESCO and UN Women in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The theme of the conference was ‘leveraging technology to empower women and girls’. The focus of activities throughout the week was looking...

ICT4E in the Spotlight in Kenya

Kenya’s Citizen TV today [October 28th] hosted Permanent Secretary for Information and Communication Dr. Bitange Ndemo and Alex Twinomugisha of GESCI on its ‘Power Breakfast Show’. The show was somewhat uncontentious as both guests agreed on the fundamental importance of ICT to Education, and thus...

GESCI launch round-up

Presiding over the launch of GESCI as an international organisation at the UN Nairobi on September 29th were those who have been with GESCI since its inception and others such as the Finnish Ambassador to Kenya Sofie Emmesberger, and the Kenyan Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information and...

ELA African Round Up Part 2

GESCI participated in two important sessions at ELA the day before the full conference opened. The first was the Ministerial Round Table – Education Access, Quality and Equity for African Youth. The Roundtable was supported by GESCI, IICD, UNECA and AADLC under the patronage of The United Republic...

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