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Ms. Chim Manavy, Executive Director of Open Institute, Date: 27th March 2013 Photo: Open Institute Open Institute organized a training on "The Use of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) to Access and Disseminate Information" with the financial support of The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) from Sweden. 30 participants ( 14female, 16male ) attended including members of the Commune/Sangkat councilors from Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap and Kandal and youth representatives from Khmer Youth Association, Association for People Health Development, Khmer Youth and...
Ms. Chim Manavy, Executive Director of Open Institue Picture: Open Institue Date: February 06, 2013Phnom Penh: To provide youth with knowledge about the roles, duties, and responsibilities of commune/sangkat councilors according to the law of “commune/sangkat administration management” for the effective participation of  the commune/sangkat councilors,to identify the participatory strategies to promote youth participation in the process of decision making through planning and its implementation, and to provide quality programs and services which are effective at sub national level especially...
​​​​​Date: 19 March 2013. Photo by: Open Institute   The SPICE program has invited during the month of March over 57 staff members of 39 Civil Society Organizations to workshops on Using IVR and other Phone Technologies in Civil Society Organizations. The workshops were conducted on the 19, 21 and 26 March.     The increasing use of and access to mobile phones in the country and emerging perspectives on technological solutions for civil society organizations to share information to their audiences, the SPICE program is offering alternative innovation that could be used to address the challenge...
H.E.Dr.Khiev Serey Vuthea at the forum A forum on the use of ICT for Gender Based Violence Prevention was organized on Thursday 14 March. The overall aim of the forum was to raise awareness about gender based violence in Cambodia and the importance that ICT has in promoting and bringing about this change. The forum is part of the project on 'Gender based violence' is a current project lead by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and implemented by the Open Institute and receives funding from The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER).   It is hoped that the disc...
Participants and Trainers at the  training Phnom Penh: Open Institute organized a training on "Citizen Journalists to promote Gender Equality through Information Communication Technology (ICT)" with the financial support from Open Society Institute (OSI-NY) based in New York, USA. There were 26 participants (11 females, 15 males). 22 students from Royal University of Agriculture, Institute of Foreign Language, Vanda Institute, IIC and 4 staff from the Open Institute. The training was held on 16th -17th February, 2013 at the Open Institute Hall with the purpose of strengthening the knowledge...
​​​​​The USAID-funded SPICE program, implemented by the Open Institute, is pleased to be one of the supporters of Tech Camp Phnom Penh events for the coming two-day technology conference. We are proud to bring USAID as one of the partners of Tech Camp. Tech Camp Phnom Penh will start on March 13 and 14, 2013 at Norton University. SPICE supports Tech Camp because we want to empower and capacity building to increase awareness of new innovative technologies among youth, for them to be able to access information easily and participate in the development of Cambodia society. According to its websi...
Ms. Chim Manavy welcomed participant to the training at Open InstituteA training of Ushaidi and Women Web portal was conducted at Open Institute training center, in collaboration with Ministry of Women's Affairs and The National League of Commune/Sangkat and the Cambodian NGO Committee on CEDAW, on 30 January 2013. There were 15 participants from various non-governmental organization includes NGO Education Partnership (NEP), Cambodian Defenders Project (CDP), Community Development Organization (CODO), Conservation and Development on Cambodia (CDCAM), Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (...
Ms. Keo Keoung, Member of Board of Directors of the Open Institute and the executive director of Heifer Cambodia, was delivering her speech to open the training session. Phnom Penh 31 January, 2013 Photo: Open InstituteA training of Ushaidi and Women Web portal was conducted at Open Institute training center, in collaboration with Ministry of Women's Affairs and The National League of Commune/Sangkat and the Cambodian NGO Committee on CEDAW, on 31 January 2013. There were 15 participants from various non-governmental organization includes Silaka, FADC (Koh Kong), Cambodia Association for Devel...
The whole picture of Ushahidi and Women Web portaltraining at Open Institute. Phnom Penh January 29, 2013 Photo by Open Institute  A training of Ushahidi and Women Web portal was conducted at Open Institute training center, in collaboration with Ministry of Women's Affairs, The National League of Communes/Sangkats and the Cambodian NGO Committee on CEDAW, on 29 January 2013. Participants were staff from various NGOs and Government institutions includes Ministry of Information, Ministry of Women's Affairs, People Health and Development Association (PHD), Banteay Srey, Padek, COMFREL, Peace and...
The goal of the Open Institute / Spanish Cooperation Research Grants is to improve the quality of academic research in Cambodia by supporting the use of correct research methodology in Master and Ph.D. thesis, as well as to ensure correct integration of gender aspects in all research.   A maximum of 10 research grants, with a maximum value of $1,000 per grant will be given to Master or Ph.D. students of Cambodian public universities to cover research expenses that take place between January and May 2013 in the framework of a Master or Ph.D. thesis.  Who may apply: students currently enrolled i...

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