Digital Divide

The digital divide refers to the gap between those able to benefit from the digital age and those who are not. The concern is that people without access to the Internet and other information and communication technologies will be disadvantaged, as they are unable or less able to obtain digital information, shop online, participate democratically, or learn skills and offer skills. This resulted in programs to give computers and related services to people without access. Since the 1990s, a potent global movement, including a series of intergovernmental summit meetings, were conducted to "close the digital divide". Since then, this movement …



RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 23 November 2023 English

Benjamin William, the enormity of the task of disaster management has only increased with the existential issue of the climate crisis. [...] This is particularly important in the context of …

widely recognised, associated problems such as digital divide can hamper the effectiveness of disaster response Nishiguchi noted that in Japan the biggest digital divide 9 can be found between the public and private

Southern Voice · 23 November 2023 English

The analysis considers variables such as the gender of the business owner, the industry in which the enterprise operates, and the scale of the business in terms of employees and …

to embrace digital platforms. To bridge this digital divide, specialised training programs targeting women

Relationships Australia · 23 November 2023 English

This would be done in the context of the current review of the Family Relationships Services Program, as a way of better enabling that Program to meet the needs of …

& Ganley, L. (2023). Measuring Australia’s Digital Divide: Australian Digital Inclusion 26 https://www

The South Centre · 21 November 2023

The covered issues include how the TRIPS Agreement can be interpreted to implement its flexibilities, the use of competition law to promote access to medicines, the role of cooperation in …

cautious and critical approach is needed. “Digital divide’ is a crushing blow to the fundamental principle

EHT: Environmental Health Trust · 17 November 2023 English

Notification must include a copy of the applicant’s notification letter, a copy of the notification letter translated to Spanish, and certificates or proof of mailing the letter must be on …

bust the industry myth that 5G will bridge the digital divide. 2020: 5G Wireless: Capabilities and Challenges telecommunications services, known as the “digital divide.” 2012 TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Exposure and Testing

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) is the only global facility dedicated to strengthening the policy, regulatory, and institutional underpinnings of private sector investment in infrastructure in emerging markets and …

Annual Report 2023 • 13 KAZAKHSTAN Bridging the digital divide Kazakhstan faces significant challenges in This has led to a pronounced rural-urban digital divide. The country’s institutional environment represented a major opportunity to bridge this digital divide. However, excessive regulations prevented

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

The Kenya Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) aims to identify the impact of climate change on Kenya’s economy. Through robust and rigorous analyses that cover climate impact modeling across …

Despite the impressive penetration, a digital divide remains in access to broadband, digital public connectivity, devices, and apps to close the digital divide is crucial, but it is, important to plan beyond

ADB: Asian Development Bank · 15 November 2023 English

This publication highlights new sector and thematic directions, operational opportunities, and technology and policy innovations for expanding and deepening regional cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific.It draws from …

cross-border digital platforms, and reduce the digital divide. Cross-border issues are the regulation of Asia grid. (vi) Overcoming the national urban–rural digital divide remains a key objective. (vii) Air connectivity

World Bank Group · 15 November 2023 English

regularly using the internet, pointing to a wide digital divide. As a result, the ability of the government

IDEAS: Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs · 15 November 2023 English

Executive Summary ASEAN Integration Report 2023 Advancing Regional Integration: Priorities of the Youth in the AEC Blueprint 2025 Acknowledging the growing prominence of the youth demographic in ASEAN, this report …

risks of digitalisation and the increasing digital divide, with a particular focus on women and rural curricula with industry needs to bridge the digital divide and empower ASEAN youths. To leverage the potential

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