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Innovation and Creativity for Development
Transcript of Innovation and Creativity for Development
1. Poverty Alleviation and Livelihoods
2. Democratic Governance & Human Rights
3. Local Development & Women’s Empowerment
4. Innovation & Creativity for Development
5. Climate Change
Foster sustainable socio-economic development using
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
How do we work?
Egyptian Education Initiative
2002 – 2007
ICT To Foster Egypt’s Sustainable Human Development Program PH. I
ICT Development for Micro/Small and Medium Enterprises
Supported the establishment of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies (MCIT), providing
Assisted the MCIT with its 5-years
plans and strategies
Goal: to boost ICT domestic sector
stimulating innovation and competitiveness
providing an optimal environment for new business
Transformation and automation of post offices- Egypt New Bosta
Innovation and Creativity
Egypt ICT Trust Fund
is aiming at sustaining, experimenting and enriching the use of ICT as a tool for Human Development in Egypt and act as a knowledge hub for the Arab and MENA region.
Egypt ICT TRUST FUND
Empowering the local telecentres
Mobile IT Units
Increasing computer literacy countrywide
Providing free access to information and knowledge
IT Basics, Agriculture, Health, Women and Child, Internet Safety
Tabluter - Women´s literacy initiative
Smart ICT 4Education
fully equipped schools
Siwa Oasis - Integrated ICT for Development Program
siwan S/MEs online
ICT for Illiteracy Eradication
To increase the literacy rates in urban, rural and remote areas, among women in particular, through the use of innovative ICT tools.
interactive CDs produced
beneficiaries annually in
ICT for Medium and Small Entreprises (M/SMEs)
Empowering young entrepreneurs and M/SMEs enterprises through the use of ICT to enhance the productivity and competitiveness of their enterprises.
Certified Trainers of Trainers
websites published on Ayadina portal
ICT for Youth
Youth Social innovation program
provides funding, mentorship and knowledge to alleviate poverty via social entrepreneurship
ICT for people with disabilities
Improving the living conditions and social inclusion of the hearing and visually impaired people through improving their primary education and increasing their independency.
access to knowledge and information
ICT Trust Fund
UNDP & Information Technology Institute (ITI)
Supporting the NTRA´s participation in and collaboration with International Fora. (National Telecom Regulatory Authority)
Supporting Information Technology Institute (ITI) activities Ph I
Support the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC)
ICT to Foster (II) ICT 4 MSMEs
Establishment of Egypt Telecentre Academy
2009 – 2013
MDGs Awareness Initiative in Cairo University
Youth Social Entrepreneurship Program in Egypt
Supporting Information Technology Institute (ITI) activities Ph II
South-South Cooperation 2013
2013 – 2018
ICT for Comprehensive Community Development
Masr Works Youth Centers
Main areas of cooperation
ITI’s International Cooperation
Skills Development (EDUEgypt - Education Development for Universities in Egypt)
ITI Centers of Excellence :
• Biomedical Informatics COE
• Egyptian Cloud Computing Center – EC3
• E-Learning COE ELICA
• JAVA Education & Technology Services COE JETS
Professional Training (9-month Program)
Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Iraq – Show case: Using Blended Learning for ICT Training
International Academic Partnerships
ITI Community Debates (IC Debates)
Empowering the Siwa community using ICT
Prizes and Recognitions
17 Awards in the last 4 years
Youth employment generation program
address the mismatch between private sector skills demands and youth skills sets by providing youth with the necessary training to increase their employment prospects.
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC)
Creating an environment that nurtures talented
Enhancing Egypt´s reputation as a
global competitor in high value-added innovation.
Strategies and policies
Supported the establishment of the MCIT, providing
Assisted the MCIT with its 5-years
plans and strategies
in the field of
at the national level.
Businesses Incubator Programs.
Developing mechanisms through PPPs for
investment in new skills development
in the ICT sector.
Allocate awards and prizes to
: Ibtiekar and Business Plan competitions.
Supporting the National Telecom
Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
Support to the implementation of
Telecom Africa 2008.
of Egypt ICT sector.
international regulatory experiences to support enhanced cohesion in regional telecommunications regulatory framework.
Support to the modernization of Egypt Post, "New Bosta" Ph. I
Establishment of a
for universal postal service.
of services at national and international levels.
Efficient operation of Egypt Post, utilizing
Masr Works Youth Centers
IT trainings for youth
Enable Youth Centers as
to provide career development
civic engagement, human rights and democracy
Set up of
10 Proto-type centers
in 5 Governorates.
members/staff of Youth Centers and CSOs:
Support to the Modernization of the Egyptian Post (Phase II)
Enhance Efficiency and Accountability of the Public Sector in Egypt through ICTs
2013 - 2018
Enhancing Access to Knowledge for Development
EP’s Technical and
EP service delivery
EP equipped and
utilizing ICT technologies
to widen and improve
management system and organizational structure
& Develop and implement relevant
Increase effectiveness of services
to various customer groups & Develop Strategy Document.
Pilot Study / Local Community Empowerment:
Connecting Egyptian Handicraft Producers to the Global Market
Online E-Commerce Web Portal
Inter-agency collaboration and exchange of data are enhanced by integrating national databases through ICT.
Increased efficiency, transparency and accountability of Public Sector’s Human Resources processes.
Government to citizen (G2C) services are enhanced and new channels for service provision established
E-Government services are promoted and MSAD South South cooperation strategy enhanced.
Master Plan for the
of National Databases
Institutional Support and Strengthening Capacity of MCIT
Institutional Support & Strengthening Capacity of MCIT
To assist MCIT in implementing its national plan, through:
Recruiting and training the appropriate complement of staff
Providing ongoing institutional support and capacity building
Policy advice and analysis, including advice on legal reform.
Support human resource
development for IT
Create an enabling
for IT business
E-Access Initiatives (Free Internet,
Support of E-Gov initiatives
Municipalities’ service delivery
upgraded through e-mechanism
Created new channels for
service delivery & citizen participation
Re-engineering & automation of core business processes
in governmental organizations
Establishment of the
Transparency and Integrity Committee
Empowering and Connecting the Community through ICT:
Egypt-Emergence of the Regional Digital Hub
Universal access policies and strategies developed and upgraded.
ICT applications supported
Legal and regulatory enabling environment created
Human resources Training and development supported
Knowledge sharing and internal management support systems established
National Infrastructure Capacity Building
Telecom Reform Policies
Postal Reform Policies
Formulation of Nile University programs
Incubation of MCIT R&D and Centers of Excellence -ITIDA
E-business and e-signature law wre launched
Arab strategy was set to strengthen the use of ICT industry in the region
Supporting World Bank Study for “Assessment of the Information Center Capacity Building”
Supporting UNCTAD Study “Review of Egypt ICT Strategy 2007-2010
Launched Professional Training Programs which aimed to build a pool of skilled Egyptian ICT graduates.
Facilitated the emergence of an IT Clubs network across Egypt.
Support to the NTRA project
Track 1: Pre-university
Track 2: Higher Education
Equipped and provided training (
Track 3: Lifelong learning
Training for teachers on ICT skills and ICT for Education
Track 4: e-learning industry
Egyptian Education initiative
Information and Decision Support Center
Technology Access Community Center
Sherif El Tokali
Community Development Portals
Support rural-urban integration into one knowledge society
Empower communities through information, knowledge and specialized services
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