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Distinguish guests in the seminar on "The Use of Information Communication and Technology for Development (ICT4D)” Phnom Penh: On June 29, 2013 at Sunway Hotel the National League of Communes/Sangkats in the collaboration with Khmer Youth and Social Development, Cambodia Center for Independent Media, People Health Development and Open Institute to held a seminar about "The Use of Information Communication and Technology for development (ICT4)". These organizations hoped to provide a platform for dialogue on development and democracy through this seminar in order to show the results of two prio...
Participants at BarCamp Kampong Cham. 24 September 2013, Kampong Cham provinnce Photoghrapy: BarCampKampong Cham Page Facebook​   September 12, 2013 KampongCham: The first BarCamp Kampong Cham has been organized at CheaSim University of Kamchaymear, Kampongcham province Branch from August 24 to 25, 2013 and it was also the third time of BarCamp in 2013.   BarCamp KampongCham has provided opportunities to 650 participants who are youth, entrepreneur, investors, innovators and organization's staff from different sectors. They were from Phnom Penh, Kampong Cham and other provinces, and they were...
Press Release Workshop on “Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D)” Date and Place: August 29, 2013 at Sunway Hotel The ICT4D Cambodia Network is a group of local and international NGOs in Cambodia, working together to enhance collaboration between the Cambodia’s project partners and SPIDER to promote transparency, sharing of information and a socially accountable Cambodia through ICT. The participating network members include Association for Progressive Communications (APC), East West Management Institute (EWMI), The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (S...
  The Grand Jury of the World Summit Award examines almost 500 of the world’s best e-Content Websites and ICT projects from August 29 to 31. Gender Based Violence Project from Cambodia is one of them. Phnom Penh/Salzburg, August 06, 2013 Gender Based Violence project from Cambodia is nominated by an international jury of ICT experts to enter the next round of the 2013 World Summit Award (WSA) in e-Inclusion & Empowerment category. Gender Based Violence project will compete against almost 500 outstanding e-Content products and applications from 168 countries in front of the WSA’s Grand J...
Omnan RSS 1.0.3 is an Android App which is capable of managing and downloading RSS Feeds from various websites. It allows users to read most updated news articles in Khmer language on devices which are running Android version 2.1 or higher, even though those devices do not support Khmer language. The users could change the languge of App's interface from English to Khmer and vice versa. This android App is free open source Feed reader, powered by FeedGoal, and modified by Open Institute as part of the work of the USAID funded SPICE program. How to install: 1. Open Play Store 2. Find this App b...
Participants at BarCamp Battambang. Battambang-24 May 2013. Photoghrapy: BarCamp Page Facebook Battambang- Around 700 participants from 7 provinces/city (Siem Reap province, Banteay Meanchey province, Kompong Chhanang province, Kompong Cham province , Pusat province, Phnom Penh and Battambang province) attended the BarCamp Battambang that was held at Battambang Build Bright University Branch from 25-26 May 2013. This event was cooperated by Battambang Build Bright University Branch with financial support from USAID through Open Institute, InSTEDDiLap and many companies.   This event gathered p...
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...

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