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Philippine CeC Program bags FutureGov 2010 Digital Inclusion award
Zamboanga City (19 October) -- The Commission on Information and Communication Technology's (CICT) Philippine Community eCenter Program emerged as the top winner for the Digital Inclusion category, one of the 22 categories of the FutureGov Awards 2010.
The awards, an annual celebration of public sector innovation and best practices in Asia, were conferred during the FutureGov Awards Gala Dinner on October 15 at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (+)
DOLE 9 launches K-ITO
Zamboanga City (17 September) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Region 9, through its Zamboanga City Field Office, has launched a special project dubbed as KABATAAN ITO – Kabataan Information Technology Opportunities (K-ITO), an earning and learning project through which IT-literate unemployed youth shall be tapped and mobilized to act as mentors on basic and practical IT-related knowledge and skills.
This is in line with the government's National Service Program, initiating a new era of volunteerism and community spirit and requiring agencies like the DOLE to develop relevant programs for the youths. (+)