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Project ID: 1103281076
Entity: Cisco Systems
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Activity: Cisco Networking Academy Program Volunteerism
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Activity description: United Nations Volunteers and the US Peace Corps work collaboratively with the Cisco Networking Academy Program to design project assignments for Volunteers at Networking Academies around the world tailoring projects according to the Academies’ local needs and each volunteer’s core competencies and interests. Volunteers assist the Academies to develop strategic plans to enable them to achieve the objectives of the LDC and ITC Initiatives, with particular regard to female participation. In addition, the volunteers encourage the regular exchange of technical resources to enhance program impact and sustainability, and to assist the Academies to mobilize and empower local community leaders and private industry to support ICT education and local capacity-building.
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Entity from: International
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Related MDGs:
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Activity type: Programme, Training initiative
Time scale: Ongoing
Partners: United Nations Volunteers (UNITeS), US Peace Corps


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