Building peace in the minds of men and women

Training workshop to promote literacy through the use of mobile phones in Somaliland

When, local time: 
Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 9:30am to Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 5:30pm
Kenya, Hargiesa
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Jaco Du Toit, Advisor for Communication and Information Sector (Tel.: +254 (0)20 762 2346/2566)

UNESCO is organising a 2 day workshop themed “Promoting Literacy through use of Mobile Phones” at Gollis University, Hargeissa, Somaliland. The objective of the training is to promote basic literacy skills to the youth in Somaliland through use of mobile phones.
The training will attract 15 participants selected from 3 accredited Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) operating in Somaliland. This activity falls within the framework of enabling universal access and preservation of information and knowledge, under the Youth Mobile Initiative which supports Ministries of Education and Youth and NGOs in launching initiatives to develop mobile applications for sustainable development and youth employment.