Leaders TalkX: Bridging the Skills Gap: Building Capacity for the Digital Age

28 May 2024 09:00h - 09:30h

This Leaders TalkX discussion focuses on the imperative of ensuring universal access to ICT skills and literacy for all individuals. It emphasizes the need for domestic policies integrating ICTs into education and lifelong learning, eradicating illiteracy through ICT programs, and promoting e-literacy skills. Additionally, it highlights initiatives to empower disadvantaged groups, address gender disparities in ICT education, and enhance local communities' capacity in ICT use. The discussion also underscores the importance of regional and international cooperation in capacity-building efforts and the role of volunteering in promoting ICT skills development.