ICT Knowledge Bank

This page provides links to a selection of recent papers and public presentations by members of the CTO Secretariat.



  • Unwin, T. (2014) “A cautionary tale: how technologies increase poverty and inequality”, DfID’s Digital4Dev showcase event, London, 18th March 2014
  • Unwin, T. (2014) “What hope for ICT4D” at Oxford Internet Institute, 11th March 2014
  • Koyabe, M. (2014) “Digital divide challenges: A perspective from the Commonwealth Countries”, speaker, IRTF GAIA IETF 89 Meeting, London, UK, 6th March 2014.
  • Koyabe, M. (2014) “e-Government Security Threats: BYOD – “The Elephant in the Room”, speaker, Commonwealth Cybersecurity Forum 2014, London, UK, 6th March 2014.
  • Unwin, T. (2013) Keynote address “Innovation and Technology: reclaiming learning and innovation”, Commonwealth of Learning’s PCF7, Abuja, 5th December 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “Lessons from WCIT 2012″, speaker, ITU Telecom World, Bangkok, 22nd November 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “Education transformation: from vision to action”, speaker, ITU Telecom World, Bangkok 19th November 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) High Level Panel speaker, Connect Asia-Pacific 2013, Bangkok, 18th November 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “How will the world communicate in 2013?”, Commonwealth Summer School, Cumberland Lodge, 9th August 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “Cybersecurity in the Commonwealth: setting the stage”, CTO Cybersecurity Forum, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 24th April 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “Connecting remote communities: from policies into practices”, GSMA Mobile World Congress, Ministerial Programme, 28th February 2013, Barcelona
  • Unwin, T. (2013) “Reflections on the use of digital technologies in the classroom: lessons from Africa and Asia”, Noves technologies en l’emsenyament, Geografia, História I Economia d’Europa, Barcelona, 21st February 2013
  • Unwin, T. (2012) Multi-stakeholder partnerships for educational technology: critical reflections, lecture to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fundación Omar Dengo, San José, Costa Rica, 3rd October 2012.
  • Unwin, T. (2012) Technology and development: the contribution of OER, Centre for Commonwealth Education, University of Cambridge, 9th May 2012, Cambridge
  • Unwin, T. (2012) Open content for training: lessons from the Open Educational Resource Movement, CTO HR4ICT conference, 16th April 2012, London
  • Unwin, T. (2012) ICT4D: in whose interests?, University of Pennsylvania, 29th March 2012, Philadelphia
  • Unwin, T. (2012) Multi-stakeholder partnerships for ICT4D: in whose interests?, USAID, 27th March 2012, Washington DC
  • Unwin, T. (2012) The roles of regulators in ensuring inclusive ICTs, CTO African-Asia Forum for Regulators, 14th February 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Unwin, T. (2011) International governance and co-operation: whose security, whose interest? RUSI Cyber Challenges for National Security conference, 5th December 2011, London

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