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Working on CLAW 2019 crisis exercise

Sometimes I am just amazed at how cool my job is. I doubt that many people get to spend time creating a world, and then systematically planning its destruction, unless they work in game design. Of course, creating crisis exercises… Continue Reading →

ITIL is evolving from v3 to v4: what does it mean for me?

Have you heard the news? the ITIL framework is evolving and a new version, ITIL 4, will be released throughout 2019 and 2020. Here are a few insights about ITIL and some answers about its new version. ITIL and GÉANT… Continue Reading →

Future Talents are ready for TNC19 Lightning Talks

11 young professionals from the European NREN community took a shot at getting a spot on the TNC19 Lightning Talk stage, following an initiative from the GÉANT Future Talent Programme. They were scouted by universities, mentored by local NRENs, trained… Continue Reading →

‘Know your onions!’ – Public Affairs workshop highlights work to be done by NRENs

Onions, cabbages and astroturf were surprising features of the Public Affairs workshop that was organised by the EaPConnect project within the GÉANT Community Programme. The event was hosted in Berlin by DFN on 8-9 April 2019. The multiple layers of… Continue Reading →

Registration open for Public Affairs workshop

A limited number of places is available for participation in a workshop about Public Affairs as part of the NREN strategic toolkit. The event will be hosted by DFN in Berlin on 8-9 April and is being organised by the… Continue Reading →

The CONNECT interview: Steve Huter, NSRC

It is fair to say that Steve Huter is a man who doesn’t need any introduction. For over 25 years, he and his team at the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) have fostered networking expertise around the world to create… Continue Reading →

Improving gastric cancer survival rates in Central Asia

Mortality rates for gastric cancer are particularly high across Asia, including the Central Asian countries. Early detection is crucial for enhancing patients’ survival rates. Powered by the CAREN and TEIN networks, telemedical training by experts in Japan plays a vital… Continue Reading →

Kia Ora from the CSIRT Capacity Building event at APAN46, New Zealand, 5-9 August

“Kia Ora!”, welcomed a local Maori cultural group the participants of APAN46 Meeting/Conference at the opening reception in Auckland. From then on, this local greeting and expression of thanks became a prominent part of our time in New Zealand. “Kia… Continue Reading →

Supporting women in ICT in West & Central Africa

Every year, the fourth Thursday in April marks the ITU International Girls in ICT Day. Celebrated with a series of events around the globe, the initiative aims to encourage young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics… Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity workshop brings together EaP and European peers

Key issues for cybersecurity teams in Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries were identified in a workshop organised by the EaPConnect project in Berlin on 27-28 June 2018. Participants shared their expertise on a range of topics and tools. Around 30 people… Continue Reading →

Tapping the potential of the Asian R&E community

With a substantial five-year EU-funding commitment of €20M until 2021, in additon to extending the geographical footprint of the TEIN network across Asia-Pacific, the focus of the Asi@Connect project is unequivocally on capacity building, application programmes to promote and increase… Continue Reading →

Helping Afghanistan’s youth rebuild their future

Minimising the brain drain and equipping the right people with the right skills is central to efforts to re-shape the future of Afghanistan after years of turmoil. The EU-funded Asi@Connect project contributes to these efforts by supporting capacity building of… Continue Reading →

Eastern Partnership meets GÉANT peers at leading European networking conference TNC18

Bringing Eastern Partnership research and education networks together with peers from Europe is one of the goals of the EaPConnect (Eastern Partnership Connect) project. Where better to mingle and exchange knowledge and ideas than at TNC, the largest and most… Continue Reading →

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