CVISNET Presents e-Resilience During UN-ESCAP 2018

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Last August 27 to 31, 2018, Mr. Jeffrey Llanto, Executive Director of CVISNET Foundation, Inc. presented the importance of ‘e-Resilience’ during disasters and normal day to day situations, the Role of Information and Communications Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and the 5I’s for e-Resilience Preparation in Asia-Pacific; during the United Nations – Economic

ICT Disaster Response Conference 2017

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To raise awareness in reducing the effects of disasters through a showcase of different ICT solutions that serves to improve communications, resilience and disaster response, we are pleased to announce the very FIRST Information and Communication Technology Disaster Response Conference (ICT DRC) in Cebu City. The event will be on September 20 to 21, 2017

CVISNET Conducts Nepal MDRU Field Testing and Technical Training

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Last July 10-12, 2018, CVISNET visited Kathmandu of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to conduct the Nepal MDRU Field Testing, Community Preparation and Technical Training. The visit was in cooperation the Education Nepal Foundation (EN) of Nepal and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation of Japan (NTT). During the 2015 Nepal earthquake, it left almost

1st Asia Pacific Information Superhighway Steering Committee

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Over 100 international and regional ICT experts attended the first session of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS) Steering Committee held last November 1 – 2, 2017 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event is a collaboration by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of Bangladesh to enhance

8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum

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CVISNET Executive Director Jeffrey Llanto represented the foundation during the 8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum held Bangkok, Thailand, from 26 to 29 July 2017 at Chulalongkorn Unviersity. The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is a multi-stakeholder platform for public policy on internet and its impact on society. For almost a decade,

CVISNET Wins 2016 IGF Award

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CVISNET wins 2016 Internet Governance Forum (ISIF Asia Award for Community Impact) The Movable and Deployable Resource ICT Unit (MDRU) is Philippines entry to the 2016 SEED Alliance Award and one of the eight winning innovative initiatives given international recognition for its contribution to the region’s social and economic development. Official IGF Coverage at www.intgovforum.org website.

ITU visits Movable and Deployable ICT Resource Unit Project Site

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The International Telecommunications Union of the United Nations visited the MDRU project site in the Municipality of San Remigio, Cebu Province. Ms. Ramita Sharma, ITU Project Coordinator in-charge, visited the site last March 16 to 18, 2016. During the visit, the capability of the MDRU as a resilient communication system was demonstrated. Ms. Sharma interviewed

Talisay City Plans to use MDRU for Disaster Communication

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The City of Talisay, Cebu Province approved to aquire MDRU Attache Case unit during the 1st 2016 City Development Council meeting last March 16, 2016. Mayor Johnny V. de los Reyes of Talisay City presided the meeeting and had the approval of the majority of the CDC represented by the city council and component barangays.
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