Building Digital Literacy in Thailand
The U.S. State Department hosted TechCamp Bangkok in the city of the same name on March 20 and 21. More than 60 civil society leaders from throughout Thailand came together for hands-on training in areas such as social media, online organization, digital safety and mobile applications. This event was the sixth TechCamp, a program that supports Civil Society 2.0, which is designed to build the digital literacy of civil societies worldwide. The two-day program includes technology leaders who provide training, resources and assistance that enable organizations to harness the latest connection technologies that enable capacity building and mission advancement. Future TechCamps are scheduled in Lima, Peru; Tel Aviv, Israel; and Ramallah, Palestinian Territory.