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Mobile for Development

Part of AIDF Asia: Aid & Response Summit Series

16 June 2015, United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok



Mobile phones have transformed lives in rich and poor countries alike. Current estimates from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) indicate that of the seven billion people on Earth, over six billion now have access to a working mobile device. Mobile technology is a promising vehicle for improving financial inclusion, education and community engagement while also enabling faster payments, data collection and health advice to assist aid work and meet development goals.

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Why Attend?

By attending you will discover innovations and practical solutions around the use of mobile devices for humanitarian service delivery, including m-money (cash transfers), m-health and m-learning. Establish how mobile technologies can be used more effectively for improving aid delivery and disaster response and to better meet development goals. You’ll gain first-hand insight from your peers and partners and be able to compare your approaches. AIDF will help you to build long lasting partnerships and effective collaborations. This focus day on Mobile for Development is part of the AIDF Asia: Aid & Response Summit (16-18 June) and its objective is to exchange ideas and influence the global debate on improving humanitarian aid, disaster relief and resilience.

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Who attends?

This summit has been designed for senior representatives from regional governments in South East Asia, UN and intergovernmental organizations, investors, academic and technical institutions, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Government Organizations, community leaders, media and the private sector.

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United Nations Conference Centre

United Nations Building - Rajdamnern Nok Avenue - Bangkok 10200 Thailand

Getting Here

Air Travel

The closest airport is Suvarnabhumi Airport

Other airports in Thailand:
Chiang Mai Airport
Phuket Airport
Samui Airport
Don Muang Airport

By Car

For more information about transportation to the venue and recommended car rentals, please visit: www.bangkokairportonline.com

Travel Notes

The United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) is located on Rajadamnern Nok Avenue and Klong Phadung Krunghasem Road, Bangkok, Thailand. The UNCC is on close proximity to the Government House as well as many Thai government agencies.

Hotels Nearby

Shanghai Mansion 4*

479-481 Yaowaraj Road, Samphantawong, Bangkok 10100 T: +66-2221-2121 | F: + 66-2221-2124; Attn: Chaiwat Yutthikal (Nott)

Siam @ Siam Design Hotel Spa 4*

865 Rama I Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 T: +66-2217-3000 Ext. 1103 | M: +66-96-932-4636 | F: +66-2217-3047; Attn: Natkhanit Chirawacharanant, Phakaporn Chatchaisathapor

Amari Watergate Bangkok 4*

Amari Watergate Bangkok, 847 Petchburi Road, 10400 T: +66-2653-9000 Ext. 5122 | M: +66-89-012-4594 | F: +66-2653-9045; Attn: Sutrapat Kumwan (Si)

Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok 4*

477 Thanon Si Ayutthaya, Thung Phaya Thai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400 T: +66-2247-012 | M. +66-81916-6535 | F. +66-2247-0165; Attn: M.L. Ratchanikrit Khankath (Aey)

Grand China Hotel 4*

215 Yaowarat Rd, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100 T: +66-2224-9977 | Fax. +66-2224-7999 | Attn: Phetanong Naksuthi

Nuovo City Hotel, Bangkok 4*

2 Samsen Road, Pranakorn, Banglamphu, Bangkok 10200 T: +66-2282-7500 ext. 0110 | Fax: +66-2-282-3345 | Attn: Adam Phadungsilp

Royal Princess Larn Luang 4*

269 Larn Luang Road Pomprab Bangkok 10100 T: +66-2281-3088 / Fax: +66-2280-1314


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