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On December 21st and 22nd, 2016, an exhibition of IT projects from Afghan students took place at the IT competence center (ITCC) in Kabul. 20 outstanding IT projects in direct relation to the civil situation in Afghanistan were presented to a broad public. The best five of these projects were chosen by a jury of representatives from science, politics and the industry.
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- H.E. the First Lady of Afghanistan Mrs. Rula Ghani
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From December 18th until 20th, the twelfth annual international IT Conference took place in Kabul with technical assistance from the IT Competence Center (ITCC) Afghanistan and the Center for international and intercultural Communication (ZiiK) of the Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin).
This year’s IT conference topic was “Cyber Security”.
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Within the scope of the third generation of the Computer Science Master's program for afghan lecturers, 25 participants from nine Afghan universities were studying since 2013 at TU Berlin. From October 5th until 8th 2016, these 25 students presented their Master theses at TU Berlin.
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In order to maintain the network of graduates of past generations of participants of this program and to exchange experiences and knowledge with current Afghan Master's students at TU Berlin, the ZiiK organizes Alumni programs on a regular basis. Within this scope, workshops are held to discuss activities and to share teaching experiences. Furthermore, there are discussions with IT experts, professors as well as with staff members of the ZiiK and TU Berlin in order to get in touch and to maintain a good academic cooperation.
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- Eid Mubarak
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Due to the occasion of the end of the fasting month, the ZiiK Team invited its Master's students as well as PhD Students to a small Eid get-together on July 6th, 2016.
Sharing Baklava, cookies, fruit and tea was a good opportunity for the participants to engage in conversations.
During the event, an instructive talk was held about the meaning of the fasting month.
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Today the linking of local networks with global networks like the internet leads to huge challenges in poorer countries and regions of conflict, too. Threatenings of the critical infrastucture through cyber-attacs occur through this interlinking of networks. During a workshop on 22th April 2016 the platform "Securimate" was presented, which was developed by students during the wintersemester 2015/16, and to the topic related questions were discussed with invited experts.
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At the Graduation ceremony on 4th December 2015 Dr. Peroz and the team of the ZiiK received the price for "Engagement for the Faculty IV". On the one hand the ZiiK is involved in the support of foreign students at the faculty IV and on the other at the setup of digital infrastructures at Afghan and Iraqi universities.
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Every year the ministry of higher education in Kabul organizes an IT conference with technical support of the ZiiK, as well as with financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This year's conference on December 12, 2015, was the eleventh in a row and the theme was "Progress and Challenges".
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On December 3, 2015, the Afghan Minister of Higher Education, Prof. Farida Momand, visited TU Berlin and the ZiiK. The aim of her three-day visit was the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Afghan government, the president of the TUB, Prof. Dr. Christian Thomsen, as well as the director of the ZiiK, Dr. Nazir Peroz.
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Shortly after the visit of Prof. Amiri in Berlin, two employees of the ZiiK traveled to Tunisia from May 26th and June 2nd, 2015. They took part in a workshop of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) where they could present the ideas for a planned workshop in Berlin later this year. Moreover, the proposal of a training program at the ZiiK targeted at Tunisian IT administrators could be introduced and discussed for the first time.
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With the increasing distribution of information technology the amount of electronic waste increases as well, which has multiple dangers for humans and environment. During a workshop on April 17th 2015 the platform "electrode" was presented, which was developed by students in the wintersemester 2014/15, and questions around the topic were discussed with invited experts.
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