With our partners we apply technology to help foster social and economic development. The projects range from developing solutions, supporting events, training sessions to issue and policy awareness. Examples include:

Featured Projects:

UNDP: Solutions Network of Asia Pacific (SNAP)

Solutions Network of Asia Pacific (SNAP) is a secure platform built on Microsoft technology to enhance collaboration between UNDP country offices, UNDP headquarters, NGOs, as well as government officials, and other advisors.

ADB: NGO Connection Days

ADB and Microsoft; NGO Connection Days in Southeast Asia

IDB: Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills (ATC21s)

ATC21s is a worldwide project to help give students new skills to succeed in school sponsored by Cisco, Intel and Microsoft

BIM: Making Congo's Trade Faster and More Transparent

BIM developed Guichet Unique Maritime to improve Congo's trade

NATO: Civil-Military Fusion Center (CFC)

The Civil-Military Fusion Center, an overall disaster relief technology platform developed by NATO’s Allied Command Transformation Headquarters

UNHCR: Community Technology Access (CTA)

The Community Technology Access program provides refugees with access to ICT skills, equipment and technical support in rural, camp-based settings and hosting communities

Crown Agents: Facilitating Trade Development

Crown Agents is an international development company and a recognized leader in the provision of technical expertise, advice and training to support public sector modernization

UNIDO: District Business Information Centres in Uganda

Growth and competitiveness in developing nations requires technical training, business advisory services, and access to relevant hardware and software

OAS: Enabling Education through Technology

Portal of the Americas is the first regional public educational portal to support Latin America and the Caribbean developed by the Organization of American States and Microsoft

OAS: Encouraging the Development of e-Government in Latin America and the Caribbean

Information and communicaion technology to improve access and improve efficiencies to governments

Gainde2000: Integrated Single Window Platform

GAINDE 2000, a Microsoft partner from Senegal, has built innovative "Single Window" trade solutions

Greenline Systems: Risk Management and Border Control

GreenLine Systems, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner, developed iBench focusing on risk management and control of the cross border movement

UNESCO: ICT Competency Framework for Teachers

The ICT Competency Framework for Teachers was developed by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Microsoft, CISCO, Intel and other partners

IDB: Youth Development Fund

Investment in Latin American youth to spur job growth

IDB:Microsoft Innovation Center for Tourism in Panama

The tourism sector has a significant economic impact in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly for small and medium-size enterprises

OAS: Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas (POETA)

The Partnership in Opportunities for Employment through Technology in the Americas Organization of American States launched by Trust for the Americas and Microsoft

UNHCR: proGres Refugee Registration Platform

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Microsoft employees volunteer their time and technical knowledge

UNEP, WHO, FAO: Research4Life

Research4Life is a public-private partnership of Microsoft, the United Nations Environment Program, World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, Cornell and Yale Universities

SOGET: Enabling Maritime Trade Automation

A public-private partnership between the port community of Le Havre, Le Havre Port Authority and the French Customs

IDB and OAS: Virtual Research Institute

Latin America and Caribbean policy and strategy development for ICT research capacity building; Microsoft Research works with the Inter-American Development Bank, Organization of American States