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712, 2016

Young voices from the UN Biodiversity Conference

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification|

712, 2016

VIDEO: Evelyn Namara on women, Internet and the developing world

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment, VIDEO: Infrastructure, industrialization|

712, 2016

VIDEO: Barbara Wanner on barriers women face in joining digital economy

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment, VIDEO: Infrastructure, industrialization|

712, 2016

Tourism can damage or help conserve biodiversity – you decide

December 7th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification, Year of Living Sustainably|

712, 2016

UN World Data Forum gearing up for January kick-off in Cape Town

December 7th, 2016|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Plans are in high gear for the inaugural United Nations World Data Forum, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15-18 January 2017.

712, 2016

Internet can play key role in achieving SDGs, officials say at IGF opening

December 7th, 2016|Infrastructure, News, Press material|

Noting that ICTs can deliver smart solutions to address climate change, hunger, poverty and more, the Secretary-General’s statement urged delegates to keep working to ensure universal access to a more open information society.

712, 2016

With nearly 4 billion people still offline, UN forum to tackle ”digital divide”

December 7th, 2016|Infrastructure, News|

International organizations, governments, academics, and technology leaders will gather at the IGF to address the urgent need to intensify global efforts to bridge the digital divide.

612, 2016

Countries urged to prioritize protection of pollinators to ensure food security at UN Biodiversity Conference

December 6th, 2016|Climate change, Forests, desertification and biodiversity, Hunger and food security, News|

612, 2016

Internet Governance Forum to intensify efforts toward fostering accessible web for all

December 6th, 2016|Infrastructure, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

With a focus on addressing the challenges of today’s digital age and how to leverage the Internet to ensure it provides equal access to opportunities, the busy week-long Forum will run from today until December 9.

612, 2016

VIDEO: Internet Governance Forum Day 0 recap

December 6th, 2016|Infrastructure, News, VIDEO: Infrastructure, industrialization|