technology

15 11, 2017

All countries should benefit from fast-moving ICT revolution, urges UN agency

2017-11-16T15:28:32+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Infrastructure, News|

Revolutionary advances in technology have the potential to “fundamentally transform” billions of lives, but the threat that many people – especially in the world’s poorer countries – could be left out continues to loom large, a new United Nations report warns.

10 11, 2017

Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges

2017-11-16T15:29:56+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Infrastructure, News, Water and Sanitation|

Integrated science is essential to strengthen water management, sustainably use the oceans and tackle climate change, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Science Day for Peace and Development.

12 10, 2017

Humanoid robot joins UN meeting on artificial intelligence, sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:31:36+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Infrastructure, News|

Artificial intelligence has the potential to accelerate progress on global development goals, but also poses a range of complex challenges.

2 08, 2017

Conflict-affected rural families in Iraq to benefit from mobile cash-transfer technology – UN

2017-11-16T15:33:04+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Infrastructure, News|

Many vulnerable rural families in Iraq will now be able to safely receive income thanks to a newly adopted mobile money transfer technology that is part of a cash-for-work programme to rehabilitate farming infrastructure, according to the United Nations agriculture agency.

24 02, 2016

UN Adviser underlines importance of partnership with mobile-communications industry to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

2017-11-16T15:44:09+00:00 February 24th, 2016|News, Partnerships, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The UN Secretary-General Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development urged the mobile industry to work together and develop policy frameworks and technical standards that would ensure no one is left behind at the World Mobile Summit.

16 12, 2015

Countries adopt plan to use Internet in implementation of Sustainable Development Goals

2017-11-16T15:45:05+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Infrastructure, News|

Countries reaffirmed their commitment to utilize Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as an essential tool for achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals at a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly today.