The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded today with a consensus highlighting the importance of the rule of law and global cooperation to ensure a safe cyberspace.
Views expressed at Internet Governance Forum suggest global internet [...]
Representatives from a broad range of interests, from governments to technology companies, focused on efforts to promote “digital growth” while overcoming many of the abuses of the internet as the thirteenth Internet Governance Forum opened today in Paris.
Internet Governance Forum Set to Explore Pathways to Harness New Technologies for Broader Prosperity
More than 3,000 participants, including high-level government officials, civil society leaders, private sector and internet policy experts, will gather in Paris, France, from 12 - 14 November to discuss international cooperation around issues such as fake news, the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity and privacy, big data, the Internet of Things, and their effects on society.
The second United Nations World Data Forum is concluding today with the launch of a Dubai Declaration to increase financing for better data and statistics for sustainable development.
Representatives from governments, technology, business and civil society gathers in Paris, France, 12-14 November, to address Internet’s role in widening distrust among people.
Almost 2,000 data leaders from government, business and civil society come together to launch innovative solutions to improve data on migration, health, gender and many other key areas of sustainable development.
World Economic and Social Survey 2018 finds that leading edge [...]
Although cities are often characterized by stark socioeconomic inequalities [...]
UN to explore how technology and innovation can help build resilience – ECOSOC 1 to 3 May, UN Headquarters in New York
Setbacks, from natural disasters, to economic shocks, health crises, and [...]
The world’s least developed countries are narrowing ‘digital divide,’ and with millions of people now taking advantage of smart phones and other digital devices, keeping up this momentum can put their societies on the fast track to sustainable development, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
At Davos forum, UN agency launches report spotlighting benefits of investing in better migration data
Investing in value-based migration data that squarely focuses on impact can benefit the world to the tune of $35 billion dollars, according to a new report launched Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, by the United Nations migration agency.
Make digital world safer for children, increase online access to benefit most disadvantaged – UNICEF
Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies, exposing children to new risks and harms – both on and offline – and leaving millions of the most disadvantaged behind, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Monday in a new report.
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.