Promoting open-source solutions for a more equitable world

To unlock a more equitable world, a global effort is needed to encourage and invest in the creation of digital public goods: open-source software, open data, open artificial intelligence models, open standards and open content. This is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Digital public goods should adhere to privacy and other applicable laws, standards and best practices, do no harm. The Roadmap particularly highlights the role played by the Digital Public Goods Alliance, which was established in response to the High-Level Panel’s recommendation on Digital Public Goods, and with which the Office works closely.

The following outlines the key recommendations of the Roadmap and ongoing efforts to work towards these outcomes.