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Key events, 2021-2022

  

Internet Governance Forum 2021

The 16th annual Internet Governance Forum was held in a hybrid format, with participation online and in-person in Katowice, Poland, from 6 to 10 December 2021. Outputs from the Forum’s over 300 sessions, including the draft Katowice Messages, are available on the Forum website.

Digital technology-related events during the High-level segment of the UN GA 76th session

Find here an overview of digital technology-related events that took place in the margins of the High-level segment of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly in September/October 2021.

10th Anniversary of RightsCon, 7-11 June 2021

RightsCon was an important opportunity for the Office of the Envoy on Technology to engage with civil society stakeholders and partners on the Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation. At a community labs session, the Office, together with the Governments of Canada and of Mexico, and UN Women gathered feedback on the definition of 'digital inclusion' and the related framework for metrics. The Office also convened a  virtual roundtable of the digital human rights recommendation group as well as spoke at sessions on civil society engagement in the Roadmap process, development of UN systemwide guidance on new technologies, and private sector engagement.

2021 STI Forum side-event: Digital Cooperation to Leave No One Behind: Implementing the Secretary-General’s Roadmap, 4 May 2021

General Assembly's High-level Thematic Debate on Digital Cooperation and Connectivity, 27 April 2021

Launch of the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES), 24 March 2021

Coalition for Digital Environment Sustainability (CODES): Launch Event

Key milestones, 2018-2020

  

High-Level Side-Event to the General Assembly 2020: Digital Cooperation: Action Today for Future Generations, 23 September 2020

#DigitalCooperation - Action Today for Future Generations (23 September 2020)

Launch of the Secretary-General's Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, 11 June 2020

Launch of the Secretary-General's Roadmap for Digital Cooperation

Launch of the report and recommendations of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, 10 June 2019

UN Chief, Melinda Gates and Jack Ma discuss Digital Cooperation

12 October 2021

Digital technology-related events during the High-level segment of the UN GA 76th session

Find here an overview of digital technology-related events that took place in the margins of the High-level segment of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly in September/October 2021.

Establishment of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, 12 July 2018

Launch of a High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation