CEB Joint Statement to UN General Assembly on the Overall Review of Implementation of WSIS Outcomes(11 November 2015)

This CEB statement reaffirmed the important role of information and communications technologies (ICTs) as a critical enabler for advancing the globally agreed development goals, in particular in the context of the new development framework in resolution 70/1, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, which acknowledges that “the spread of information and communications technology and global interconnectedness has great potential to accelerate human progress... and to develop knowledge societies” and contains targets on use of ICTs for the empowerment of women, for education and on access to ICTs for least developed countries (LDCs).

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  • CEB Joint Statment-WSIS-9 December 2015.pdf

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