20 03, 2018

Why connecting communities through digital skills matters for the SDGs

2018-03-20T15:25:15+00:00March 20th, 2018|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

Digital technology has been widely recognised as a vital tool to further sustainable development. But many people around the world still lack basic skills required to reap the benefits of the digital economy.

21 12, 2017

5 ways to shape our digital future

2017-12-21T16:54:35+00:00December 21st, 2017|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

ICT has been recognised as an underpinning tool to facilitate achievement of the UN SDGs. Yet there is also recognition of the need to equip populations with the necessary digital skills, including literacy, technical and soft skills to meaningfully use and reap the benefits of digital technology.

13 10, 2017

From abuse to empowerment: ICC hears one woman’s story to entrepreneurship

2017-10-13T11:57:14+00:00October 13th, 2017|News|

The inspiring story of abused child doughnut seller turned international catwalk model was the focus of an ICC World Business Women event aiming to highlight how developing business skills in women can drive gender equality targets as laid out under the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Paris, 13 October 2017 Rebecca Ayoko, [...]

20 07, 2017

What you may have missed at this week’s SDG Business Forum

2017-07-20T15:30:28+00:00July 20th, 2017|News|

During a high-level political forum, at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, ICC teamed up with the UN Global Compact to convene 1,500 business leaders and government representatives to discuss how the private sector is contributing to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The forum presented an opportunity to highlight [...]

17 07, 2017

3 reasons why ICT matters for gender equality

2017-08-17T11:54:43+00:00July 17th, 2017|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

A United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is in full swing to track progress on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), formally adopted two years ago. New York, 17 July 2017 For women the world over, information and communication technologies (ICT) can be leveraged for personal security, better access to education and [...]