The most recent Report on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) estimates that 6% of the world’s population is likely to continue living in extreme poverty by 2030, and least developing countries will most likely fail to meet their industrialisatio...
 24 Sep 2019

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Frequency of reference to digital technology during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Statistics show that 821 million people were undernourished in 2017 and over half of schools in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to the Inter...
 29 Jul 2019

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Barbados will host the 15th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) quadrennial meeting in October 2020. It will be the first small state to host the conference. According to the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Motley, hosti...
 22 Jul 2019

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Dr Anthony Land is a freelance consultant based in Botswana specialising in capacity development and change management. He works extensively in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region designing and evaluating programmes on decentralisation, public sector ...

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Low and middle income countries are rolling out sophisticated digital identification systems. Will they be a panacea for social and economic inclusion, or are they another way to control people’s personal information? For generations, peopl...
 21 Jan 2019

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In the debates surrounding the sustainable development goals (SDGs), a huge emphasis has been placed on having the right kind of data in working towards the global goals. We are encouraged to ‘measure what we treasure’ to achieve the 2030 development...
 10 Nov 2018

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Aesop once said that, ‘in union there is strength’. One can argue that this a perfect reflection of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) 2018 opening session where multilateralism, reform of the UN, and sustainable development prevailed. The 73rd UNGA o...
 2 Nov 2018

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Ms Dominique Hempel Rodas is a Swiss lawyer with more than 20 years experience on issues related to international law, development, and private-public partnerships. After several years in the private industry where she held different senior positi...

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To celebrate World Science Day for Peace and Development, the Perception Change Project (PCP), United Nations University (UNU) and the Geneva Global Goals Innovation Day (G3iD) are organising a Pop Up Muse. During the event, participants will brainst...
 10 Nov 2016

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Small and developing states with limited geographical, human, and financial resources face the challenge of doing more with less: they need to employ all available methods to increase their representation, including networks, alliances, and informati...

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Small and developing states with limited geographical, human, and financial resources face the challenge of doing more with less: they need to employ all available methods to increase their representation, including networks, alliances, and informati...

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The workshop will be structured around round tables addressing various historical, current and future issues relevant to fundamental science and society, with an opening up towards Asian countries, in particular towards developing countries around Vi...
 7 Jul 2016

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Diplomatic means can transform the smallness of a state into an asset when promoting national and international interests. This course examines the manner in which small states conduct their diplomacy to pursue their foreign policy objectives, and...

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Capacity development has been emerging as a central approach within development for more than two decades. This approach has gradually shifted the focus of development practice from simple financial aid and technical cooperation towards a complex new...

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Learn to effectively advance education as a bridge that promotes peace, prosperity, and sustainability. Governments are primarily responsible for fulfilling the right to education for children worldwide. However, global education goals such as...

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From 25 to 29 May 2015, the ICT development community, joined by diplomats, academics, and business representatives, gathered to discuss topics related to Internet governance (IG). This year’s forum had the subtitle ‘Innovating together: Enabling ICT...
 4 Jun 2015

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The rapid rise of the Internet has encouraged the use of open, real-time, and linked data to help understand
and improve development processes.The advancement of data use for development without an Internet governance framework, however, raises the importance of inclusion of the most marginalized, as well as privacy and security. This paper will examine such issues, as well as the role inter-governmental organisations can play in helping to encourage the use of data while supporting the protection of privacy and security.

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Internet governance research paper
 Keisha Taylor , 2010
 
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Electronic government (e-government) equals sustainable development for Guyana.This is the thesis illustrated by this paper along with the possible constraints involved in implementing e-government.

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Other
 Sandra Bart , 2011
 
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Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) selection: Lessons being learned How to foster inclusive and effective diplomacy is a question that we, at Diplo, try to answer in our training and research. The global push for more inclusive and transparent go...
 9 Mar 2012

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This paper comes on the eve of the millennium development goals deadline of 2015 which acknowledges ICT as the enabler for speeding towards the finish line. The quest is to explore whether we are all speeding towards a clearly defined goal, given our varied capacities and affinities.

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Internet governance research paper
 Felix Samakande , 2010
 
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Electronic government (e-government) equals sustainable development for Guyana. This is the thesis illustrated by this paper along with the possible constraints involved in implementing e-government. 

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Internet governance research paper
 Sandra Bart , 2010
 
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