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The Role of Governments and All Stakeholders in Mobilizing ICTs for Sustainable Development

13 Oct 2016 New York - The Second Committee met for a side event on "The Role of Governments and All Stakeholders in Mobilizing ICTs for Sustainable Development” organised by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The panelists and speakers emphasized the tremendous role ICTs can play for achieving the 2030 Agenda. At the same time, while digital technologies have spread rapidly globally, the broader development benefits from using these technologies have lagged behind. Read more.

Highlights of the discussion on the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: Institutions and Sustainable Development Goal Implementation

This note by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs summarizes the 2016 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development deliberations on Sustainable Development Goal implementation from an institutional perspective. Read more.

Overview of Institutional Arrangements for Implementing the 2030 Agenda at National Level

This zero draft policy brief by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs provides an overview of institutional arrangements for national level implementation of the 2030 Agenda. It looks at the summaries of the first 22 national voluntary reviews submitted to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The brief aims at taking stock of the various approaches countries are currently taking as well as identifying common characteristics and challenges. Read more.

The United Nations E-Government Survey 2016 is Now Available in Chinese

The United Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government in Support of Sustainable Development is now available in Chinese. The Survey presents a systematic assessment of the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to transform the public sector by enhancing its efficiency, effectiveness, transparency, inclusiveness and supporting access to public services and citizen participation. Click here to download the United Nations E-Government Survey 2016 in Chinese.


 

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