ILLICIT FINANCIAL OUTFLOWS FROM AFRICA CRIPPLING CONTINENT’S DEVELOPMENT

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Ban Stresses Power of Information Technology to Facilitate Sustainable Development

New York, May 17 2012  2:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today emphasized the need to optimize the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to support sustainable development. “By gathering, disseminating and analyzing information, we can accelerate action to protect natural resources, combat climate change and help vulnerable people, including women and girls,” Mr. Ban …