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 …

Enhanced Broadband Roll-Out Targeted at UN Meeting of Regulators

New York, Sep 21 2011  9:05PM A United Nations meeting to speed the roll-out of broadband communications around the world opened in Colombia today with representatives of 192 countries seeking to share regulatory best practices at the global level. “With enhanced use of ICTs (information and communications technologies), citizens can …