Ban Stresses Power of Information Technology to Facilitate Sustainable Development

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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 …

UN University study quantifies impact of unsafe water and poor sanitation on child and maternal mortality

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Study Quantifies Impact of Unsafe Water and Poor Sanitation on Child and Maternal Mortality The impact of unsafe water and sanitation on the death rates of children under five and mothers in the year after childbirth has been quantified for the first time by Canadian-based researchers. In a paper published …