In the past year, both HLCM and HLCP have reiterated their commitment to pursue a common strategy to more effectively share knowledge across the system. While extensive capacity to leverage knowledge resources already exists within many United Nations system organizations, the ability of the system as a whole to share knowledge is a critical condition to significantly advance overall policy and programmatic coherence. With these considerations in mind, CEB, through its High-level Committees, has established an inter-agency task force to shape a system-wide knowledge-sharing strategy.
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In the present crisis, technology, innovation and creativity will be critical in creating opportunities for economic renewal leading to a more innovative, eco friendly and sustainable world
Work is underway within the framework of CEB to forge new directions and establish new channels for exchanging ideas and knowledge within the UN system. Underpinning these efforts is a UN System Information and Communication Technology Strategic Framework developed by the ICT Network of CEB. Building on past evaluations of ICT opportunities in the system, this Strategic Framework represents a collaborative initiative geared towards the improvement of communication channels and the development of common ICT infrastructure elements across organizations of the UN system.
Houlin Zhao was elected ITU Secretary-General at the 19TH Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan, Korea, in October 2014. He took up his post on 1 January, 2015.
Born in 1950 in Jiangsu, China, Mr Zhao graduated from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and holds an MSc in Telematics from the University of Essex in the UK.
Information and communication networks are the new engine of the modern global economy, and need to be consistently strengthened and expanded. Technological innovation, investment incentives and strong legal frameworks are essential to sustainable post-crisis growth.
Web for Development (Web4Dev) is the Community of Practice for UN System Web Professionals. Since its inception by the World Bank in 2003, the Web4Dev community of practice has brought together members of central web teams from UN system organizations, international development agencies and international development NGOs.