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Pages tagged with Technology and innovation

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CEB: Fostering inter-agency collaboration in knowledge management and knowledge sharing 23.02.2017

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.

CEB: Technology and innovation 23.02.2017

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

CEB: Box 5.2 Knowledge sharing and information technology in support of the MDGs 23.02.2017

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.

CEB: Mr. Houlin Zhao 23.02.2017

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.

HLCP: Technology and innovation 23.02.2017

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.

CEBs: Web for Development (Web4Dev) 19.02.2013

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.

Documents tagged with Technology and innovation

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HLCP: Report of 15th Session (September 1999, New York) 23.02.2017

Bookmarks tagged with Technology and innovation

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HLCP: Africa Renewal: January 2014 23.02.2017

The Africa Renewal information programme, produced by the Africa Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information, provides up-to-date information and analysis of the major economic and development challenges facing Africa today. Among the major items it produces is the renowned magazine, Africa Renewal (formerly Africa Recovery), which first appeared in 1987. It also produces a range of public information materials, including backgrounders, press releases and feature articles.

Direct access: Africa Renewal: January 2014
UNCTAD: Technology and Innovation Report 2012 23.02.2017

UNCTAD’s Technology and Innovation Report 2012 focuses on how South-South collaboration can help address key capacity questions faced by developing countries. The information and analysis contained in this report mark a welcome contribution to the efforts now getting under way to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals and to outline a post-2015 development agenda.

Direct access: UNCTAD: Technology and Innovation Report 2012

Actions tagged with Technology and innovation

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HLCM: Action on System-wide semantic framework (XML) for document management 10.08.2016
HLCM: Action on UN System Data Catalog 08.08.2016
HLCM: Action on Capitalizing on Technology 23.02.2017

Executive Bios tagged with Technology and innovation

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CEB: Mr. Houlin Zhao 23.02.2017

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.