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ICC WBO 16h
Secretary-General of UNCTAD, Dr Mukhisa Kituyi discusses potential of new tech to enable inclusive growth at our cohosted event on New Technologies and Mobile Solutions for Development: “Sometimes we confuse access with capability.”
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UNCTAD 13h
Though we should applaud 👏 the fact that almost half the world’s population is now online, we must remember that an internet connection is only half the battle. It takes the right digital skills to turn access into economic opportunity.
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United Nations 18h
Global challenges require global solutions. “We must work together!” — is at ⁠ ⁠this week.
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UNCTAD 15h
Replying to @commonwealthsec
Thanks ! It’s always good to work with you in these important issues.
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UNCTAD 17h
Now at meeting at in New York, : “Sometimes we confuse access with capability, many people have access to mobile technologies but they use it for social purposes”. WATCH 📺
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UN Sustainable Development 17h
Access to the internet isn’t the whole answer. Sometimes we confuse access with capability. We need more skill development and STEM education opportunities to address the gap. - chief at event at
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UNCTAD 17h
The policies of "analogue governments" are often the first barrier to closing the digital divide that threatens leaving the global poor behind says at a meeting on and development at the in New York at WATCH 📺
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UNCTAD 20h
In less than 1 hour, will be with answering questions live on Facebook in English and Kiswahili. Tune in to at 9:15 AM EDT!
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UNCTAD Sep 23
The photo on the left is how African is portrayed in the news. But the one on the right is closer to reality. Want to know more? Attend our event on Tuesday @ 12:00 EDT or watch it live on More info:
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UNCTAD Sep 20
SOON - Trade and Development Report 2018: Power, Platforms and the Free Trade Delusion, the flagship report from on the state of the world's economic system.
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UNCTAD Sep 23
The photo on the left is how African is portrayed in the news. But the one on the right is closer to reality. Want to know more? Attend our event on Tuesday @ 12:00 EDT or watch it live on More info:
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EQUALS Sep 22
Presenting the 2018 Award winner in the Skills category: 🎉 Laboratoria 🎉 By offering ways for underserved women in Latin America to get tech skills and jobs, you’re creating a brighter digital future!
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EQUALS Sep 22
Applause, please, for the 2018 Award winner in the Leadership I category: 🤩 Women in Tech Africa 🤩 You’re creating today's female leaders and role models for tomorrow's women, and we think you’re incredible!
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EQUALS Sep 22
Congratulations to the 2018 Award winner in the Leadership II category: 🌟 SAP Next-Gen 🌟 Your platform connects everyone—especially women and girls—with purpose in support of the , and we love it!
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EQUALS Sep 22
Congratulations to all the 208 Award winners!!! 🏆 🏆 🏆 🏆 🏆 Find out more:
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EQUALS Sep 22
Congratulations to the 2018 Award winner in the Access category: ✨ ✨ Your work helping refugee women in Syria and Jordan connect with lifesaving info is incredibly inspiring!
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EQUALS Sep 22
Hooray for the 2018 Award winner in the Research category: 🏆 AfterAccess 🏆 We need your evidence and data to show the world how to close the digital in the !
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UNCTAD Sep 22
Access to technology’s a powerful force for development. Access for all should mean exactly that — for all. That's why we’re a strong supporter of .
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UNCTAD Sep 13
may be taking over, but even if you buy all your products online, they still need to be delivered to your doorstep. Watch our secretary-general, , explain why efficient ports and shipping will remain the backbone of .
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UNCTAD Sep 22
Tired of panels? Sick of statements? Want to try a different way to get trade to work better for people and planet? If you’re from an NGO and heading to Geneva for the , join us on 1 Oct. for the 🐝 Be part of the buzz:
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