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Meeting Summary, Consultation Insights, and Next Steps

2019-02-08T09:17:00+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Update|

At the second in-person meeting of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Panel members to “be bold,” citing the compelling need for “new thinking and innovative ideas to harness the benefits and manage the risks of this digital age." Co-chairs Melinda Gates and Jack Ma also stressed the importance [...]

High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation Meets in Geneva

2019-02-04T19:04:03+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

UN Secretary-General and Panel Co-Chairs Emphasize the Need for New Ways of Working Together in the Digital Age The UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation met this week at the United Nations in Geneva to review insights gleaned from its global consultation and discuss ideas for its forthcoming report. Ms. Melinda Gates and Mr. [...]

Call for Input and Engagement around Key Focus Areas

2019-01-07T18:55:33+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Update|

At its first meeting in New York on 24-25 September 2018, the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation discussed opportunities offered by digital technologies for accelerating the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and for empowering individuals and communities. Equally, it examined the risks associated with these technologies and current obstacles to digital trust [...]

UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation Meets to Chart Path Forward

2018-11-24T14:26:47+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres convened the first in-person meeting of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation in New York this week. The Panel, comprising a diverse group of leaders including government ministers, young entrepreneurs, academics, and activists, discussed how collaborative, global approaches could help tackle some of the challenges posed by rapid technological change. [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Appoints High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

2018-09-06T21:19:43+00:00July 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the launch of a High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation. “The scale, spread and speed of change made possible by digital technologies is unprecedented, but the current means and levels of international cooperation are unequal to the challenge,” Mr. Guterres said. “Digital technologies make a significant contribution to the [...]