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UN Deputy Secretary-General addresses SDG Digital

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Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General speaking at the SDG Digital event

“Digital technologies, when used responsibly, can be the catalyst for economic and societal transformations,” said Amina J Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, at SDG Digital in New York on 17 September.

She made the remarks at SDG Digital, convened by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to explore solutions to accelerate progress on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“Digital technologies can provide benefits for climate and power-system resilience, especially in developing countries,” she added at the event during the UN’s SDG Action Weekend in New York.

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Image credits: ITU/D. Woldu

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