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Amandeep Singh Gill

Digital Cooperation with Amandeep Singh Gill

The UN Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation and ‘Our Common Agenda’ underscore the need for enhanced and improved digital cooperation. ITU and the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology have been working closely to promote digital cooperation, including through the Partner2Connect Digital Coalition.

In this episode, Doreen Bogdan-Martin speaks with Amandeep Singh Gill, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology. Listen to find out more about his vision, the concept of the ‘’digital commons’’, the proposed Global Digital Compact, and more!

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Digital technology towards transforming education with H.E. David Moinina Sengeh

Around half of the world’s primary schools still lack computers and internet access. ITU and UNICEF’s Giga school connectivity aims to turn this around by connecting all schools to the internet. What further opportunities do digital technologies offer to transform education?

H.E. David Moinina Sengeh, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and Chief Innovation Officer, speaks with BDT Director Doreen Bogdan-Martin on his country’s approach towards using technology in education. He shares that more girls are now enrolled in school, than before the COVID-19 pandemic, in Sierra Leone. Listen to his views and advice to the global community ahead of the UN Transforming Education Summit.

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H.E. David Moinina Sengeh

The UNconnected podcast

The UNconnected is an ITU podcast series hosted by Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (2019 – 2022).

The podcast discussions focus on global collaboration to connect the 2.7 billion people that remain unconnected, to achieve sustainable socio-economic development for all.

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