ICT Solutions for SDGs: Focus on Apps and Online Technology

ITU and Partners

Session 330

09:00–10:45, Thursday, 22 March 2018 Room K1, ITU Montbrillant Thematic Workshop Speakers/Panellists  Link to WSIS Action Lines  Link to SDGs 

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Apps and Online Technology

This panel brings together diverse App and Online technology visionaries/entrepreneurs to discuss the concept and innovation of their technology and how it contributes to the advancement in line with the SDGs.


Disclaimer: The ICT Solutions for SDGs: Focus on Apps and Online Technology is an attempt to bring in new communities and innovation to the WSIS Forum we have conducted research for 3 months and put together a track on ICT Solution for SDGs looking at various aspects.

Please note that this panel does not indicate the work being done by the ITU but an attempt to bring new stakeholders to the WSIS Process - these are mostly innovators who are using new technologies for SDGs.


Sanjay Santra of Ikure Techsoft


Patricia Sigam (Dr.) of digitalMedLab 

Sanjay Santra of Ikure Techsoft

Sandra Andenmatten of Better Study

Andreas Heizmann of Xatena 

• Marija Musja of Empowerment Lab 

Marie Debombourg of WeCan.Fund 

Yonathan Parienti of Horyou 

Christophe Reider of Better Study 


Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C7 e-Lea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-learning
  • AL C7 e-Hea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-health

Innovators and Entrepreneurs will discuss how their technological efforts contributes to health, medicine, education. The future for technology will also be discussed. 

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 4: Quality education logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth logo Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure logo Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

This session provides an avenue for insight to be provided on the practical efforts of individuals to expand online sustainable infrastructure and inclusiveness in education, health, empowerment and much more. 


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