On 16 January, world leaders, industry experts, civil society representatives and many Broadband Commissioners gathered at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the status and approach to solving the world’s biggest challenges under the theme “Cooperation in a Fragmented World”.
The Broadband Commission welcomes ITU Secretary-General, Ms. Bogdan-Martin taking the helm at the Commission and look forward to continued leadership and dedication to multistakeholder cooperation and partnership in closing the digital-divide.
This year Millicom’s (Tigo) commitment in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) amply reflected in initiatives that sought to minimize environmental impacts, increase digital inclusion, expand
Millicom (Tigo) is committed to building digital highways that connect people, improve lives, and develop communities. During the last two years, its program Maestr@s Conectad@s has been an
This article was adapted from publications from MTN & Smart Africa On the side-lines of MWC Africa, an event organized by GSMA, Broadband Commissioners, Mr.
Aligned with the views of the Transforming Education Summit, the Commission believes that a multistakeholder approach is critical to reaching its targets, and has seen the success of this approach in action in many of the education-focused programs that have resulted from its Working Groups, including the Giga Initiative, EQUALS and the Child Safety Online Declaration.
This article was contributed by Nokia. As we celebrate the UNESCO Day of Universal Access to Information, Nokia is highlighting ways to bridge the digital
This article was originally posted on Nokia’s website. The potential of digital Digital transformation has huge potential in upgrading our abilities to deal with complex,
This article was originally published on UNESCO’s website. The report Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation Competencies for Civil Servants underlines what civil servants need to
Millicom Tigo offers educators free, digital educational tools with Maestr@s Conectad@s’ web-based app
In line with Broadband Commission’s Advocacy Target 4 to promote digital skills development, Millicom Tigo is now offering free, digital education courses to all teachers, mentors, and educators looking to acquire more digital skills and take their educational mission to virtually anywhere.
The Broadband Commission has provided substantive inputs to HLPF 2022, including findings, research, data, and policy recommendations drawn from the Commission’s connectivity-based response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the flagship State of Broadband Report.
Spotlighting the power of digital at the Transforming Education Pre-Summit The United Nations Secretary-General will convene the upcoming Transforming Education Summit (TES) during the 77th
Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) is a dynamic pan-African learning ecosystem in which African citizens of all ages and social classes can acquire or improve their digital skills, gain qualifications and meet the emerging talent needs of employers, industry or be self- sufficient.
The SAMENA Council Leaders’ Summit 2022 convened leaders and experts to address critical issues of the ICT industry, with an emphasis on collective leadership and partnership approaches.
A founding member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, CEO of Verizon, Hans Vestberg, has been committed to achieving meaningful universal connectivity.
Mr. Lacina Koné, Director General of Smart Africa, has been a member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development since 2019. Smart Africa is a bold
In celebration of International Mother Earth Day, 22 April, 2022, the Commission is proud to share the latest sustainability report of its Commissioner, CEO of Nokia, Mr. Pekka Lundmark.
The Broadband Commission’s Open Statement calls upon all to join forces for the LDC5 Conference in making concrete pledges and putting forward initiatives towards connectivity through existing platforms
Broadband Commission Provides Input to the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of progress on the UN 2030 Agenda
Internet connectivity became less affordable around the world in 2021, according to the latest statistical analysis by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), titled The Affordability of ICT services 2021
Millicom’s Conectadas program is to educate young and adult women – both professionals and non-professionals – about technology, the internet, and its basic, intermediate and advanced uses to contribute to closing the digital gender gap.
This article was contributed by Commissioner Dr. Ann Aerts of Novartis and Broadband Commission Executive Director Ms. Doreen Bogdan-Martin. It was originally published on Linkedin.
For experts taking part in Davos Agenda online sessions this week, the world’s push for inclusive and sustainable social and economic development in the wake of COVID-19 hinges on intensifying cooperation to boost connectivity.
On Dec 13, over 100 representatives from Permanent Missions to the United Nations in both New York and Geneva, as well as various UN organizations,
A warm welcome to our new Commissioners The Broadband Commission would like to express a warm welcome to its new Commissioners this Fall. Some members
A Look into Daily Broadband Use Across the Globe The Broadband Connectivity, Transforming Lives Campaign, was announced in January 2020 at the World Economic Forum’s
A warm welcome to our seven new commissioners! The Broadband Commission is excited to welcome several new Commissioners in 2021! Some members are new to
In March of 2021, the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development Launched its New Website Following the input of its esteemed Commissioners and Chairs, the Broadband
This blog was originally published on the ITU website. As we prepare to close the year of 2020, a year that has been full of