Report Type: Executive Summary

21st Century Financing Models for Bridging Broadband Connectivity Gaps, Executive Summary

The Working Group for 21st Century Financing and Funding Models for Sustainable Broadband Development was established as a cross-sector group of thought-leaders with representation from national regulatory authorities, telecommunications operators, financial institutions, trade associations, academics and not-for-profit development organizations operating under the auspices of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. Its objective was to explore and identify new and innovative funding, financing and investment strategies to address the challenge of

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Importance of ICT and Global Cooperation for Future Epidemic Management, Executive Summary

In the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the whole world has been exerting immense efforts on overcoming the virus. While governments and medical sectors are concentrating on treatment and development of vaccines and medicines, the ICT sector has also been playing a pivotal role in enabling various economic activities while helping alleviate the spread of the virus. In continuation of the function of the Working Group on ‘Epidemic Preparedness’ in

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