30May, 2019

UNCTAD Presents New Framework for STI Policy Reviews

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As part of its continued push to harness technology for sustainable development, the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has its new framework for assessing whether a nation’s science, technology and innovation (STI) policies are in line with its development objectives.

UNCTAD used the 22nd session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development […]

31May, 2018

European Network of Living Labs – August 2018

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The ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs) 2018 will stage its Open Living Lab Days from 22-24 August 2018 in Geneva.
“Living Labs & Global Sustainability Goals: From Theories to Practice” will seek to broaden discussion on the role and potential of Living Labs as mechanisms of open and user-driven innovation in the context of […]

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

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IFIP ambassadors ran three workshops at this month’s WSIS Forum in Geneva, highlighting the important role that ICT professionalism is playing in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Thematic Workshops included:

“Digital Equity and Inclusion for ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction” – run by the IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster […]

11October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations

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IFIP Thought Leader to Present to United Nations

Wednesday 11 October 2017 – New York USA – IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki will today present to the United Nations on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies will dramatically change the world in which we live.

Mr Ibaraki, who is a key decision-maker […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Combined NITC/SEARCC Conference to Attract Over 1,000 ICT Professionals

Wednesday 30 August 2017 –  Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people […]

31May, 2017

Collaborating with AI on Planetary Stewardship

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Sean McGregor, Technical Manager, XPRIZE Foundation and PhD Candidate, Oregon State University


Highlight 1: AI research making us better stewards of life on Earth.

Highlight 2: Instead of protecting a few charismatic species, we are learning to protect entire ecosystems.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) does more than make our technology smarter, it also protects the planet. Consider the work […]

24April, 2017

IFIP Interviews: Mike Hinchey, IFIP President, on the vision for IFIP and supporting UN SDGs

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IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, shares his vision for IFIP, speaks about what makes IFIP so influential and how IFIP supports developing countries, in line with UN SDGs.

What is your vision for IFIP?

Over the next few years I like to see us become more relevant internationally, globally if you like, so we’re looking to work more […]

24April, 2017

IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing

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IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing


Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair of the IFIP Global Industry Council (GIC) and Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), last week chaired and presented a keynote address at the UN Headquarters New York ITU Briefing on the “AI for Good Global Summit”. […]

14September, 2016

Policy Leader Says Technology is the Solution for the Developing World

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Policy Leader Says Technology is the Solution for the Developing World

Wednesday 14 September 2016 – The IFIP World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2016 has been told that adopting technology is the key to solving the development challenges of productivity and innovation. In his keynote address at WITFOR 2016 in Costa Rica, Dr Robert Atkinson, founder and […]