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 […]

1May, 2018

Countdown to 2nd AI for Good Global Summit

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The 2nd AI for Good Global Summit will take place from 15-17 May in Geneva, Switzerland. The brainchild of IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, Stephen Ibaraki, the Summit will focus on how artificial intelligence (AI) can accelerate progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In founding the event last year, Ibaraki leveraged his various […]

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 […]

31October, 2017

IFIP Thought Leader Presents to United Nations

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IFIP IP3 Board Director Stephen Ibaraki presented at the United Nations earlier this month 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 on the professionalism arm (IP3) of the global federation of ICT societies (IFIP) and who also founded […]