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WTISD 2020

On May 17th, the World Day of the Information Society and Telecommunications was celebrated.

The theme “Connect 2030: ICTs for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” highlights the ICT advances for transition to smart and sustainable development. It will focus on specific ICT-enabled solutions and emerging trends for fostering economic, environmental and social sustainability.

The Connect 2030 Agenda is a shared global vision for the development of the telecommunication/ICT sector. Under its five strategic goals – Growth, Inclusiveness, Sustainability, Innovation and Partnership.

The SDGs recognize that the spread of information and communications technology and global interconnectedness has great potential to accelerate human progress and to bridge the digital divide.

Information technology will be key to overcoming new challenges and improving people's lives, allowing billions of people around the world to connect.

Covid19 has been a painful situation which confirms that technology must be focused on bringing solutions that affect all strata of society.

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