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(Part 1) - 14th Info Poverty World Conference
10 Apr 2014 -  As we are approaching the conclusion of the 2015 MSG and the post-2015 agenda, the Conference will review the progress made on the goals achieved and on the growing relevance that the Digital Revolution has in human progress, widening the access to knowledge and to communication to almost the whole of mankind and placing the tools required directly in the hands of those who need them, delineating existing prospects and opportunities ready to be grasped, and investigating, in the wake of the 2011 IWC “Who Drives the Digital Revolution”, the on-going processes, which record also remarkable critical issues on the usage of the ICTs.

9.30 am-10.00 am Opening Session

Navid Hanif, Director, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, UNDESA

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner, Responsible for the European Digital Agenda Report on Infopoverty Activities 2001-2014.

Pierpaolo Saporito, President od OCCAM AND Founder of the Infopoverty World Conference.

10.00am -11.30am First Session

STRENGTHENING SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TO FIGHT POVERTY THROUGH THE CORRECT USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

On the basis of the experience and the results that the conference has achieved following 2001, the first year of the MDG launch, this session intends to open a discussion on how digital innovations have brough t about a substantial change in society and what is still possible to do through the correct use of new technologies.

9.30 am-10.00 am Opening Session

Navid Hanif, Director, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, UNDESA.

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner, Responsible for the European Digital Agenda Report on Infopoverty Activities 2001-2014.

Pierpaolo Saporito, President od OCCAM AND Founder of the Infopoverty World Conference.

10.00am -11.30am First Session

STRENGTHENING SOCIAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS TO FIGHT POVERTY THROUGH THE CORRECT USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES

On the basis of the experience and the results that the conference has achieved following 2001, the first year of the MDG launch, this session intends to open a discussion on how digital innovations have brough t about a substantial change in society and what is still possible to do through the correct use of new technologies.

Chair: Daniela Bas, Director, DSPD/DESA/UN

Karen Tan, Permanent Representative of Singapore to the UN.

Garcia Gonzales, Ambassador Permanent Mission of El Salvador to UN.

Shanu Hiinduja, President of Hinduja Foundation, India . A.K. Abdul Momen, Ambassador Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN.

Hiroshi Ishkawa, Minister, Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN.
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