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The role of governments and all stakeholders in mobilising information and communications technologies for sustainable development - Second Committee, 71st General Assembly
13 Oct 2016 -  Panel discussion on “The role of governments and all stakeholders in mobilising information and communications technologies for sustainable development”
Presentations followed by an interactive discussion
The side event provided a platform for participants to (i) reflect on trends and actions to mobilize all stakeholders to put ICT in the service of the poor; (ii) exchange experiences and lessons on how Governments and other actors can mobilize ICT for realizing the SDGs; (iii) identify priority actions and possible approaches for the implementation of the outcome of the WSIS+10 and the 2030 Agenda in this area; (iv) exchange ideas in particular on how to maximize the role and impact of public authorities in putting ICT at the service of sustainable development, in the mobilization of financing and partnership as well as putting in place the necessary safeguards.
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