Practical Insights on United Nations

Have You Read the UNDP Digital Strategy for 2022-2025?

Have You Read the UNDP Digital Strategy for 2022-2025?

Published on: May 03 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital technology is a fundamental force for change in this century, reshaping economies, government, and civil society – thereby impacting almost every aspect...
Breaking News: NETA is the Future of Humanitarian Assistance

Breaking News: NETA is the Future of Humanitarian Assistance

Published on: Apr 01 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The future of humanitarian, development, and peacekeeping assistance is here! Welcome Earthlings! Hello, my name is AID-UN. I am not a humanoid. I am an aid worker...
5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments

5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments

Published on: Feb 23 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Ways to Implement 9 UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments
The transformative power of digital payments will be invaluable in rebuilding economies from the wreckage of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for women and girls...
Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jul 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on our society. The crisis has exposed the fragility of the current system’s functioning across the globe, but...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....
Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!

Published on: Nov 19 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Nominate Your Digital Public Good Software and Data Today!
The Digital Public Goods Alliance is a network of partners from different sectors who contribute to the identification, support, scale-up, and proper use of digital...
A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology

A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology

Published on: Oct 01 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on A Digital Decade Must Put Local Teams Before Global Technology
Recently, there’s been lots of events around the UN General Assembly on the themes of digital cooperation, and investing in digital public goods to herald a new...
Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Published on: Mar 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Blockchain technologies have the potential to help the international community reduce transaction costs, lower the risk of fraud, control financial risks and protect...
E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

Published on: May 25 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
E-agriculture is about designing, developing and applying innovative ways to use ICTs in the rural domain, with a primary focus on agriculture. E-agriculture offers...
Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?

Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?

Published on: May 04 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?
Around the time of the MDGs, ICT4D became the focus for a critical mass of activity; a “sidestreaming” approach that saw specialist ICT4D units arise...