ICTs for Sustainable Development #ICT4SDG

ITU has been at the forefront of advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) for 150 years, driven by one unifying goal – to connect the world. ICTs already empower billions of individuals around the world, and will be of critical importance as the global community meets to charter a new path for sustainable development in the 21st century.

This week, the international community will agree on a set goals and targets for achieving a sustainable future through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All three pillars of sustainable development – economic development, social inclusion and environmental protection – are accelerated and strengthened through ICTs.

 

Read the full text: https://itu4u.wordpress.com/2015/09/23/leading-the-field-icts-for-sustainable-development/

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