Information and communications technology (ICT) has become a key enabler in the new digital economy and society, providing us with opportunities for transformation in a wide range of socioeconomic sectors.
IEEE SS12: Age of Innovation 2018 is an international project competition and a maker fair to recognize the best social innovation. Working with UN, this competition would be an ideal platform for promoting regional connectivity and addressing some of the most pressing global challenges.
Recognizing the importance of infrastructure development for achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, ESCAP has been working over the last few years with countries in the region to design different infrastructure financing strategies. This regional event provided a platform for policy debate and knowledge exchange among participants regarding these financing strategies.