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.
The potential of digital technologies and services has given way to the promise of a digital world, spurring economic growth, improving health outcomes, and lifting millions out of poverty. Tapping into this potential and promise is central to USAID’s mission of helping countries on their journey to self-reliance by promoting inclusive growth and resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity. In an effort to recognize USAID Missions, the Lab is hosting the second annual Digital Development Awards (“the Digis”).
ITU Asia-Pacific Regional Development Forum (RDF-ASP 2018) on ‘Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provided a platform for high-level dialogue for ITU members in the Asia-Pacific region in support of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (AP-IS)