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Recommendations for Implementation of Smart Sustainable City Information and Communication Technology Infrastructures in the APEC Region

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) has published the outcome of the workshop "Recommendations for Implementation of Smart Sustainable City (SSC) ICT infrastructures in the APEC Region".

To view the report, please visit:

https://www.apec.org/Publications/2020/04/Recommendations-for-Implementation-of-Smart-Sustainable-City.

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Digital Technologies for the SDGs

Digital technologies including information and communication technologies (ICT) for development are cutting across many sectors. Progress on certain SDGs can be traced and correlated with ICT progress, especially in monitoring SDG 9: Infrastructure, Industrialization and Innovation, SDG 4: Quality Education and SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being, which suggests that these may be the areas with the greatest potential for leveraging ICT for sustainable development.

Russian Federation wins 2019 WSIS Prizes

Three Russian IT projects - “Public Libraries of St. Petersburg”, “My Documents” and “Center for Monitoring and Responding to Computer Attacks in the Credit and Financial Sphere of the Bank of Russia” - are among the Champions of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The award ceremony was held at the WSIS Forum, which took place in Geneva from April 8 to 12.

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