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The “Age of Digital Interdependence” report and our contribution

By Digital cooperation, Digital inclusion, Internet accessNo Comments

On 10/6/2019, the UN High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation launched its report “Age of Digital Interdependence”with recommendations where the Basic Internet Foundation, with its DigI project efforts around the word was an ideal epitome for Global Digital Inclusion and building Internet access around community needs….

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“Let me google this for you” – redefining digital literacy

By DigI project, Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital inclusion, Internet accessNo Comments

With a very rapid development of Internet technologies, new digital divides on the Internet are emerging. The rapid pace of new forms of communication and new access points to the Internet, such as mobile, demand solutions beyond those exclusively concerned with Internet access and technological…

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As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

By Digital cooperation, Digital divide, Digital health, Digital inclusion, Human Rights, Internet accessNo Comments

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all – calls for a reduction in inequality between and within countries. Nevertheless, global inequality is increasing. So what can be done? Inequality is an “entrenched imbalance”…

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UN chief urges top digital tech panel to come up with innovative ideas for an inclusive future

By Digital cooperation, Digital health, Digital inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Internet accessNo Comments

Key discussions among global decision-makers and influencers have taken place at the UN in Geneva this week, aiming to limit the growing risk of international cyber-attacks while promoting the advantages of digital technology, amid a call by the UN chief for “bold, innovative ideas”.

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Our contribution for the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation Call

By DigI project, Digital cooperation, Digital inclusion, Internet accessNo Comments

We formed the Basic Internet Foundation in 2014 with the mission to enable Internet access, infrastructure, and digital inclusion programs on Global South and all under-connected areas world-wide. Creating a common mission and best praxis for digital access in rural and under-connected areas globally, will…

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