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Digital inclusion

“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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Financial Inclusion Beyond Payments: Policy Considerations for Digital Savings

By Digital divide, Digital inclusionNo Comments

Across the developing world, financial institutions have leveraged digital technologies and innovative business models to expand access to digital financial services (DFS), such as digital transaction accounts and payment services, which serve as the gateway to financial inclusion. Providers are now diversifying their products offerings…

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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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