The target year for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is barely a decade away. A significant progress acceleration will be needed if we are to meet the Goals. Digital technologies and applications are playing a critical role in the achievement of the SDGs.

Poster with text ICT Transformation – Steering the impact of digital solutions on the SDGs

During the CONNECT University session on "ICT Transformation – Steering the impact of digital solutions on the SDGs" Mr Luis Neves, GeSI Managing Director, provided an overview of the digital contributions on climate change and the SDGs to date. A preview of the upcoming research and how it will look at the role and expected impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, 5G, and blockchain was also presented. The session inspired participants to come up with ideas that could lead to  'green growth agenda' in the intersection of the Digital transition and Sustainability transition.

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