UN summit on SDGs (Jul 2017): Alla Kuvatova

High Level Political Forum  on “eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges”. Our shadow report consultant from Tajikistan, Alla Kuvatova (NGO New Panorama) speaking on behalf of the Women’s Major Group during the session “Thematic Review SDG 17:Advancing science, technology and innovation for SDGs – Q&A”.

Over 250 million fewer women are online than men. We want to urgently address the gender gap in access to ICTs and to make sure and enable everyone, everywhere, has access to the same online resources and opportunities, including through addressing corporate control. ICT is specifically mentioned as a means of implementation with cross-cutting transformative potential, but it can’t be effective without appropriate technology governance that prevents dangerous technologies.

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By | 2018-11-12T13:51:23+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2017, WECF|0 Comments