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United Nations' telco union launches ICT data and report library
Tue, 24th Apr 2018
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New digital library launched by the @ITU provides access to key global ICT data and reports worldwide. #DigitalLibrary #ICTData.
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Australia gets behind the global fight for gender equality
Mon, 19th Feb 2018
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Aussie Women's Minister to amp global gender equality drive at UN CSW62.
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Only 20% of e-waste is recycled - and this needs to change, says United Nations
Thu, 14th Dec 2017
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A new report reveals that e-waste is a growing crisis, with 44.7 million metric tonnes generated in 2016, and a further increase predicted for 2021.
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New data center to improve statistics on forced refugee displacement
Mon, 30th Oct 2017
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Almost 90% of refugees live in the developing world and more than half of those are displaced for more than four years.
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Robots in diplomacy: Super-robot sits in on UN meeting
Fri, 13th Oct 2017
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At a UN debate on AI's future, Sophia the robot's attendance sparks discussions on ethics and global inequality in tech distribution.
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Volvo’s ground-breaking EV strategy embraced by the UN
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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Volvo recognised by UN for groundbreaking electrification strategy as it becomes LEAD member of Global Compact.
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Sydney charges ahead as a global FinTech leader, Melbourne not far behind
Wed, 13th Sep 2017
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FinTech Australia welcomes strong performance by Sydney and Melbourne in latest Global Financial Centres Index.
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Musk tries to avoid Judgment Day by calling for a ban on killer-robots
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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Elon Musk calls for complete ban on killer-robots, including drones and remote-tanks, in open letter to the United Nations.
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UNCTAD's eCommerce Week: Will a robot take my job?
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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Global leaders gather at UNCTAD's eCommerce Week to debate opportunities and challenges of digital transformation.