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Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development

The OECD has recently published the “Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.” The need to mainstream biodiversity into economic growth and development is being increasingly recognised and is now also firmly embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on experiences and insights from 16 predominantly megadiverse countries, this report examines how biodiversity is being mainstreamed in …
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ICT4SDGs: ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) embody a universally shared vision of progress towards a safe, just and sustainable space for all human beings. The book, “ICT-centric economic growth, innovation and job creation“, written by leading scholars and experts from around the world, aims to address the challenges and opportunities offered by ICTs in the areas …
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ICT Facts and Figures 2017

The ITU ICT Facts and Figures 2017 features end-2017 estimates for key telecommunication/ICT indicators, including data on mobile-cellular subscriptions, Internet use, fixed and mobile broadband services, household ICT access, and more. New data show that young people are at the forefront of today’s information society: 830 million young people representing more than 80 per cent …
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Measuring the Information Society 2016

The 2016 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report was launched last week during the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) 2016, in Gaborone, Botswana. The Measuring the Information Society Report, which has been published annually since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index …
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ICT Facts and Figures 2016

The ITU ICT Facts and Figures 2016 features end-2016 estimates for key telecommunication/ICT indicators, including on mobile-cellular subscriptions, Internet use, fixed and mobile broadband services, home ICT access, and more. 2016 marks the year when the international community is embarking on the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their 169 targets. ITU …
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