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United Nations Day

HAPPY 68th BIRTHDAY UNITED NATIONS
Secretary General says that “in a world that is more connected, we must be more united.” Human Rights, armed conflict, and environmental issues must be addressed.

Measuring the Information Society

UN projects 40%of world will be online by year-end, but 4.4 billion will remain unconnected.Least Connected Countries are home to a third of the world’s total population, & could greatly benefit from access to & use of ICTs in areas such as health, education & employment.

Blog Report: EVERYONE WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD VIA INTERNET, By Ambassador Mo.
 “Since the Internet is essentially a global resource, it is crucial that appropriate Internet governance supports the right of everyone to have access to & use information & communication technologies in self-determined & empowering ways,” says  UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Farida Shaheed, adding that a “human-rights based approach to the issue should always be adopted.” –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/everyone-wants-to-rule-the-world-via-internet/52547Image

Blog Report: BROADENING BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS! By AMBASSADOR MO
“Ensuring investment & innovation without stifling competition is the key challenge of today’s ICT [information & communications technologies] regulators face,” according to ITU’s Secretary-General, Hamadoun Touré. “In order for all citizens to benefit from the economic growth driven by broadband, huge and sustained investments in networks are needed.” –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/broadening-broadband-internet-access/52056Image