Global Leaders Experience Innovative Technologies Aimed at Solving Key Sustainable Development Issues
Taking place during the 73rd
"Organisations from U.N. entities to community-led NGOs are using tools and information to empower people to overcome some of the biggest challenges we face," said Assistant Secretary-General, Chief Information Technology Officer
The event turned observers into active participants as they self-guided through interactive exhibits exploring different uses of data and technology to help solve complex global problems. Attendees saw technology solutions poised to address such global challenges as hunger, children's advocacy, women's rights, and extreme poverty.
Each of the 16 presenting organizations use data and technology to positively and profoundly impact the global community. Presenters were selected on the strength of innovation and criticality of their solution, and also represented a variety of the size, scope, and leadership required to address our global challenges.
Presenters included the UNDP,
The event was hosted by Dun &
QUOTES FROM PARTICIPATING EXECUTIVES
"Policymaking without quality, accessible data is governing by guesswork. We are excited to participate in this event because we believe data has the power to mobilize decision-makers and influencers to address some of our world's most pressing challenges from narrowing gender gaps that fuel extreme poverty to eradicating preventable diseases."
"Whether I am talking to CEOs in
"Data and analytics are powerful tools to address needs and improve conditions for people around the world. We are proud to contribute to these innovative global solutions."
"Data and the technology to manage it are critical for the global community to manage progress toward and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. We're pleased to bring together so many organizations showing the world what is possible."
"HealRWorld is honored to be selected by
"While peace and stability are the cornerstone for social development, the applications of innovative data and technology solutions coupled with global dialogue present the path for our sustainable future and prosperity."
"At User1st we have seen the complexities of innovation pass by those who need it the most. Thus we believe that while technology can be complex: 'Accessibility Should be Simple'. We are honored to be part of the Gallery Walk Showcase with other disruptive technology vendors looking to move the needle for those who need it the most"
"ANDE is honored to sponsor Revolutionizing and Empowering our Developing World, which precisely aligns with our mission," says
"Today, women-owned businesses earn less than 1% of the money spent on vendors by large corporations and governments. By harnessing the power of data and information technology,
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