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1 09 Our Strategy Part 2: Strategy, areas of action, practical info

2 09 Our Strategy Connect 2020 Agenda for global telecommunication/ict development Connect 2020 Vision An information society, empowered by the interconnected world, where telecommunication/icts enable and accelerate social, economic and environmentally sustainable growth and development for everyone Connect 2020 sets out the shared vision, goals and targets that ITU Member States have committed to work to achieve by 2020 in collaboration with all stakeholders across the ICT ecosystem Connect 2020 Goals GROWTH INCLUSIVENESS SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIP

3 09 Our Strategy Connect 2020 Goals & Targets GROWTH INCLUSIVENESS SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIP Enable and foster access to and increased use of telecommunications/icts 55% of households should have access to the Internet 60% of individuals should be using the Internet 40% Telecommunications/ICTs should be 40% more affordable Bridge the digital divide and provide broadband for all 50% of households with Internet access in developing, 15% in LDCs 50% of individuals using the Internet in developing, 20% in the LDCs Affordability gap reduced by 40% Broadband services cost max 5% of monthly income in developing world; 90% of rural population covered Gender equality online Accessible ICTs for persons with disabilities Manage challenges resulting from telecommunication/ict development 40% improvement in cybersecurity readiness 50% reduction in volume of redundant e-waste 30% decrease in Green House Gas emissions per device generated by the telecommunication/ict sector Lead, improve and adapt to the changing telecommunication/ict environment Telecommunication/ICT environment conducive to innovation Effective partnerships of stakeholders in telecommunication/ict environment

4 09 Our Strategy Connect 2020 Framework Connect 2020 Goals & Targets ITU strategic plan National & regional plans & commitments Private sector commitments GROWTH INCLUSIVENESS SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION & PARTNERSHIP Other stakeholders commitments ITU Objectives & Outcomes International Collaboration ITU Outputs Regional & National level Collaboration Government agencies Intergov. orgs Private sector orgs R&D/Academia Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals Framework

5 10 Our areas of action ICTs for Sustainable Development

6 10 Our areas of action Enabler for Sustainable development ICTs, to accelerate economic development and to move digital inclusion by overcoming critical obstacles Increasing connectivity to create tremendous opportunities for new and better jobs (especially by boosting entrepreneurship and SMEs) Foundation for a greener economy by innovating clean technologies and to protect the environment for future generation

7 10 Our areas of action Post-2015 SDGs 2015, Transition from the era of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to one guided by the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - Three pillars of sustainable development goals : Economic Growth, Social Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability

8 10 Our areas of action ICTs in Post-2015 SDG The Addis Ababa Action Agenda for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development: Paragraph 114. The creation, development and diffusion of new innovations and technologies and associated know-how, including the transfer of technology on mutually agreed terms, are powerful drivers of economic growth and sustainable development. However, we note with concern the persistent digital divide and the uneven innovative capacity, connectivity and access to technology, including information and communication technology (ICT), within and between countries. We will promote ICT infrastructure development and use, as well as capacity-building, particularly in LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS, including rapid universal and affordable access to the internet. We will promote access to technology and science for women, youth and children. We will further facilitate accessible technology for persons with disabilities. UN Summit on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda in September, 2015 (expected): Paragraph 15. The spread of information and communications technology and global interconnectedness has great potential to accelerate human progress, to bridge the digital divide and to develop knowledge societies, as does scientific and technological innovation across areas as diverse as medicine and energy.

9 10 Our areas of action Direct references to ICTS in SDG Framework Goal 04. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all Target 4.b By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries 05. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 09. Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development 5.b Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women 9.c Significantly increase access to information and communications technology and strive to provide universal and affordable access to the Internet in least developed countries by Fully operationalize the technology bank and science, technology and innovation capacity building mechanism for least developed countries by 2017 and enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology

10 11 Our collaborations Broadband Commission

11 11 Our collaborations Set up by ITU and UNESCO to promote broadband as a key facilitator to achieving global development goals Working groups on key issues such as Education, Gender and Sustainable Development Monitors global advocacy targets to ensure full participation in Information Society

12 12 What to do next Future of ICTs

13 C H A L L E N G E S O P O P PORTUNITIES O R T U N I T I E S ITU at a glance 12 Future of ICTs Challenges and Opportunities Bridging Digital Divide / Inclusion Cybersecurity Effective Standards Spectrum Management Economic Growth Job Creation Investment and Innovation Social and Cultural Enrichment Investment and Innovation E-Waste Disaster-Risk Reduction Greener Economy

14 12 Future of ICTs Key role of ICT SMEs and Entrepreneurship Small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs are critical to ensuring sustainable economic growth. ICT entrepreneurs and start-ups are particularly relevant because - They are involved in the development of innovative ICT-enabled solutions - They have unique potential to make a long-lasting impact in global, regional and national economies - They are fundamental source of new jobs - They can operate globally, from anywhere to everywhere

15 12 Future of ICTs Promoting ICT entrepreneurship / SMEs

16 13 How to facilitate Practical Information

17 13 Practical information Organizational matters: IT info TIES account is a must have to access information and register to events / conferences: Request can be made at Loan computers during meetings: Bring your ID to Service Desk Limited number of computers Service Desk: Varembé building (V29) Call 6666 from any fixed phone in ITU ITU Wi-Fi: Password:

18 13 Practical information Organizational matters: room reservation Delegates are invited to contact: Room Management Office V247 (2nd floor Varembé Building) Opening hours: 8:30-12:30 / 13:30-17:30 Tel / 5746

19 13 Practical information Mission-related info on our website

20 13 Practical information ITU at a glance

21 14 Our learning space ICT Discovery

22 14 Our learning space ICT DISCOVERY Journey through our connected world A visitor centre dedicated to the history of telecommunications which showcases the evolution and exciting future of ICTs and the role of ITU in helping connect the world. Located at ITU Geneva headquarters

23 15 Questions

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