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On 5 and 6 December 2019, the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) of the of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT), the UN Technolo
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated the 23rd edition of Cairo International Communication and Technology Conference “CairoICT 2019” on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) and the EdTech startup accelerator xEdu announced that they will team up to accelerate the development and implementation of new learning solutions around the world.
Tech companies that build diverse and inclusive workforces are more successful and companies which aren’t diverse and inclusive are at risk of perpetuating biases and power imbalances. These are the main findings of a report released today by the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) in Finland.
As Head of the UNTIL programme, Maurizio Gazzola has spent the past few years focusing on a widely apparent and growing problem: technological inequality and the growing digital divide -- particularly in the approach to SDG challenges. He has spearheaded the creation of four UNTIL labs employing about 60 staff that are working on dozens of projects in the development pipeline.
Speaking at the first-ever UN Youth Climate Summit on 21 September at UN Headquarters in New York, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, had a stark message for the attendees: “Climate change is the defining issue of our time. Millions of young people all over the world are already being affected by it.
As a part student sensitization towards entrepreneurship, 70 + students from different streams (Robotics and Automation, Solar Technology and Mechanical Manufacturing) and professors from Shri Vishwakarma Skill University (India's First Skilling University),Haryana visited UNTIL India.
Tarent is an online app that seeks to engage students through gamification of their classrooms by creating classroom avatars. Tarent encourages student participation by turning the class into a digital sports game where the students compete to win the game by attaining maximum points(or XP). Unlike most education apps that gamify courses, Tarent gamifies the classroom and everything associated with it.
UNTIL Egypt participated in the press conference announcing the launch of argrimisr.com, an online platform developed by “e-finance”, a national company operating the Egyptian government financial network, to scale the agriculture industry and trade.