About OICT

The Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) enables a better, safer, more sustainable future through innovative technology. It is committed to ensuring colleagues all over the world have every tool necessary to succeed in their respective mandates.

All Secretariat entities report to Mr. Bernardo Mariano Jr., Chief Information Technology Officer, Assistant Secretary-General. The Office is headquartered in New York City.

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Antoine Owens, Project Manager, Operations Support Division, OICT, dives deep into how beneficial the Telephony Project, which enables telecommunications via voice calls, is at the United Nations in our most recent #DigitalUnite video.

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News Updates

The United Nations Innovation Technology Accelerator for Cities (UNITAC) Hamburg is hosting a hybrid conference to bring academic institutions and practitioners together to discuss how data-driven urban technologies can reduce social inequality.

The United Nations Office of Information Communications Technology (OICT) is thrilled to announce the successful launch of the first of five planned 'Reboot the Earth' climate hackathons on 1-2 May in New York City.  'Reboot the Earth' is a social coding series that brings together a diverse group of people from around the world to improve upon or build technology solutions that address the current climate crisis.

From ungsc.org: Telemedicine offers important prospects for timely delivery of medical services to field-based personnel, often in remote areas. To explore the potential of telemedicine services for field missions, pilot projects are currently being implemented in several missions. Read more

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The Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) is leading the digital transformation of the Organization to enable a better, safer, more sustainable future through secure, reliable, and innovative technology solutions. OICT is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for OICT positions. OICT supports the principles of work-life balance and flexible work arrangements.