Who we are

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.

Our goal

Our goal is to make the world a better place. We work together to innovate and build solutions across boundaries and organizations. We focus on what brings significant value to the mission of the United Nations.

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Featured Projects

FRIM

By converging sensing devices and IT technology, Field Remote Infrastructure Management (FRIM) empowers field missions to better understand and optimize their consumption of resources--particularly at locations where fuel, energy and water are scarce.

fieldsupport.un.org/environment

Unite Ideas

Unite Ideas is a crowdsourcing platform for Member States, accredited NGOs, and other UN entities to launch technology challenges aimed at developing innovative solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

uniteideas.spigit.com

Digital Blue Helmets

The Digital Blue Helmets is an elite team of specialists tasked with analysing cyber threats—particularly looking at the Dark Web and industrial cybersecurity—and protecting against cyber intrusion.

unite.un.org/digitalbluehelmets

TechNovation Talks

The TechNovation talks feature specialists from academia, private and public sector who explain cutting-edge technologies and their possible uses in education, health, industry, agriculture, and other sustainable development sectors.

unite.un.org/content/technovation-talks-timeline