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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 is to make the world a better place.

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Data Blog

23 November 2021 — Diana Klien, Head of Data and Analytics, Technology Division, World Food Programme, discusses the humanitarian organization's ambitious journey in digital transformation and details how it harnessed data integration to push back against world hunger and COVID-19.

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CITO's Year-End Message

Mr. Bernardo Mariano Jr., Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO), Assistant Secretary-General, delivered his year-end message, wishing the United Nations OICT family, and everyone, a festive holiday season and a safe and happy New Year. Mr. Mariano thanked the ICT professionals for their hard work in 2021 and highlighted OICT priorities for 2022.

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News Updates

25 January 2022

The United Nations Information System on the Question of Palestine (UNISPAL) website is an online collection of texts of United Nations resolutions, documents and publications concerning the question of Palestine, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, and other issues related to the Middle East situation.

With such a high volume of current and historical content, finding information can be challenging.

30 November 2021

GIS Day is observed on 17 November to commemorate spatial and geographic technologies and to promote awareness of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Geographic Information sciences.

28 October 2021

Youth development is a cross-cutting theme in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. With the launch of Youth2030 in 2018, the United Nations strategy on youth, the United Nations has explicitly highlighted the need for expanded global, regional and country-level action to address the needs, build the agency, and advance the rights of youth across the world, ensuring we leave no one behind.