Women in Technology Event

On 7 March, OICT hosted Women Leaders & Innovators in Technology event. This virtual event was open to the UN System and the public. The panelists shared their personal journeys, perspectives on technology innovation in their sectors and their thoughts on digital inclusion.

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#DigitalUnite Video Series

The Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) has launched the #DigitalUnite video series. Each week, we’ll post a video about key OICT projects and initiatives, including UN cybersecurity campaigns, open-source software challenges and cutting-edge tools and services.

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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.

All Secretariat entities report to Mr. Bernardo Mariano Jr., Chief Information Technology Officer, Assistant Secretary-General, on issues relating to all ICT-related activities, resource management, standards, security, architecture, policies, and guidance. The Office is headquartered in New York City. 

Our goal is to make the world a better place.

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News Updates

06 March 2023

Web3 is an emerging technology, a new vision for the web, that promises to shift power from Big Tech to users.  Learn more about what Web3 is, and how it is relevant to the United Nations and its goals.

The Office of Information and Communications Technology is pleased to announce the upcoming Tech Salons event:

03 March 2023

Technology increasingly sits at the intersection of many aspects of our lives: how we work and learn, how we interact with the people in our lives and the world around us, and how we access and consume the products and services we use every day.  Diversity in engineering and technology is critical to ensuring different perspectives are considered when we identify and solve problems with technology and results in more creative solutions. 

24 January 2023

The data needs for the 2030 Agenda are great. Geospatial data provide insights for decision-making. And it presents an opportunity to represent the world and its challenges. The rapid pace of geospatial technology advancements, such as increased automation, the internet of things, big data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, improves our knowledge of those challenges.

To achieve the SDGs, we need to understand each Goal and monitor progress toward reaching it.

Join Us

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.