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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

1 July 2021 — Christina Goodness, Chief, Information Management Unit, UN Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations, offers her perspective on some of the core data and information flows within the peace and security pillar of the Organization for the past decade.

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TechLearnTalks

The TechLearnTalks aim to demystify a range of new technologies, such as blockchain, the Internet of Things and cloud-computing. The latest Talk focuses on Robotic Process Automation (RPA), an emerging technology that uses bots to do repetitive tasks and allows people to use their time more productively. 

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News Updates

22 July 2021

Using a shared or public computer in libraries, internet cafes and airports can be convenient and is sometimes necessary but there is always the risk of exposing yourself to a number of security threats. It is critically important, therefore, that you take extra precautions to safeguard your sensitive information.

Follow these safety tips when using a public or shared computer to keep your private and work information safe.

08 June 2021

Attended by over 70 participants, the second Workshop on Knowledge Graphs for Social Good (KG4SG) featured an amazing variety of applications of knowledge graphs as well as lively discussion by our speakers and panel of experts.

20 April 2021

By Lambert Hogenhout, Chief of Data, Analytics and Innovation, OICT  |  This paper aims to provide an overview of the ethical concerns in artificial intelligence (AI) and the framework that is needed to mitigate those risks, and to suggest a practical path to ensure the development and use of AI at the United Nations (UN) aligns with our ethical values.