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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#DigitalUnite

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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Accessibility Awareness

Font size matters. Keep font in designs above 12 pts for optimal readability across platforms. Whether it’s on screens or in print, ensuring text is legible benefits everyone, regardless of visual abilities. Follow the Disability Inclusion and Accessibility Awareness Campaign on our social media platforms, X and Facebook. The campaign seeks to educate, inspire and engage audiences globally.

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News Updates

From UN News: The UN General Assembly on Thursday, 21 March 2024, adopted a landmark resolution on the promotion of “safe, secure and trustworthy” artificial intelligence (AI) systems that will also benefit sustainable development for all. Read more.

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) invites you to an online panel discussion, taking place on the margins of the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), which aims to facilitate a discourse on academic research related to generative A.I. with a specific focus on advancing, promoting, and safeguarding gender equality.

Last year, on International Women’s Day (8 March 2023), the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) initiated the #WomenInTech social media campaign, spotlighting women’s contributions to the digital transformation of the United Nations into UN 2.0.


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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.