NEW YORK, 5 June (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — The United Nations announced the winners of Unite Ideas Reboot the Ocean challenge. The challenge was launched as a collaboration between the UN Global Compact and the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT).
NEW YORK, 21 May (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — As Italy confronts the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have had to explore new ways of teaching through distance-learning techniques. In this context, the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) is proud to announce that the Unite Maps team in the United Nations Global Service Centre in Brindisi, Italy conducted a humanitarian mapathon in March.
Estonia Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden have pooled their digital education solutions to support other countries’ education systems during the Covid-19 crisis. The initiative is supported by Startup Estonia and co-organized with United Nations Technology Innovation Lab, the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Estonian Union of Educational Technologists, Good Deed Educa
During its 75-year history, the United Nations has continuously utilized the most effective information communications technology (ICT) in its efforts to promote peace and cooperation.
A permanent exhibition, "Delivering the Message of Peace", in the Public Lobby of the General Assembly Building, provides visitors with an introduction to the past and present of technology used within the Organization, while highlighting the transformations of ICT and emerging challenges.
NEW YORK, 29 May 2019 (Office of Information and Communications Technology) - The Secretariat of the United Nations High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM) today announced that a team from the University of Bologna, Italy, won a global challenge for the Extraction and Elicitation of United Nations General Assembly Resolutions.
The "Summer Of Solutions" is a new campaign for young people around the world that encourages innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges.
Qlik®, a leader in data analytics, today announced the expansion of its existing strategic partnership with the United Nations to deliver critical and actionable analytics insights to positively effect global sustainability and humanitarian efforts. The United Nations, through the Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT), is standardized on Qlik’s visual analytics platform to create applications that advance United Nations’ missions.
NEW YORK, 15 March 2018 (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the United Nations Department of Management’s Office of Information and Communications Technology announced today that the Blockchain for Social Impact team of ConsenSys has won the Unite Ideas “Blockchain for Humanity” challenge, launched by the World Identity Network, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology.
NEW YORK, 25 January (Office of Information and Communications Technology) — The United Nations announced that a team of data scientists and developers from CKM Advisors, a consulting firm based in New York City, has won the Unite Ideas #SciTechMatcher challenge.
10 March 2016, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) represented by its Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director, Mr. Nikhil Seth, and the United Nations Secretariat Office of Information and Communications Technology (UN OICT) represented by the Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Information Technology Officer, Ms. Atefeh Riazi, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in New York.