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As we approach 2015, a new global partnership is being forged to carry on the work of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and shape a new sustainable development agenda involving all sectors of society. 

The Members of the Broadband Commission consider broadband to be a vital part of that discussion, as it is one of the strongest and most effective tools in bringing about transformative solutions for sustainable development. From governance to health to education to gender equality to enabling the low-carbon economy, broadband is already advancing a more equitable, inclusive and environmentally healthy world—but there is more work still to be done

This is a dedicate space to learn more about the activities of the Commission regarding Post 2015 Agenda. 

Latest Reports 

The Task Force on Sustainable Development and the Post 2015 Development Agenda released its second report entitled Means of Transformation: Harnessing Broadband for the Post-2015 Development Agenda at the 10th Meeting of the Broadband Commission on 21 September 2014. 

 More here...

Latest Events/Initiatives

​Following the adoption of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in September 2015,​​ the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development advocates for higher priority to be given to the development of broadband infrastructure and services, to ensure that the benefits of this technology is realized in all countries. ​

Have a look at a series​ of short interviews with Broadband Commissioners speaking on how broadband can contribute to achieving SDGs. 

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Follow @UNBBCom and #ICT4SDG on social media to find out more. ​


Data and Stats ​

New research conducted by the Secretariat of the Broadband Commission shows that while national  broadband plans increasingly recognize broadband’s role in socio-economic development, much more needs to be done to support this ‘invisible technology’ transforming our world. ​

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Highlights on...

  

During the Special Session at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos was held on January 24 2014 and focused on the theme of: Broadband and Sustainable Development: Why broadband should be prioritized in the post 2015 agenda?

The side event explored the opportunity that broadband and ICTs provide towards achieving a sustainable development agenda beyond 2015, looking at the role of infrastructure as a platform for progress and social development. The event also presented the recommendations of the report “Transformational Solutions for 2015 and Beyond”.

Read the outcome report here...