Featured Research and Reports
The report, ‘Strategies towards universal smartphone access’ by the Broadband Commission Working Group on Smartphone Access represents the first multi-stakeholder analysis on the topic of smartphone access.
The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development is aligned with the objectives of TES and recognizes the critical roles of digital connectivity, capacity and content in transforming education and lifelong learning systems. Since 2010, the Commission has developed a multitude of collaborative and impactful policy recommendations for connecting schools to the Internet and digitalizing education to enable a more inclusive and sustainable approach to learning.
The interim report on data for learning explores the potential of harnessing the transformative potential of data to improve educations systems.
Written by the Broadband Commission Working Group on AI Capacity Building, the Working Group Report introduces a competency framework for civil servants, spelling out the Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation Competencies needed today.
A compilation of actionable recommendations for achieving SDG4 through connectivity, based on desk research of the Broadband Commission outcome reports.
The Broadband Commission Working Group on Virtual Health and Care was launched to examine virtual health and care in context of the COVID-19 pandemic: the trends, forecasts, key role of policy in influencing adoption, challenges, and ways of overcoming them. Co-chaired by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO,
The Broadband Commission Working Group on Epidemic Management was organized to analyze international efforts, best practices, and lessons learned from the use of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs) in response to COVID-19, and to present collaborative approaches to overcome future pandemics. Launched in September 2020 and chaired by Dr. Hyeonmo Ku, Chief Executive Officer
The seven Advocacy Targets of the Broadband Commission reflect ambitious and aspirational goals and function as a policy and programmatic guide for national and international action in broadband development. Starting initially with four connectivity goals established in 2011, the Targets were expanded to five in 2013, with the addition of the gender equality goal, and eventually to seven in 2018.
The Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to the 5th United Nations Conference of the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) convening every 10 years and held in 2022 at a critical time, as the final decade of action for the 2030 agenda gathers pace.