Report Type: Advocacy Document

Broadband Commission Manifesto: Global Goal of Universal Connectivity

The Broadband Commission Manifesto calls on the global community to recognize digital connectivity as the foundational element of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Manifesto affirms the commitment of the Broadband Commission to mobilize efforts to achieve the ‘Global Goal of Universal Connectivity’ in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation and other connectivity initiatives. Additional Resources Spanish Russian Arabic Chinese French

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COVID-19 Crisis: Agenda for Action

Commissioners and their organizations are urgently collaborating to compile and disseminate a repository of tangible actions based on the three pillars of resilient connectivity, affordable access, and safe use of online services for informed and educated societies, to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and ease the immediate adverse impacts for economies and societies. Commissioners commit to champion and implement this Agenda for Action and invite all parties –

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Open Statement from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development to the Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP-22)

Broadband for Implementing the Paris Agreement The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to the UN Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP-22) Conference in Morocco in November 2016. We, the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, affirm our sincere belief in the vital role of broadband for addressing climate change and for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We urge attendees to the UN Marrakech Climate

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Open Statement from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development to UN Habitat III Conference

The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) from 17 to 20 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador.  We, the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development2 , affirm our sincere conviction and belief in the vital role of broadband for building and transforming cities and human settlements, and for achieving the goals of the New

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Open Statement from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development to the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)

Ensuring that No One is Left Behind The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to the meeting of the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) taking place in New York from 11-20 July 2016. We, the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, affirm our sincere conviction and belief in the vital role of broadband in building and transforming our economies and societies, and achieving the Sustainable Development

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Open Statement from the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development to the World Humanitarian Summit

The UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development addresses this Open Statement to country delegates at the World Humanitarian Summit 2016, aid and disaster relief agencies and workers, the international development community and the private sector: We, the UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development1 , affirm our sincere conviction and belief in the critical role of broadband in empowering women and men, in transforming our societies and economies, and in achieving

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Transformative Solutions for 2015 and Beyond: Manifesto

Manifesto of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development Taskforce For Sustainable Development and the Post-2015 Development Agenda We, the members of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development, present this manifesto stating our position and shared belief in the benefits of broadband for sustainable development to world leaders, top policy-makers, industry leaders, users and consumers. Broadband technologies are fundamentally transforming the way we live. Broadband infrastructure, applications and services offer important

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