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Closing the Digital Divide

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World Bank
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Publication Year:
2020
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Digital technologies have become vital. In times of crisis, from natural disasters to pandemics, digital connectivity is what’s keeping people, governments, and businesses connected. Yet half of the world’s population is still without internet access, with the vast majority concentrated in developing countries. 

On October 16, join global leaders and private sector innovators as they discuss new ways to accelerate digital access and create ubiquitous, affordable, and reliable connectivity for all—watch live, share your ideas, and be part of the conversation!

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