In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, the Ethics of Technology have become an increasingly pressing and complex issue. As innovation continues to push boundaries and transform various aspects of our lives, it is crucial to strike a delicate balance between progress and responsibility. The Ethics of Technology delves into the moral and ethical implications that arise from the development, deployment and use of technology in society.

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More than two-thirds of the UN's targets for sustainable development can benefit directly from digital technologies, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), organizers of SDG Digital.

Read more: Digital Solutions Are Building Blocks Toward 2030 UN SDG Goals, Says ITU

ESCWA organized a workshop on building trust in digital government services in collaboration with the Arab Information and Communication Technologies Union (AICTU), the Internet Society and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The workshop took place over two days, on September 11 and 12, 2023. The opening session on the first day was attended by Rola Dashti, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCWA; Engineer Mohamed Ben Omar, the Director-General of the Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization; and Dr. Najla El Riachi, the Minister of Administrative Development in Lebanon.

Read more: ESCWA Workshop: The Importance of Cybersecurity and Building Trust in Government Services

Telecom Review successfully presented its latest webinar titled "5G Deployment in North Africa,” which gathered industry experts to discuss the adoption rates and potential coverage, along with opportunities and challenges related to spectrum issues.

Read more: Telecom Review Panel: ‘5G Deployment in North Africa’

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